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2017 NBA D-League Showcase: Day 1 Recap

By Brian Kotloff | January 19, 2017

The annual NBA Development League Showcase is the marquee in-season scouting event of the NBA’s minor league. All 22 D-League teams converge in one city to play in front of NBA general managers and player personnel executives from all 30 NBA teams.

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Recap the best of Day 1 of 5 in Mississauga, Ontario, home of Raptors 905:

GAME 1: Delaware 124, Windy City 109

NBA vet Will Bynum showed he’s ready to be called up as a spark plug in a pinch, dropping 43 points in the Showcase opener for his hometown Windy City Bulls. The point guard shot 13-of-20 from the field, 4-of-7 from three-point range and 13-of-13 from the foul line.

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Devondrick Walker, Delaware

7/7 3FG

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Richaun Holmes, Delaware

15 Points

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Shawn Long, Delaware

19 Points, 13 Boards

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Alfonzo McKinnie

17 Points, 15 Boards

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GAME 2: Raptors 905 135, Grand Rapids 122

Coach Jerry Stackhouse’s Raptors 905 put forth a team effort, racing past No. 2-ranked prospect Ray McCallum and the Drive. Versatile wing Axel Toupane led the charge with 23 points off the bench.

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Walter Tavares

16 Points, 11 Rebounds

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Jordan Crawford, Grand Rapids

23 Points

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Kevin Murphy, Grand Rapids

22 Points

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Ray McCallum, Grand Rapids

And-1 Finish

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GAME 3: Greensboro 109, Erie 102

Charlotte Hornets assignee Christian Wood shined with 21 points and 10 rebounds to pace the Greensboro Swarm.

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Xavier Munford, Greensboro

Triple-Double

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Archie Goodwin, Greensboro

20 Points

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Kalin Lucas, Erie

20 Points

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Mike Tobey, Greensboro

Double-Double

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GAME 4: Oklahoma City 103, Northern Arizona 98

Center Dakari Johnson delivered on both ends of the floor as the Blue edged the Suns despite 27 points from Northern Arizona big man Johnny O’Bryant.

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Johnny O’Bryant, Northern Arizona

27 Points

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Semaj Christon, OKC

22 Points, 8 Assists

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Derrick Jones Jr., Northern Arizona

Put-Back Slam

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Elijah Millsap, Northern Arizona

16 Points

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GAME 5: Austin 119, Rio Grande Valley 100

Forward Cory Jefferson led seven double-figure scorers in a strong effort from the Spurs, who held the high-powered Vipers to 42% shooting.

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Chinanu Onuaku, RGV

20 Points, 15 Boards

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Darius Morris, RGV

23 Points, 10 Assists

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Patricio Garino, Austin

Reverse Jam

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Cory Jefferson, Austin

19 Points, 12 Boards

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