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Hudson makes contributions in first two outings with Wiz

Hudson makes contributions in first two outings with Wiz
Hudson makes contributions in first two outings with Wiz | University of Kentucky, 2010 NBA draft, John Wall, University of Tennessee at Martin Skyhawks, Washington Wizards, NBA’s Summer League, Skyhawks, Lester Hudson, UTM, UT Martin

While most basketball fans were paying attention to the pro debut of former University of Kentucky standout and the overall first pick in the 2010 NBA draft John Wall, one former University of Tennessee at Martin Skyhawk was trying to show he is worthy of remaining in the league.
Playing for the Washington Wizards in the NBA’s Summer League, former Skyhawk Lester Hudson contributed a total of 14 points in a pair of wins on Sunday and Monday nights.
Against the young talent trying to make the Golden State Warriors squad on Sunday night, Hudson pitched in seven points in the Wizards’ 87-79 victory. Seeing 8:30 of court time, the guard hit 3-of-4 shots from the floor, including making the only shot he attempted from behind the 3-point arc. He added one defensive rebound to his stat line. Hudson did not commit a turnover, nor did he add an assist nor a steal.
Wall lit up the scoreboard for 24 points in his debut. He added two rebounds and two steals, but his turnovers and assists cancelled each other out. The No. 1 pick tallied seven of each.
The following night, the team from the nation’s capital blew out the Los Angeles Clippers, 89-64.
Hudson saw increased playing time with 19 minutes of action. He again totaled seven points, this time taking eight shots from the field and knocking in three. He missed all three shots from 3-point land. The Memphis native and two-time Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year pulled down six rebounds, five of them defensive. He added one assist and two steals without committing a turnover.
Also for the Wizards, Wall notched his first career double-double with 18 points and 10 assists. He added five steals, but turned the ball over eight times.
The Wizards will return to action against Dallas at 7 on Thursday night.

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