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2016 NBA Summer League Gamethread: Phoenix Suns vs. Miami Heat

Ok, it's the playoffs, time to get serious.

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Your Phoenix Suns received a bye in the 2016 NBA Summer League Playoffs. THE WESTERN CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP RUNS THROUGH PHOENIX.

Until then the Miami Heat are going to get a crack at the LVSL's 5 seed. Miami, the 12 seed, outlasted the New Orleans Pelicans 81-77 on Wednesday night. The Heat were led by Briante Weber's 18 points and got another 17 from Okaro White. Miami improved to 3-1 in Summer League play. The bad guys:

  • Michael Carrera
  • Chris Horton
  • Juwan Howard Jr.
  • Stefan Jankovic
  • Damion Lee
  • Rodney McGruder
  • Nic Moore
  • Chris Obekpa
  • Josh Richardson
  • Victor Rudd
  • Kevin Tumba
  • David Walker
  • Briante Weber
  • Okaro White
  • Justise Winslow

Phoenix will play Miami for the second time in three days. On Tuesday the Heat handed the Suns their only Summer League loss, 80-71. Devin Booker did not play Tuesday, and Tyler Ulis stole the show for Phoenix, logging 16 points, 7 assists, 5 steals, and a single turnover. Alan Williams also contributed an Alan Williams triple-double with 18 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 fouls. The good guys:

  • Dragan Bender
  • Askia Booker
  • Devin Booker
  • Alec Brown
  • Michael Bryson
  • Marquese Chriss
  • Derek Cooke
  • Kyle Kuric
  • Shannon Scott
  • Richard Solomon
  • Tyler Ulis
  • Alan WIlliams
  • Troy Williams
This is it Phoenix fans. Winner moves on to a Saturday, 3 pm matchup against the winner of tonight's Utah Jazz, Denver Nuggets game. Loser.....also moves on. That team will get the loser of today's Portland Trail Blazers Brooklyn Nets matchup. Tipoff for today's Suns/Heat game is scheduled for 3pm PT. Get excited damn it! It's the playoffs!

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