NBA Summer League 2012 Stats: Top Performers from Day 4 of Orlando Action

Sam R. Quinn@SamQuinn_Senior Analyst IIIJuly 13, 2012

NEW ORLEANS, LA - APRIL 02:  Tyshawn Taylor #10 of the Kansas Jayhawks goes up for a shot against Darius Miller #1 of the Kentucky Wildcats in the National Championship Game of the 2012 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on April 2, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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Day 4 of Orlando Summer League action has come to an end, meaning we are one day closer to the NBA season.

The Summer League may not always be riveting, but it's necessary for players to distinguish themselves from the rest of the competition.

Before training camp starts, we have the Summer League to separate those who are worth a serious look from those who aren't.

Here are the scores and stats from Day 4 of the Orlando Summer League.

Detroit Pistons 93, Boston Celtics 79

Brandon Knight went 9-for-10 from the free-throw line to lead the way for the Detroit Pistons with 19 points. He also dished out 14 dimes to help the Pistons to a 14-point victory over the Boston Celtics.

Austin Daye had a monster game, contributing 15 points, eight boards and five blocks. Andre Drummond finally began to show some semblance of talent on the court, chipping in 10 points, eight rebounds and a pair of blocks.

For the Celtics, Jared Sullinger continued to show that there isn't much wrong with his back, grinding out 11 points and seven rebounds.

JaJuan Johnson and Kris Joseph scored 17 points apiece. Joseph posted a double-double by contributing 11 rebounds.

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Brooklyn Nets 86, Oklahoma City Thunder 87

Dwight Buycks went 10-for-15 from the field, pouring in 22 points and dishing out five helpers.

Former Boston University guard John Holland scored 15 points and Garrett Temple put up 12 to help the winning cause.

Tyshawn Taylor continued to impress, shooting 50 percent to score 23 points and handing out five assists. The No. 41 overall pick has put together a nice Summer League campaign to make a case for a spot on the Brooklyn Nets roster.

Al Thornton scored 19 points and ripped down six rebounds in 31 minutes for the Nets by going 5-for-9 from the field and 8-for-12 from the stripe.

Perry Jones III missed another game for the Thunder after injuring his ankle a couple days ago.

Indiana Pacers 81, Utah Jazz 87

Utah Jazz guard Alec Burks has done everything he possibly can over these last four games to give himself a shot at getting more playing time. Burks scored 22 points, grabbed seven rebounds and racked up five assists against the Indiana Pacers on Thursday.

Enes Kanter finally began to assert himself in the post against Summer League competition, going 5-for-6 to score 12 points and contribute 11 rebounds.

Tyler Hansbrough's little brother, Ben, scored 18 points to lead the Pacers in a futile effort. Hansbrough got most of his points from the foul line, knocking down 11-of-16.

Miles Plumlee was efficient in this one, going 6-for-7 to score 15 points in 32 minutes, while Orlando Johnson scored 13 points on brutal 5-for-18 shooting.

Philadelphia 76ers 75, Orlando Magic 77

Justin Harper put up the only double-double for the Orlando Magic tonight, posting 18 points and 10 rebounds in his team's two-point win over the Philadelphia 76ers.

Kevin Anderson scored 12 points on 4-for-8 shooting but also demonstrated his passing skills with nine assists.

DeAndre Liggins and Kyle O'Quinn scored 11 points each. Andrew Nicholson, the No. 19 overall pick, scored six points and had 10 rebounds to bring his scoring average to 14.8 points per game.

Clay Tucker led the way for the Sixers in a losing effort, putting up 15 points on 6-for-11 shooting.

Devin Searcy scored 12 points in 25 minutes, while Justin Holiday scored 10.


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