Wolves’ Tyus Jones Scores 29, Wins Summer League MVP

Published on July 18th, 2016 by Astramskas, David | 1,061 views

Playing without lottery pick Kris Dunn, the Wolves won their 4th straight game on Sunday to advance to Monday’s Summer League championship game against Chicago. Tyus Jones scored a game-high 29 to go with 6 assists in the 4th win and was also named to the All-NBA Summer League 1st team and MVP of the summer league.

In 7 games, Jones averagedĀ 19.4 points on 45.7 percent shooting to go with 6.3 assists, 4.0 rebounds and 1.3 steals. His most memorable game came on Saturday when he hit the game-winning free-throws after a Reggie Miller worthy flop at the end.

Joining Jones on the All-NBA Summer League 2016 1st Team areĀ Jordan McRae (Cleveland), Bobby Portis (Chicago), Ben Simmons(Philadelphia) and Alan Williams (Phoenix).

Jaylen Brown (Boston), Thon Maker (Milwaukee), Kelly Oubre Jr. (Washington), Normal Powell (Toronto) and Tyler Ulis (Phoenix) round out the Second Team.


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David Astramskas,

Aka VincentDa & RedApples fka Expiredpineapples. My alter-ego is a digital-marketing guy in Houston. Won editing awards & created obsolete flash websites that have been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. Collects records, laserdiscs, sports memorabilia & toys. Father of 2 daughters that are more athletic and popular on YouTube.

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