Former Kentucky star Aaron Harrison had 11 points, six rebounds and four assists to help Charlotte earn its first summer league win in Orlando. The Hornets (1-2) defeated the Nets 64-55 on Tuesday afternoon.
"We just played great as a team today," said Harrison, who continued his transition from shooting guard in college to point guard in the pros.
"Especially at the best level in basketball, it's really difficult," Harrison said of the switch. "But there's just things you've got to go through. I'm just trying to get in where I fit in. Coaches want me to play the point guard, I'll play the point guard.
"I think I'm progressing at it, getting better every day."
Harrison also contributed three steals and a pair of blocked shots.
"I need to do that to be on the floor, play defense and get hustle plays. ... and I enjoy doing that as well."
Hornets associate head coach Patrick Ewing, who is running the team's summer league squad, has been tough with his critiques of all of his players so far.
But he complimented Harrison's performance after Tuesday's game.
"I think he's doing a fantastic job," Ewing said. "He's running the ball club, he's taking his shots when he has to and he's also sharing it with other guys on the team.
"He's playing a little bit out of position because he's more of a two guard, but I think in order for him to make an NBA roster that's the position he's going to have to play — the point."
■ Former Louisville standout Earl Clark had four points and three rebounds for the Nets.
Clippers 80, Thunder 63: Former UK standout Dakari Johnson had 10 points, a team-high 10 rebounds and one blocked shot in Oklahoma City's loss in Orlando. It was the second time in three games that Johnson has reached double digits in rebounds.
Another ex-Cat, Marquis Teague, is on the Thunder's roster, but he has not played in the team's three games so far.
Thunder draft pick Dakari Johnson today: 10p-10r. He's among leaders in rebounding at Orlando Summer League. pic.twitter.com/XeImcXzGTe— OKC THUNDER (@okcthunder) July 7, 2015
Grizzlies 73, Magic (Blue) 71 (2OT): Russ Smith scored in sudden death in the second overtime to give Memphis its third win in three games in Orlando. The former Louisville star had 20 points, three assists and two steals.
Ex-UK point guard Andrew Harrison made his only shot, a three-pointer, and finished with five points, three rebounds and two assists in just under 20 minutes for Memphis.
Peyton Siva (U of L) had seven points, seven assists and six turnovers for Orlando's Blue squad.
76ers 76, Celtics 62: Boston struggled from the field as a team, shooting 26.8 percent, and former UK star James Young was no exception. He was 2-for-11, including 1-for-7 from three-point range in the Celtics' loss in Utah.
"I was just thinking too much," Young said afterward. "I've got to be more calm."
Young finished with nine points, one rebound and one steal in 201/2 minutes. Terry Rozier (U of L) added 14 points, two assists and two steals for Boston.
Philadelphia's top draft pick, Jahlil Okafor from Duke, had 13 points and nine rebounds.
More ex-Cats in Vegas
A few more rosters for the Las Vegas Summer League were announced on Tuesday.
Former Kentucky players Keith Bogans and Daniel Orton will play for the Portland Trail Blazers.
The Phoenix Suns' roster includes first-round draft pick Devin Booker, third-year pro Archie Goodwin and free agent forward/center Josh Harrellson.
The Las Vegas league is scheduled to begin on Friday. Some other ex-Cats expected to participate include the Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns, the Los Angeles Lakers' Julius Randle and the Utah Jazz's Trey Lyles.