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Gary Bedore’s KU basketball notebook

July 15, 2008


Jackson's pro debut

Former Kansas University power forward Darnell Jackson scored 10 points off 4-of-9 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds in the Cleveland Cavaliers' 97-94 loss to the New York Knicks on Monday at the Las Vegas summer league. He suffered four turnovers and committed five fouls while starting and playing 28 minutes in his pro debut. Former KU guard Billy Thomas scored six points off 3-of-10 shooting for the Cavs.

Robinson's pro debut

Former KU point guard Russell Robinson came off the bench to score seven points off 2-of-4 shooting (he made three of four free throws) in Houston's 100-97 victory over Phoenix in Las Vegas. Making his pro debut, Robinson dished five assists against one turnover and had two steals in 24 minutes.

Arthur nets 23

Former KU forward Darrell Arthur erupted for 23 points off 10-of-15 shooting and grabbed six rebounds in Memphis' 78-76 loss to San Antonio. Arthur, who had 26 fouls in Memphis' first three games, picked up five fouls Monday. Players are allowed 10 fouls before disqualification in summer-league play.

Not much playing time

Former KU combo guard Keith Langford scored four points off 1-of-3 shooting with two rebounds while playing just eight minutes in Denver's 90-79 win over Toronto in Vegas. Former KU and Oregon State forward C.J. Giles scored eight points with four blocks, four rebounds and eight fouls for Toronto in 22 minutes.

Miles shut out

Former KU point guard Aaron Miles had six assists against one turnover, but did not score while playing 15 minutes in Dallas' 88-74 victory over Minnesota in Vegas. Miles missed three shots while grabbing three rebounds.


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