Chet HolmgrenNo. 2 overall in 2022 NBA Draft, he debuted in the Summer League with Oklahoma City Thunder On Tuesday in Salt Lake City, boy did he put on a show.
Producer Gonzaga was out of the races early on, making an immediate impact on the Utah Jazz.
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Holmgren wasted no time in getting his first immersion of the game in the books.
The 20-year-old rookie scored 13 points in an 80% shot and three blocks in the first quarter. It was a 3-for-4 from the 3-point line and a 2-for-2 from the free throw line.
Holmgren, who scored 7-foot-1, continued to impress as the first half began, putting in a fine performance against the 7-foot-6 Tacko Fall.
Holmgren led all scorers with 21 points through three quarters. He also had seven rebounds and four assists at the same time. His mass of six was more than any player on either team, and the closest player (Josh Gede) had only two. 7 of 9 was heading into the fourth quarter.
Here’s how the sports world reacted.
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