Los Angeles Lakers' Josh Hart named Summer League MVP

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The top-seeded Lakers are looking to take home back-to-back titles after beating the Trail Blazers a year ago.

In the semifinal game, the team the Lakers defeated Cleveland with the score 112:109 and now have the chance to win the NBA Summer League twice in a row. He even heard MVP chants while at the free throw line on Sunday, which had to be extra special with new teammate LeBron James in the house.

They did, however, see one of their players scoop the MVP award for the second straight year. Cavs rookie Collin Sexton had an impressive Summer League and was named to the All-NBA First Team.

The Bulls, who were eliminated from Summer League tournament by the Pistons, finished 3-2 in Las Vegas. However, it has been Hart that has been the star of the summer.

Now granted, Josh Hart has not been the only Laker to show that he has the skills to play at this level.

According to The Big Lead, Hart is the clear MVP of the summer league after showing improved three-point shooting and better ball-handling, which helped him get to the rim at ease.

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Now that the winning teams have got their due, let's take a look at the players who shined through the Summer League.

The No. 2 seeded Trail Blazers entered this summer with an experienced roster.

Hart has been playing more of a scoring lead guard than pure PG, creating more offense for himself than for his teammates but finishing at such a high clip that it has worked. "My ability to shoot off the dribble".

Heading into the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, Hart was one of the most compelling players to watch. They signed Rajon Rondo, JaVale McGee and Lance Stephenson instead.

The 23-year-old, who will be heading into his second National Basketball Association season with the Lakers, wanted to "dominate" the competition and showcase his all-around game and was able to do that. Wade Baldwin IV had 14 points and six assists.

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