1) New Orleans led much of the way, but Toronto used a game-closing 7-0 run to prevail Friday by a 96-93 final margin, in the first game of NBA Summer League in Las Vegas.
2) Watch postgame reaction from Cheick Diallo (27 points, 10 rebounds), Quinn Cook (16 points) and summer head coach Jamelle McMillan.
3) Diallo’s 27 points were the third-most by any player on Day 1 of summer league in Vegas. Houston’s Troy Williams and Denver’s Malik Beasley each deposited 29 points in a Rockets-Nuggets matchup.
4) Watch Alvin Gentry’s in-game appearance on NBA TV as the network broadcast Pelicans-Raptors.
5) The summer Pelicans will practice this morning in Nevada, in advance of Sunday’s game vs. Atlanta (3 p.m. Central, NBA TV).