The New Orleans Pelicans played their first summer league game today, marking the first time Herb Jones has appeared in a professional game. Kira Lewis finished with 11 points, 7 assists, and no turnovers. Off the bench, Jones filled up the stat sheet with 6 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals, and 2 blocks, and was a +25. New Pelicans head coach Willie Green said that Jones defensively “was all over the place.”
Jerry Jeudy and Patrick Surtain II are giving Denver Bronco fans reasons for optimism.
Ryan Anderson was released by the New York Giants today. Anderson, sidelined all camp with a back injury, is a vested veteran and free to sign with any team without passing through waivers.
Jarran Reed and Chris Jones are going to be a disruptive duo for Kansas City, if today’s camp was any indication.
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts shares when Jimmy Nelson incurred his elbow injury that led to season-ending surgery.
Retin Obasohan says hello to the fans of his new team in Jerusalem.
Derrick Henry spoke to the Tennessee beat at Titans camp today. Henry spoke on staying mentally ready while the team managed his workload in camp. Henry also appeared on NFL Network on its camp review today. Both clips are below.
Da’Shawn Hand had a media availability as well (starts at 4:25 of the clip below). Hand says he put on more weight for this season to better enable him to come off blocks. Other takeaway is that we don’t get enough Da’Shawn Hand interviews.
Henry Ruggs was mic’d up recently in Raiders’ training camp. The Raiders posted a video on YouTube of the results.
Scenes and Highlights
- Ryan Anderson – released by the New York Giants.
- Kyle Kaufman – waived by the Ogden Raptors of the Pioneer League.
BASEBALL FCL Marlins 5, FCL Mets 3 (Gm 2, F/7). Sam Praytor (C) – 0-3, 1 HBP, 1 run. ACL Giants Black 11, ACL Athletics 10. Mikey White (1B) – 0-3, 1 HBP, 1 RBI, 1 run. ACL Royals Gold 5, ACL Mariners 1. Peyton Wilson (2B) – 0-3, 1 HBP. BASKETBALL Las Vegas Summer League New Orleans 94, Chicago 77. Kira Lewis – 27 minutes, 11 points (5-8 2pg, 0-4 3pg, 1-1 FT), 2 rebounds, 7 assists, 1 steal, 0 turnovers, 4 fouls. Herb Jones – 21 minutes, 6 points (0-3 2pg, 1-1 3pg, 3-4 FT), 5 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals, 2 blocks, 2 turnovers, 5 fouls. Las Vegas Summer League Minnesota 91, San Antonio 89. Joshua Primo – 27 minutes, 8 points (1-6 2pg, 2-5 3pg), 2 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals, 4 turnovers, 2 fouls.