On Monday night in Las Vegas, the Golden State Warriors smashed past the Phoenix Suns 91-77 to claim the inaugural NBA Summer League Championship.
Undrafted second-year guard Kent Bazemore added 18 points to cap what has been an impressive summer run.
Prior to the team’s shoot around on Saturday, before the Warriors quarterfinal match-up with the Los Angeles Lakers, Bazemore was kind enough to give me a call and answer some questions to better help Warriors fans get to know him.
I asked Bazemore to run me through a typical day in the life of a summer league player.
“There’s not much to it,” Bazemore explained. “Get up, try and get some breakfast, some cereal and fruit. Go to shoot-around. Come back, get food, take a shower, and then just rest up until it’s time to get treatment.”
The team overcame a 10-point half-time deficit, as Bazemore dropped a summer-high 26 points in the 83-77 win.
Bazemore scored 129 points as the Warriors cruised to a perfect 7-0 finish in summer play. That’...