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    Nickeil Alexander-Walker stars as fourth-seeded Pelicans nip No. 5 Heat

    Jul 14, 2019
    Alexander-Walker scores 34 on 9-for-21 shooting, including 5 of 12 from the 3-point line.
    PHOTO: AP

    NICKEIL Alexander-Walker hit one of two free throws with 1.9 seconds left in overtime, before Marcos Louzada Silva stole Miami's inbounds pass to seal a 101-100 quarterfinal win for fourth-seeded New Orleans in the NBA Summer League on Saturday in Las Vegas (Sunday, Manila time)

    Alexander-Walker finished with 34 points on 9-for-21 shooting, including 5 of 12 from 3-point range.

    Kenrich Williams added 17 points and seven rebounds, while Jaxson Hayes contributed 15 points and 12 rebounds.

    No. 5 seed Miami was led by Duncan Robinson, who had 26 points and eight rebounds. Jeremiah Martin scored 24 points and grabbed six rebounds for the Heat.

    HORNETS 84, JAZZ 74

    Kennedy Meeks saved his best game for last, scoring 18 points on 8-of-11 shooting and grabbing 10 rebounds to lead Charlotte in the consolation round.

    Meeks went into the game averaging just 3.8 points.

    Dwayne Bacon scored 11 points and finished the summer league as the team's leading scorer with 16.3 points per game, while Isaiah Hicks added 10 points.

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    George King led the Jazz with 20 points, Josh Sharma chipped in 12 and Stanton Kidd finished with 10.

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    Alexander-Walker scores 34 on 9-for-21 shooting, including 5 of 12 from the 3-point line.
    PHOTO: AP
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