Orlando Summer League 2014: Day 2 Scores, Stats and Highlights

Sean ODonnellContributor IIIJuly 6, 2014

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The frenzied NBA free-agency period continues to roll along, but so does the Orlando Summer League.

While team executives are hard at work in an attempt to improve rosters with some new faces over the summer, other new faces—and some familiar ones—are taking the court in Orlando.   

The Summer League features a great blend of young, up-and-coming talent and some vested veterans. This format allows players, both experienced and otherwise, a chance to jell well before the 2014-15 season rolls around.

With three games on Sunday's slate, let's take a look at the scores, stats and highlights from each.



NBA Summer League Day 2 Results
MatchupFinal ScoreLeading Scorer
Memphis Grizzlies vs. Detroit PistonsDET 85, MEM 82Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, 30 points
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Oklahoma City ThunderPHI 84, OKC 73Casper Ware, 20 points
Miami Heat vs. Brooklyn NetsMIA 110, BKN 91James Ennis, 29 points


Highlights and Analysis

Heat defeat Nets, 110-91

The Miami Heat poured it on early and often against the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday night. Led by an on-fire James Ennis, Miami looked like an offensive juggernaut.

Ennis was the player of the game, putting up 29 points while rarely missing his mark. He connected on 10 of his 12 shots from the field including hitting seven of eight from downtown.

He wasn't only dangerous from afar. He showed he can throw down as well, taking this perfect bounce pass from Shabazz Napier:

Speaking of Napier, he was all over the place against the Nets. Not only did he finish with 17 points, but he recorded seven assists, including this great look to Justin Hamilton:

That wasn't the only time those two connected. Here's another great pass from Napier that led to two more of Hamilton's 15 points on the evening:

Not all was lost for the Nets.

Mason Plumlee followed up a great performance on Saturday with another one on Sunday. He put up 18 points while going 6-of-7 from the field, although he did struggle a bit from the line, hitting six of his 12 free-throw attempts.

Markel Brown and Xavier Thames looked great as facilitators, racking up six assists each on the evening, while Michael Jenkins had 13 points and Nick Minnerath finished with 12.


The full game stats can be found at NBA.com.


Sixers defeat Thunder, 84-73

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The Philadelphia 76ers looked like a very well-rounded team on Sunday, scoring at least 21 points in the game's first three quarters on their way to a rout of the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Casper Ware was the game's leading scorer, pouring in 20 points while shooting eight of 16 from the floor and three of seven from downtown. He also totaled five rebounds and five assists.

On Day 1, Nerlens Noel lit it up for Philadelphia, but he was rested on Sunday.

At center for the Sixers on Day 2 was Ronald Roberts Jr., who showed some impressive ability with this strong move inside:

Roberts finished the game with 12 points and six rebounds.

JaKarr Sampson showed some moves off the bench for the Sixers. He put up eight points on the day, including this nice drive and floater for an and-one bucket:

K.J. McDaniels and Travis Bader looked solid as well, each finishing the game with 13 points.

Despite taking a loss on the day, the Thunder showed a great deal of versatility with four players finishing in double digits in points.

The team's leading scorer was Mario Little with 18 points. Also in the mix was Semaj Christon and Steven Adams with 12 points each. However, the big play of the day came from Andre Roberson with this strong drive and slam:

Roberson also finished the game with 12 points, adding 10 rebounds for the game's only double-double.


The full game stats can be found at NBA.com.


Pistons defeat Grizzlies, 85-82

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The first game of the day came down to the wire, as several players put up some gaudy numbers and impressive displays.

Detroit emerged victorious thanks to a stellar effort from Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. Poised for a potential breakout season, he dropped a game-high 30 points while racking up 12 rebounds and three assists in the process.

While the Pistons featured more of a one-man show, the Grizzlies saw production from many positions.

Jordan Adams lived up to his first-round billing, dropping a team-high 20 points and accumulating seven rebounds and two assists. However, it's second-rounder Jarnell Stokes who continues to impress.

This sweet reverse was just part of Stokes' 16-point performance on the day:

Terrico White only had four points on the day, but two of them came in stylish fashion off a great lob from Joe Jackson in transition:


The full game stats can be found at NBA.com.