Down by 24 in the third, Markelle Fultz scored 13 of his 23 points in the fourth to try to pull off a comeback victory for the 76ers. And just like in his debut against Jayson Tatum and the Celtics, he came away with a loss thanks to a standout performance from an opposing guard. This time the opposing guard was Dante “I’m still only 21 years old even though I was the 5th pick in the 2014 draft” Exum.
The former 5th pick, who has spent the summer training with former NBA player Baron Davis, followed up an 18 point, 6 board, 5 assist night with 26 points and 10 assists in the 100-94 victory for the Jazz.
The Jazz also got another strong performance from rookie Donovan Mitchell. The former Ballislife All-American had 15 points, 4 assists, 3 steals and represents the other half of the DMX duo.