After the end of the Las Vegas Summer League, with the Portland Trail Blazers as champions and Trendon Watford as MVP of the final, the NBA made of
The 2022 NBA Summer League awards: Keegan Murray took the MVP and Santi Aldama entered the Ideal Second Quintet
After the end of the Las Vegas Summer League, with the Portland Trail Blazers as champions and Trendon Watford as MVP of the final, the NBA made official this Monday at winners of the different prizes of the event.
The MVP went to Keegan Murray of the Sacramento Kings, who had already stood out in the California Classic and also shone in Las Vegas. The number four in the 2022 Draft averaged 23.3 points, 7.3 rebounds, 2 assists, a steal, 50% from the field and 40% from triples in four presentations.
This is the second consecutive year that Sacramento has won the Summer League MVP, after Davion Mitchell He will win it in 2021, in a prize he shared with Cam Thomas (top scorer of the 2022 edition).
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As for the First Ideal Quintet of the tournament, those chosen were logically Keegan Murray, along with Tari Eason (Houston Rockets), Quentin Grimes (New York Knicks), Sandro Mamukelashvili (Milwaukee Bucks) and cam thomas (Brooklyn Nets).
For his part, in the Second Ideal Quintet appeared the Spanish Santi Aldama (Memphis Grizzlies), Benedict Mathurin (Indiana Pacers), Marko Simonovic (Chicago Bulls), Trendon Watford (Portland Trail Blazers) and Lindell Wigginton (MilwaukeeBucks).
Aldama played two games in the 2022 Salt Lake City Summer League, amassing averages of 13.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists, combining 11-19 from the field between both appearances. In Vegas 2022 he fared even better: he averaged 16.8 points and 7.8 reboundswith an excellent 57.1% field in four meetings.
Las Vegas NBA Summer League MVPs
2006 Randy FoyeMinnesota Timberwolves
2007 Nate RobinsonNew York Knicks
2008 Jerryd Bayless Portland Trail Blazers
2009 Blake Griffin LA Clippers
2010 John WallWashington Wizards
2012 Damian Lillard/John Selby Portland Trail Blazers/Memphis Grizzlies
2013 Jonas Valanciunas Toronto Raptors
2014 Glen Rice Jr Washington Wizards
2015 Kyle Anderson San Antonio Spurs
2016 Tyus Jones Minnesota Timberwolves
2017 Lonzo Ball Los Angeles Lakers
2018 Josh HartLos Angeles Lakers
2019 Brandon Clarke Memphis Grizzlies
2021 Davion Mitchell / Cam Thomas Sacramento Kings / Brooklyn Nets