The Associated PressLAS VEGAS (AP) — Rui Hachimura scored 19 of his 25 points in the second half to help the Washington Wizards beat the Atlanta Hawks 76-74 on Thursday in the NBA Summer League.
Selected ninth overall last month, the former Gonzaga star was 9 of 12 from the field with two 3-pointers, nine rebounds and two blocks. He scored 10 points in the third quarter as Washington took a 52-51 lead.
Garrison Mathews added 11 points for Washington (2-2), and Isaac Bonga had 10.
Charles Brown led Atlanta (1-3) with 16 points. Tahjere McCall scored all 12 of his points in the first half. De’Andre Hunter, the No. 4 overall pick, did not play for the second straight game.
Meanwhile, Chris Clemons, the national scoring leader last season at Campbell, had 19 points in Houston’s 87-78 victory over Utah.
Clemons and Zach Thomas each scored 11 points in the first half as Houston build a 51-38 lead. Houston (2-2) led by as many as 20 points in the second half.
Thomas finished with 12 points, and Gary Clark and Johnathan Williams each had 13.
Tony Bradley had 23 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and added two blocks for Utah (2-2), and Willie Reed added 13 points.
The Jazz has 21 turnovers.