Former UConn star Jeremy Lamb is off to a strong start in the Las Vegas edition of the NBA’s Summer League. In three games – two starts – Lamb leads the Houston Rockets’ entry with a 20.3 scoring average. He is also average a team-high 27.7 minutes per game.
In the opener against Toronto, Lamb came of the bench to score 16 points in a 93-81 win on July 13. In Game 2 vs. Washington Lamb was 8-of-15 and scored a game-high 26 points in a 76-70 defeat on Saturday. On Monday he scored 19 in a 101-93 win over the Sacramento Kings.
Lamb was selected by the Rockets with the 12th pick of the first round in the 2012 NBA Draft. The Las Vegas Summer League runs through July 22.