Keenan Evans caps Summer League with title

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JULY 14: Keenan Evans #36 of the Memphis Grizzlies pushes the ball up the court next to referee Ray Acosta during a semifinal game of the 2019 NBA Summer League against the New Orleans Pelicans at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 14, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Grizzlies defeated the Pelicans 88-86 in overtime. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

LAS VEGAS, NV — Former Texas Tech guard Keenan Evans helped Memphis top Minnesota, 95-92, to win the NBA Summer League Championship Monday at the Thomas & Mack Center.

Evans started for the Grizzlies, who jumped in front of the Timberwolves 17-8 in the first quarter thanks to five three-pointers.

Evans capped the run with his lone three in the game. He finished with eight points in the contest including the last two points from the free throw line in the final seconds.

Evans also added eight assists in the win. He finished the summer with a team-leading 4.3 assists and added 9.7 points per game.

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