Originally posted on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 7/19/13
From a results standpoint, the Portland Trail Blazers have been a disappointment in the NBA Summer League this season, managing only one victory in five contests.  However, summer league is a chance for young prospects to audition for roster spots and success is most often measured by the improvement of individual players.  The Blazers play their final summer league game tonight, a consolation in which the starters will reportedly not play.  Here’s how the players have fared over the last week and a half. C.J. McCollum What was good: Was responsible for handling the ball almost all game and did so with confidence. Showed an ability to score both on the perimeter and in the lane.  Hit a clutch three pointer in the Bulls game to tie it in the final seconds, and then blocked a shot on the Bulls final possession to force the game into overtime.  Showed good consistent effort on the defensive end despite heavy minutes. What needs to improve: Did not shoot at a high percentage
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