The annual NBA G League Showcase is the marquee in-season scouting event of the NBA’s minor league. All 26 G League teams converge in one city to play in front of NBA general managers and player personnel executives from all 30 NBA teams.
Recap the best of Day 2 of 4 in Mississauga, Ontario, home of Raptors 905:
GAME 1: Raptors 109, Santa Cruz 83
The home team opened the second day of NBA G League Showcase, drawing cheers from the crowd in a 26-point victory over the Santa Cruz Warriors, led by Toronto two-way player Lorenzo Brown (24 points, 12 assists). Brown would later suit up for the parent club, tallying 6 points and 5 assists in 19 minutes.
Kennedy Meeks, 905
17 Points, 18 Boards
GAME 2: Reno 118, Maine 113
Sacramento two-way player JaKarr Sampson (16 points, 10 rebounds) paced a back-and-forth affair for the Reno Bighorns, who held off a relentless Maine Red Claws squad.
Anthony Bennett, Maine
22 Points, 11 Boards
GAME 3: Oklahoma City 110, Fort Wayne 108
The Oklahoma City Blue opened their 2018 Showcase weekend with a last-second winner off a fastbreak score by Thunder two-way player PJ Dozier. Daniel Hamilton racked up his league-best eighth triple-double in the win (19 points, 13 assists, 13 rebounds).
GAME 4: South Bay 117, Long Island 97
The South Bay Lakers out-muscled the Long Island Nets in a battle where Los Angeles assignee Thomas Bryant led the way (20 points, 10 rebounds).
GAME 5: Delaware 131, Salt Lake City 106
New two-way player James Young (23 points, 3 rebounds, 2 steals) shined in his first game with the Delaware 87ers, as they handled the Salt Lake City Stars with a punishing offensive game.
GAME 6: Windy City 109, Sioux Falls 91
Chicago Bulls two-way player Antonio Blakeney exploded for 42 points (with 8 assists and 8 rebounds) in the Bulls bounce-back win over the Sioux Falls Skyforce in Windy City’s final game of NBA G League Showcase 2018.
GAME 7: Lakeland 117, Memphis 108
The Lakeland Magic came back from a first half deficit to win the final game of NBA G League Showcase’s second day of action, led by Troy Caupain’s triple-double (16 points, 12 assists, 10 rebounds).