Trey Lyles showing he's ready to step up in Utah

07/13/2016 08:00 PM

Trey Lyles is performing at an elite level this summer. He started off by averaging 20.3 points and 10.3 rebounds per game last week in the Utah Jazz Summer League. Think that’s good? Well just read this stat line from his play in the Vegas Summer League. Lyles, through two games in the Las Vegas Summer League, is averaging 29 points and 7 rebounds per game. Lyles scored 30 points last night against the Portland Trail Blazers, including a game-tying buzzer beater tip-in at the buzzer to force a second overtime.

Lyles averaged 6.1 points and 3.7 rebounds per game during his rookie season in 2015.

We discussed Trey Lyles’ impressive play and why he is ready to cement his role with the Utah Jazz.

Clayton Abernathy

Clayton Abernathy is the producer for KSTV. A recent graduate from the University of Kentucky with a degree in journalism, Clayton covered UK sports throughout his four year college career for various radio and television stations, including an internship with KSTV last summer. He is passionate about UK sports, and loves to apply that passion to his work every day. He loves to eat, run, explore nature, jam with his buddies, and play basketball and golf on the weekends. You can follow Clayton on Twitter @Abernathy_cn2.

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