ASU Men’s Basketball: Felix, Graham conclude Summer League play

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 16: Vander Blue
LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 16: Vander Blue /

Former ASU men’s basketball players Carrick Felix and Torian Graham finished play at the NBA Summer League after the Mavericks lost in the semifinals.

After helping the Dallas Mavericks earn the No. 3 seed in the NBA Summer League tournament, former ASU men’s basketball players Carrick Felix and Torian Graham saw their run end in the semifinals falling to the Lakers 108-98.

After earning a first round bye, the Mavericks defeated the Sacramento Kings 83-76 behind a 25-point performance from first-round pick Dennis Smith Jr. and a 15-point performance from former Baylor forward Johnathan Motley.

Graham didn’t receiving any playing minutes in the win with Felix scoring the most points to date in the Summer League finishing with 11 points on 4-of-5 shooting in 20 minutes.

Felix showed his athleticism in this game with one of the best dunks of the Summer League.

The Mavericks advanced to quarterfinals defeating the Boston Celtics 91-74 with guard Yogi Ferrell leading the team with 20 points.

Graham did not get on the court with Felix finishing with 2 points on 1-of-2 shooting and 4 rebounds in 11 minutes.

Dallas advanced to the semifinals and were eliminated by Lonzo Ball and the Los Angeles Lakers 108-98.

Ball stole the show for the Lakers finishing with a double-double in 16 points and 10 assists.

The Mavericks entire starting lineup finished with double-digit points with Smith leading the way with 21 points.

Felix played 18 minutes off the bench tallying nine points on 3-of-3 shooting as Graham received no playing minutes for the third consecutive game.

The Mavericks finished their Summer League run 5-1 with their only loss coming in the semifinals.

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After not playing in any of Dallas’ Summer League Tournament games, Graham announced he’s signed a professional contract with Spanish club Tecnyconta Zaragoza becoming the second Sun Devil to sign overseas as forward Obinna Oleka signed with Italy’s Enel Brindisi.