Rookie guard Terance Mann had the night off, but the Clippers’ Amir Coffey, who signed a two-way contract with the team this week, played the stats-stuffer Thursday night, leading all scorers with 19 points, nine rebounds and six assists.
The University of Minnesota product helped carry the Clippers to an 83-80 victory over the Sacramento Kings at Cox Pavilion in their last opening-round game at Summer League in Las Vegas.
With the victory, the Clippers went 3-1 in the opening round of Summer League play and earned an appointment at 5:30 p.m. today against Indiana (NBA TV).
Rookie forward Mfiondu Kabengele finished with 15 points, 9 rebounds and was 8 for 10 from the foul line Thursday, when the Clippers had a 17-for-25 free-throw shooting advantage compared with the Kings’ nine free-throw attempts.
In his first Summer League start, David Michineau had 14 points, five rebounds, five assists and three steals.
Wenyen Gabriel led the Kings with 18 points, eight points and four assists.
The @coffeyshop_ was busy tonight.
19 PTS | 9 REB | 6 AST pic.twitter.com/Li1gV4x1dN
— LA Clippers (@LAClippers) July 12, 2019