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Mitrou-Long scores 16 points in Summer League debut

Naz Mitrou-Long scored 16 points and grabbed three rebounds off the bench in his NBA Summer League debut on Saturday. He knocked down a team-high four 3-pointers in the Indiana Pacers’ 85-74 win over the Orlando Magic.

Georges Niang started the game for Indiana, but only played a little more than a minute before suffering a sprained left knee. He didn’t return to the game, but scored two points before his injury.

Bubu Palo didn’t appear in the game for the Pacers due to coach’s decision. Indiana will play the Charlotte Hornets in its second game in Orlando on Sunday at 4 p.m.

Jared Stansbury


Jared a native of Clarinda, Iowa, started as the Cyclone Fanatic intern in August 2013, primarily working as a videographer until starting on the women’s basketball beat prior to the 2014-15 season. Upon earning his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Iowa State in May 2016, Jared was hired as the site’s full-time staff writer, taking over as the primary day-to-day reporter on football and men’s basketball. He was elevated to the position of managing editor in January 2020. He is a regular contributor on 1460 KXNO in Des Moines and makes regular guest appearances on radio stations across the Midwest. Jared resides in Ankeny with his four-year-old puggle, Lolo.

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