The Atlanta Hawks entered the third-and-final game of the 2014 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas with an 0-2 record in the round-robin stage and would have liked nothing more than to get a win before heading into the single-loss elimination stage of the tournament.
However, that didn’t happen; Atlanta got crushed by Portland 91-76 and fell to 0-3.
Trail Blazers second-year guard C.J. McCollum was a nightmare for the Hawks, as he dropped a game-high 28 points in 28 minutes of action. He was on fire from behind the arc, draining 6-of-9 three-pointers and shot 10-of-16 from the field overall.
Will Barton was also a a thorn in Atlanta’s side, filling the stat sheet with 17 points, four rebounds, four assists, two steals and one crazy one-handed alley-oop slam dunk.
Dennis Schroder led the Hawks in scoring with 16 points, while big men Adreian Payne and Mike Muscala chipped in with 13 points each.
Check out the video highlights from the Hawks vs. Trail Blazers game below: