Monday, July 13, 2015

Recap: Blazers 93, Mavericks 80

Though the NBA Summer League traditionally spotlights rookies and second-year players, Sunday's matchup between the Portland Trail Blazers and Dallas Mavericks was a battle of more seasoned NBA up-and-comers.
Third-year Blazers guard Allen Crabbe, who was selected 63rd overall in the 2013 draft, scored a team-high 24 points on 9-of-13 field goal shooting and 3-of-4 from 3-point range as Portland rolled Dallas, 93-80.
Tim Frazier, the 2014 NBA Development League MVP and Rookie of the Year, added 14 points on 6-of-11 shooting and five rebounds for Portland. The formerly undrafted guard out of Penn State had also had a game-high eight assists and grabbed five rebounds.
19-year-old forward Noah Vonleh, selected ninth overall in the 2014 draft, scored 13 points on 4-of-9 shooting and 5-of-7 from the free throw line to go with seven rebounds.
35-year-old Keith Bogans, who played 11 combined seasons for eight different teams, also played 15 minutes off the bench for the Blazers.
Portland had a 48-32 advantage at the half and led by as much as 21 with just under four minutes to play.
With the game well out-of-reach in the fourth quarter, third-year Mavericks forward Dwight Powell scored 12 of his game-high 25 points in the final period to go with a game-high eight rebounds. The 23-year-old Stanford alumnus was 7-of-16 from the field, 4-of-12 from 3-point range and 7-of-10 from the free throw line for Dallas.
Portland (1-1) has Monday off and next plays against San Antonio on Tuesday at 3 p.m. ET. Dallas (0-2) is also off Monday, and faces Washington on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. ET.

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