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C.J. McCollum hits the floater after dazzling off the dribble at Summer League (VIDEO)

Jul 14, 2013, 3:30 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS — The overall quality of play in Saturday’s Summer League game between the Suns and the Blazers was among the best we’ve seen over the event’s first couple of days, and a quick look of the rosters makes it easy to understand why.

Phoenix started four players that played heavy minutes in the rotation a season ago in Kendall Marshall, Markieff Morris, Marcus Morris, and P.J. Tucker, and Portland similarly rolled out legitimate NBA players in Thomas Robinson, Meyers Leonard, and Will Barton.

While the Suns looked much stronger and more dominant, particularly in the second half, the most impressive individual performance of the game went to Blazers’ rookie C.J. McCollum, who finished with a game-high 22 points, to go along with three rebounds and four assists.

McCollum did a nice job of getting into the lane, and scored on shots like the one you see in the video clip above more than once. None of them came after a sequence as crazy as this, however, as McCollum lost control of the ball, before regaining it and then using a dynamic dribbling display to get away from the defenders and into the paint to convert the pretty floater inside.

  1. money2long - Jul 14, 2013 at 4:02 PM

    his tony parker impression ? not the floater part…but the losing the ball multiple times part and still getting off a quality look in the end.

    • money2long - Jul 14, 2013 at 4:03 PM

      ala game 1 of the finals

  2. saint1997 - Jul 14, 2013 at 5:00 PM

    I think Archie Goodwin looked good as well. Kurt what’s the deal with GSW and Nemanja Nedovic?

    • Kurt Helin - Jul 14, 2013 at 5:43 PM

      He sprained his ankle and didn’t play Saturday, he will not play the rest of the Summer League as he is Serbia bound to play with their national team.

  3. seanb20124 - Jul 14, 2013 at 6:05 PM

    Kendall Marshall played heavy minutes last year?

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