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What we learned from Warriors' summer league overtime loss to Mavericks

What We Learned From Warriors Summer League Overtime Loss to Mavericks originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area


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The Golden State Warriors fought again to the last minute at Cox Pavilion on Wednesday, but lost to the Dallas Mavericks 98-96 in overtime.

First-round pick Brandin Podziesmki had an icy shot that ultimately failed. Podziemski’s game-winning layup was blocked, and he was followed by Dallas’ game-winning kickback dunk on the other side.

Lester Quinones led all scorers with 29 points, and Gi Santos had a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds. The Warriors are currently 0-3 in Las Vegas and 1-4 in summer league.

Here are three takeaways from their loss to the Mavericks.

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While Warriors wait for Trace Jackson -An experienced big man has been giving them great play in Davis’ debut. Wednesday was also his best performance yet.

Reggie Perry is a 23-year-old power forward who has played for three different teams in the NBA for two seasons. Rookie Perry played in 26 games for the Brooklyn Nets and 10 games last season between the Portland Trail Blazers and the Indiana Pacers. In 36 NBA games, he averaged 4.7 points and 3.3 rebounds while shooting 45.9 percent from the field.

Perry had nine points and eight rebounds in the half on Wednesday. Perry had 13 points and 13 rebounds through the first three quarters and was +14 going into the fourth. He scored 20 points on 7-of-9 shooting and grabbed 17 rebounds in 30 minutes.

Perry was very active and productive throughout the night. He came within one foul of a sack and had 10 triple-doubles. Perry’s plus-19 plus-minus ranks among the best for both teams.

Pojemski’s shooting struggles

Pojem Ski’s sophomore highlight reel at Santa Clara is filled with images of him shooting from all over the court. The southpaw has been looking for it this summer.

From Sacramento to Las Vegas, Pojemski continued his underwhelming performance in Wednesday’s loss. He missed his first seven shots, five of them in the first half and the first two in the second. Podziemski’s first “shot” came against Dereck Lively II’s keeper with 1:23 left. He shot 1 of 10 from the field that night, but Pojemski actually missed 10 of his attempts.

In his sophomore season with the Broncos, Pojemski shot 48.3 percent from the field, 5.8 attempts per game, and 43.8 percent from three. But through five Summer League games, Podziemski is now averaging 10.6 points per game while shooting 30.5 percent overall and 26.1 percent from beyond the arc.

The positive part of his game remains his court vision, lowering the clutch to tie the game.

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he won’ see his shot stats Not to be happy, but Quinones continued to score in multiple ways.

At halftime, Quinones scored nine points on 4-for-15 shooting and missed all five of his 3-point attempts. In the end, he played 38 minutes, scored 29 points on 8 of 23 shots, and only 2 of 10 three-pointers.

So, how did the Quinones fare? free throw line. Quinones made 11 of 15 free throws and was strong after a slow start. He missed three of his first five free throws and then made nine of his next 10.

Quinones’ 29 points were his summer league high, and he has now scored 20-plus points on four free throws in five of his games.

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