The NBA summer league continues. The Spurs and the Raptors had a duel. These two teams are both playoff teams, and the Raptors are the winning team. It seems that neither side has a high draft pick. But in fact, for the Spurs, there is a player who repeats, and the pick is still in the top 20, he is Lonnie Walker. Last year, due to injuries, he played few games and did not officially enter the rotation. For the Spurs, the end of the season is not for the team to take risks. Because at that time, for the Spurs, they were still at a critical moment for the playoffs. Therefore, Lonnie Walker has not had many opportunities. Now, thisSuch an opportunity is really here. For example, the Summer United, in the end, in such a game, the Spurs defeated their opponents 93-90 and won the game.
In terms of statistics, the Raptors' Lauder contributed 27 points, 7 assists, and 6 steals. His three statistics are the highest in the team, but he also plays relatively uniquely. He took 24 shots,Only hit 8 times, the efficiency is not very high. For him, Xia Lian is also a very good stage and opportunity. He needs to prove himself through such a stage to get enough opportunities. In addition to Lauder, Bucher contributed 24 points and 12 rebounds. can. As for the Spurs, Drew Eubanks had 19 points and 7 rebounds, and Robinson had 14 points and 7 rebounds. These two are considered to be decent athletes. But it is only a player on the Spurs Summer Union stage, not the most watched player.
Because, the athlete who receives the most attention is actually Lonnie Walker, who was the number one player last year. The 18th pick. In such a game, Walker made 12 of 23, 3 of 6 three points, 32 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals and 2 blocks. For Walker, as a shooting guard, his personal performance is almost perfect. Because not only his offense is good, he is also very active on the defensive end. Similarly, his defensive awareness is alsonot bad. It seems that in the past year, although he did not get many opportunities with the Spurs, his personal offense and defense were still influenced by the Spurs. That is, playing more reasonably and defending more aggressively. This is different from his previous draft report. And this may also be an influence of Spurs culture.
For Lonnie Walker, because of his unique hairstyle, many people also call him "Bamboo Brother" because of his hairstyle, it feels like a potted plant. Therefore, such a statement seems impolite. But it seems that there is no big problem. Nowadays, when it comes to Manu’s successor, many people will mention White and Murray and others. But objectively speaking, in terms of physical talent, Walker may be the most talented athlete in the Spurs young guard group. The talent has gone up, and the others, under the creation of Popovich, the room for growth and ascent is naturally completely different. For example, Leonard, in fact, is the case. Originally, the draft pick was the 15th pick, that is to say, it was similar to Walker's pick, only three picks higher. However, today Leonard does have a tendency to compete for the first man in the league. For Walker, now in the Spurs, alsoIt is a good learning opportunity.
32+6! "Bonsai" returns from injury to fulfill his talents, he is the real successor to Manu. As a fan, I also hope that Walker will continue to improve and move forward in accordance with Popovich's forging to help the Spurs gain some championship glory before Popovich retires. As a fan, keep looking forward to it.