Bam Adebayo and De'Aaron Fox off to strong starts in Vegas Summer League

07/10/2017 10:53 AM

Two of Kentucky’s 2017 first round draft picks, Bam Adebayo and De’Aaron Fox, had strong showings in the first few days of the Las Vegas Summer League.

Fox made his Sacramento debut on Friday night against the Phoenix Suns. The former Cat finished with 18 points (7-16 FG), five steals and four assists.

Fox stuffed the stat sheet again on Sunday against Memphis. He recorded 17 points, five rebounds, four assists and three steals in 30 minutes of action.

Fox is averaging 17.5 points, 4.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists per game. At Kentucky he averaged 16.7 points, 4.6 assists and 3.9 rebounds per game. De’Aaron Fox and the Kings take on Lonzo Ball and the Lakers tonight at 10:30 p.m.

Bam Adebayo carried momentum from the Orlando summer league to Las Vegas on Saturday. Adebayo was a human highlight reel against the Spurs. He had 18 points and 10 rebounds in Miami’s 75-74 win over San Antonio. You can catch Adebayo and the Miami Heat in action today at 4:30 p.m. against the Washington Wizards.

We’ll have more on Fox and Adebayo’s play tonight on KSTV.

Clayton Abernathy

Clayton is a Producer for Spectrum News. He graduated with a Journalism degree from the University of Kentucky and he lives and breathes UK Basketball, making him the perfect fit to produce KSTV. That’s Kentucky’s only nightly half-hour show dedicated solely to UK sports. You can watch it weeknights at 7:30 and 11 on Spectrum News. Follow Clayton on twitter @ClaySTV1 to stay updated on the latest UK Basketball and recruiting news or to follow his amateur competitive eating endeavors. He once ate thirteen cheese Coney hot dogs in one sitting…on his lunch break.


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