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    Matt Mooney, Nick Ward show way as Hawks down Spurs

    Jul 13, 2019
    Matt Mooney scores 17 in 24 minutes of action for Atlanta.
    PHOTO: AP

    MATT Mooney hit three 3-pointers and finished with 17 points, Nick Ward had 16 points and 13 rebounds in Atlanta's 70-72 victory over San Antonio in the NBA Summer League on Friday in Las Vegas (Saturday, Manila time).

    Sedrick Barefield added 12 points, and Charles Brown and Jaylen Adams had 10 apiece for the Hawks (2-3).

    Darius Morris led the Spurs (2-3) with 12 points. Thomas Robinson —the No. 5 overall pick in the 2012 draft who hasn't appeared in an NBA regular-season game since the 2016-17 season— had 10 points and 11 rebounds.

    SUNS 94, CHINA 64

    Ray Spalding, Elie Okobo and Retin Obasohan each scored 11 points for Phoenix.

    The 6-1 Obasohan, a three-year pro from Belgium who spent last season in the NBA G League, shot 5 of 7.

    Jared Harper and Derek Willis added 10 points apiece for the Suns (3-1), who shot 9 of 18 from 3-point range as a team and had seven players score at least nine points.

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    Guo Ailun scored 15 points for China (1-4), which limited starting center Zhou Qi to only six minutes on the court.

    Hu Jinqui scored 11 and Shen Zijie added 10 points for China, which was handed its second-worst loss of Summer League play by the Suns.

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    Matt Mooney scores 17 in 24 minutes of action for Atlanta.
    PHOTO: AP
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