Mitch Creek recorded 10 factors (5/6 FG) and 6 rebounds in 16 minutes of enjoying time, in his ultimate Summer League recreation with the Utah Jazz.
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Creek scored principally contained in the paint, scoring a couple of factors on missed baskets and grabbing some offensive rebounds within the course of.
The Utah Jazz defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 97-76 of their classification recreation, behind a variety of contributors – one being Creek, who managed to compete at each ends of the ground.
Creek’s play all through the Summer League has been had been highlighted to scouts, extra so on the defensive finish. It was wonderful to see him end strongly attacking the rim with the ball in hand.
Unfortunately, his teammates didn’t fairly perceive tips on how to work the ‘handles’ with Creek, seeing the humorous aspect, having to point out himself some love getting into a time-out.
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Creek has lavished his time in Las Vegas, after being the one NBL participant to safe an NBA Summer League invite earlier than mini-camps commenced.
Speaking to NBL Media, Creek was thrilled to be part of the expertise and silence the doubters.
“I had everyone doubt me that I couldn’t get here, and I still have people saying I can’t do it, but at the end of the day they’re sitting on the couch behind a keyboard and I’m out here playing running up and down with these guys,” Creek stated with an enormous grin.
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Looking again at Creek’s Summer League expertise, he appeared fairly snug on the market and it definitely would helped having some acquainted faces surrounding him.
Having teamed up with fellow Sixers Nathan Sobey and head coach Joey Wright who have been each a part of the Jazz set-up over this era, Creek managed to point out consolation in addition to flash at totally different occasions of the week.
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Recapping his earlier video games, Creek had eight factors (three/7 FG, zero/1 3P), two rebounds and two assists towards the Phoenix Suns, on 14 minutes of enjoying time.
He went scoreless towards the Los Angeles Clippers, grabbing three rebounds, and making one steal in 9 minutes of time.
Despite what seemed like a quiet efficiency in Summer League, Creek made his influence as a troublesome defender on the courtroom with effort and hustle, representing the Australian sporting ethos completely.
There has been no indication on whether or not Creek’s NBA journey will advance to coaching camp.