Two former Fukushima Firebonds standouts made their 2016 NBA Las Vegas Summer League debuts on Friday night.

Guard Verdell Jones III, who played college ball at Indiana University, had a team-best 12 points with three rebounds, three assists and a block for the NBA D-League Select squad in a 99-79 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. He started and played just under 18 minutes at the Thomas & Mack Center.

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