Summer Standouts, Day 10 – NBA.com

A look at top performers from the seventh day of action at the MGM Resorts NBA Summer League:

Jarrod Jones, Miami Heat

Jones, who has spent the past six seasons playing overseas after going undrafted out of Ball State in 2012, said it was “kind of a shock” when the Miami Heat called to invite the 6-foot-9 forward to play for their Las Vegas summer entry. Well, Jones has kind of returned the favor with his play thus far. After posting a double-double Saturday, the 28-year-old scored 31 points with eight rebounds, four assists, two steals and a block in 31 minutes of the Heat’s 110-106 victory over New Orleans. Jones played most recently in Turkey for Pinar Karsiyaka, averaging 18.8 points last season.

Cheick Diallo, New Orleans Pelicans

Diallo handled the other half of the dynamic performance of power forwards in the Heat-Pelicans game. The third-year forward, drafted No. 33 overall out of Kansas in 2016, scored 28 points with 13 rebounds in his 32 minutes, with five of those boards coming on offense. Diallo, who has averaged 4.9 points and 4.1 rebounds in 11.3 minutes in part of two seasons for New Orleans, shot 9-for-12 from the field and drained all 10 of his foul shots.

Mitchell Robinson powers Knicks with 17 points over the Celtics.

Mitchell Robinson, New York Knicks

In time, Robinson might be known as more than the answer to a trivia question about last year’s trade of Carmelo Anthony from New York to Oklahoma City. For now, he is lugging around the fact that he’s the guy drafted with the 2018 second-round pick the Thunder threw into that deal. In just his fourth Vegas game – admittedly, it’s Summer League – the slender 7-footer, selected 36th overall last month, put up numbers Anthony might

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