Chris Iannetta hit a leadoff single in the ninth and was replaced by pinch-runner Pat Valaika. After pinch-hitter Tom Murphy popped out, LeMahieu sent a full-count pitch from Dyson into the left-field stands.
Two nights earlier, Dyson got LeMahieu to ground into a game-ending double play with the tying run on base.
The jump shot needs work, though. His ball pickup on his pull-up jumper is funky, and the lack of consistency could ultimately make him easier to defend without improvement.
Norvell’s breakout performance came against Ohio State in the NCAA Tournament. He finished with 28 points, 12 rebounds and four assists while shooting 6-of-11 from 3-point range.
As a freshman, the 20-year-old knocked down 37.0 percent of his triples, taking over eight per 40 minutes. He projects best as a two guard who can space the floor and attack closeouts off the bounce.
If this one does not happen, then every Mock Draft on the entire internet is in trouble.
The Kings’ relative lack of interest in Luka Doncic could be a smokescreen, but to what end? Just to mess with the rest of the league? Doncic’s camp believes the Kings are going to pass, so I’ll go with that.
We’ve been telling you since the Combine that the Grizzlies would consider trading this pick. They could get something done Thursday. If not, Carter is among the few who came to work out for the team.
The Mavs will have options here. Bamba is probably the favorite, but it would be a surprise to have Jaren Jackson Jr. available. There’s still an inkling that they like Michael Porter Jr. as well.