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July 19th, 2013
By Ian Powers
Cliff Alexander, 6-9 240 PF/C Chicago, Currie, 2014. Alexander was the most dominant player at the event. He used his big, strong body and relentless motor to punish opponents around the basket and on the glass. He showed an improving offensive game that featured a nice jump hook over his left shoulder and solid 15-foot stroke.
New Orleans Pelicans 77, New York Knicks 72
The Knicks and Pelicans tipped off the 2013 summer league Friday afternoon. This year’s event has a new look, with preliminary games up to Wednesday, then a tournament format to crown the first official SL champion. The Pelicans took the first game of Day 1 with a 77-72 win.