LAS VEGAS – Memphis Grizzlies head coach Taylor Jenkins has not yet played an official game at the NBA, but he is importing some hardware to Beale Street. to the 95-92 victory over Minnesota Timberwolves' third offspring in the NBA Summer League championship on Monday.
"It was a lot of fun, so I do what I do," Jenkins said. only senior NBA coach to train a team for the summer league. "I love to compete, love to teach and have a large group of boys in the yard and our staff outside the yard, it's been so fun working with them for 20 days, that's a lot of work for a short period of time. "I told the boys this morning when you have a chance to win a championship, there is nothing like that."
Clark, who was declared MVP for the summer league, also had three blocks and four assists to win the MVP championship . He had four doubles in the tournament.
"I feel like I'm just going to get perfect (with Memphis) because its system and its culture are similar to that at Gonzaga College," Clark said. "It was a lot of fun to play for him, he was just a really great coach and every day he was about to play hard and make us better, it was great to play for him."
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"He plays in very big games, he's just someone who's used to making these great shots making these great plays," Clark said. "Adding it to the team is something that will really be great for us."
Bruno Cabloque and Dusty Hanas also had 15 points for Grizzly, while Tyler Harvey added 12 points and five assists.
Memphis finished his league – High 31 points for a quarter when he opened the game with 31-19 after one, and 56 points from the first half were a new team for the 11-day event
The Timberwolves who entered the game as the lone unbeaten team, went back into the game behind Kelan Martin's hot hand, who drained three 3-point points in the third quarter. Minnesota interrupted Memphis' behavior to a point six times.
"We tried to find a way to get back and we did not succeed, we arrived briefly," said Timberwell's coach Pablo Pijjioni. "They trusted them, they were better, they showed all the tournaments for a long time, they fought to the end, so we can not ask for anything, it was a hell of a summer league."
Martin led five Timberwolves in double figures, finishing
Jordan Murphy scored 14, Mitchell Creek had 13, Barry Brown junior at 12, and Keith Bates-Diope finished 10 with Minnesota.
Clark joined Nicolas Alexander-Walker of New Orleans, Jarrett Allen of Brooklyn, Kendrick Nan of Miami and New York Mitchell Robinson. Fan favorite Rui Hahimura from Washington headed the second team and joined him by Chris Bourke of Toronto, Jackson Hays of New Orleans, Portland Anferney Simons and Lonie Walker of San Antonio IV