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How Former Vols Performed In The NBA Summer League

The NBA Summer League ended on Sunday as the Portland Trail Blazers claimed the 2022 league title.

There were seven former Vols competing in the NBA Summer League this year including a pair of players on the summer league champs.

Let’s take a look at how the seven former Tennessee players performed this summer.

Kennedy Chandler — Memphis Grizzlies

Seven games played.

  • 9.3 points per game
  • 4.6 assists per game
  • 3 rebounds per game
  • 2 steals per game
  • 3/18 from three-point range (17%)

Chandler played in more games than any former Vol which makes sense given it was the early second round selections first taste of professional basketball. The Tennessee point guard performed extremely well, flashing his speed and all around ability.

The Memphis native’s only summer league struggles were his perimeter shooting.

Admiral Schofield — Orlando Magic

Two games played.

  • 9 points per game
  • 4 rebounds per game
  • 1 assist per game

Schofield played in Orlando’s first two summer league games before not seeing the court again. Fourteen of Schofield’s 18 points came in one half.

Jaden Springer — Philadelphia 76ers

Four games played

  • 11 points per game
  • 3.5 rebounds per game
  • 2.3 assists per game
  • 1.5 steals per game

After spending most of his rookie season in the G-League, Springer was one of the best players on the 76ers’ summer league roster. Springer did a little bit of everything while scoring nine or more points in every game played.

Keon Johnson — Portland Trail Blazers

Five games played

  • 14.2 points per game
  • 3.8 rebounds per game
  • 2 assists per game
  • 1.8 steals per game

Johnson was one of the top players on the NBA Summer League champions, starting all five games he played in. The Tennessee native tallied a pair of 20-plus point performances.

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Kyle Alexander — Portland Trail Blazers

Four games played.

  • 7.5 points per game
  • 5 rebounds per game
  • 1.8 blocks per game

The second former Vol on the summer league champions, Alexander was a reliable big man off the bench. After playing in Europe during the 2021-22 season, Alexander scored between six and nine points in every summer league game.

Jordan Bone — Boston Celtics

Five games played.

  • 3.2 points per game
  • 2.2 assists per game
  • 1.4 rebounds per game

Yves Pons — Brooklyn Nets

Three games played.

  • 1.7 points per game
  • 2 rebounds per game
  • 0.3 blocks per game

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