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How did former Ohio State Buckeyes perform in the 2015 NBA Summer League?

D'Angelo Russell's Summer League performance for the Lakers was well documented. But how did other former Buckeyes fare?

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

If you were to scour the roster of all 30 NBA teams, unfortunately enough, you would only be able to find just four former Buckeyes still making a living in the league. You'll run into Jared Sullinger and Evan Turner, who are currently members of the Boston Celtics. You'll also find Mike Conley, one of the more underrated players in the league, still running the show for Memphis. Lastly, you'll see Kosta Koufos, who will now backup DeMarcus Cousins in Sacramento.

Obviously, those four players have one thing in common -- they wore the Scarlet and Grey collegiality. But they also had to experience the NBA Summer League when their respective careers began. Last night was the conclusion of the event for this season and five more former Buckeyes were able to take part. Lets take a look at which former Bucks participated and see how they performed.

Aaron Craft, G, Golden State Warriors

G GS MPG FG% 3PT% FT% OREB DREB RPG APG SPG BPG TO PF PPG
6 6 25.8 31% 44.4% 77.8% 2 17 3.2 4.5 1.5 0.2 1.83 3.33 4.8

Best Performance: In the first game for the Warriors Summer League squad, just eleven days ago, Craft played 27 minutes in victory over the Cavaliers. In the game, the former Ohio State fan favorite collected 3 rebounds, while dishing out 7 assists, and scoring 9 points. Interestingly enough, the two field goals that Craft attempted were three pointers and both were made.

LaQuinton Ross, F, Washington Wizards

G
GS
MPG
FG%
3PT%
FT%
OREB
DREB
RPG
APG
SPG
BPG
TO
PF
PPG
3
0
5.7
20%
0%
100%
2
3
1.7
1
0
0
0.33
0.67
2.3

Best Performance: As you can see, when you don't get much burn, it's hard to put up very impressive numbers. That was definitely the case for Ross, as the most playing time he received in an outing was ten minutes. In those ten minutes, on July 17th against the Nuggets, the 6'8, 220-pounder was able to knock in one bucket and cash in all three times at the charity stripe. Ross would finish the game with five points, two rebounds, and one dime in a win over the Nuggets.

D'Angelo Russell, G, Los Angeles Lakers

G
GS
MPG
FG%
3PT%
FT%
OREB
DREB
RPG
APG
SPG
BPG
TO
PF
PPG
5
5
30
37.7%
11.8%
68.8%
1
25
5.2
3.2
1
0.2
5.2
3.6
11.8

Best Performance: Despite just recording one assist in 34 minutes on July 17th vs Utah, Russell was able to drop 21 points on 50% shooting and snagged 4 rebounds. However, even though the smooth lefty scored big, the Lakers would fall short to Trey Lyles and the Jazz.

Shannon Scott, G, San Antonio Spurs

G
GS
MPG
FG%
3PT%
FT%
OREB
DREB
RPG
APG
SPG
BPG
TO
PF
PPG
9
7
22.6
55.2%
18.8%
0%
13
30
4.8
2.4
1.7
0.1
1.78
1.56
5.3

Best Performance: Scott was able to come up big on both sides of the ball in a win against the Bucks on July 12th. Defensively, he was able to secure 4 rebounds and with 5 steals. On the offensive end, Scott gave his Spurs 3 second chances, while setting up his teammates for 7 assists, and scoring 8 points. Though that was his best game, it wasn't his best moment. Check out this game-winning shot just three days ago which helped pave the way for the eventual Summer League championship that San Antonio and Scott won last night.

Lenzelle Smith Jr, G, Orlando White

G
GS
MPG
FG%
3PT%
FT%
OREB
DREB
RPG
APG
SPG
BPG
TO
PF
PPG
5
0
15.4
31.3%
12.5%
100%
1
17
3.6
2
0.4
0.2
0.4
0.8
3

Best Performance: On July 10 against the Grizzlies in the Orlando Summer League, Smith piled up 6 points, 6 rebounds, and 3 assists in 22 minutes of play. Despite it being Smith Jr's best showing, his team fell to Memphis, 75-73 in double overtime.