With baseball in their All Star break, there’s not a lot going on in sports. This is where Summer League comes in.
The Sixers had their third Summer League game in Las Vegas where they fell to the Thunder 84-81 in overtime in a wild game.
They were down by as much as 31 in the second quarter, but the team came back from that despite the eventual loss. Zhaire Smith led the way with 18 points, three assists, and five rebounds in just under 35 minutes of playing time, the most he’s played in any NBA type of game. Smith says he’s playing much more calm this time around in Summer League:
— Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) July 9, 2019
Matisse Thybulle scored 14, and Christ Koumadje racked up a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds.
Up next are the Pistons tomorrow afternoon at 3 PM.
As for the normal Sixers, Kevin has 10 thoughts on the nearly complete roster.
Former Sixer JJ Redick has gold bathroom sinks in his Brooklyn apartment. He was never a true Philly guy.
While the Phillies are off, Tim examines how the starting rotation is Aaron Nola and…sometimes nothing else.
As mentioned, the All-Star game is tonight. Former Phillie and current Cleveland Indian (again) Carlos Santana is batting cleanup.
Tim Jernigan is now a rapper under the pseudonym “Stud Muffin” and referenced former Eagles kicker David Akers. You read that right.
Zach and Julie Ertz are easily Philly’s top sports power couple. But who follows behind them?
In other sports news, Pete Alonso defeated Vladimir Guerrero Jr. in the Home Run Derby.
It looks like Russell Westbrook is trying to get out of Oklahoma City. The tank job is on.
John Boruk wrote a FACEBOOK POST comparing the U.S. Women’s National Team to Donald Trump.
NLL commissioner and former Union CEO Nick Sakiewicz got a new deal to stay with the box lacrosse league.
In the news, a man was shot and killed after an altercation at a convenience store.
Eric Swalwell ended his Presidential bid. You just hate to see it.