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Watch what happens when Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker collide

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Jabari Parker and Andrew Wiggins renewed their rivalry (© Twitter @SixthManHoops)
Jabari Parker and Andrew Wiggins renewed their rivalry (© Twitter @SixthManHoops).

The NBA Summer League is in full flow and on Friday, the two men drafted first and second in this year's NBA Draft came head to head.

As the Cleveland Cavaliers took on the Milwaukee Bucks, the match brought Andrew Wiggins head-to-head with Jabari Parker.

Here's a look at how both men did in their very first outing in the NBA.

Wiggins arguably won the battle of the rookies as the Cavaliers ran out 70-68 winners with Wiggins having an impressive first game.

Finishing as the games high scorer Wiggins bagged 18 points, three rebounds and one steal during his 31:06 on the court.

Parker was close on his heels however as he finished the game on 17 points with nine rebounds, one assist and one steal.

Both of the first and second overall draft picks put in good performances in their first summer league game and have only helped to build the hype for the upcoming NBA season.

Off to a good start

As mentioned earlier, the Cavaliers came out victorious over the Bucks but while they played their first games, the Orlando Summer League has already been going for a few days.

Friday saw a fair few games take place as the Orlando Magic ran out 96-87 winners over the Detroit Pistons and Indiana Pacers overcame the Boston Celtics 96-86.

The Philadelphia 76ers, coming off the back of a fairly disastrous campaign last year defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 91-75 whilst giants collided as the Oklahoma City Thunder outlasted the Miami Heat 103-98.

The New York Knicks have been a name on the lips of everyone this summer largely thanks to the uncertain future of Carmelo Anthony, but despite that, they came out victorious in their match with the Dallas Mavericks 76-64.

The Houston Rockets were very comfortable winners over the Brooklyn Nets emerging with the 101-75 victory and the LA Lakers crashed to a 10-point defeat to the Toronto Raptors.

As the lowest scoring winners on the day, the Golden State Warriors defeated the newly named Charlotte Hornets 70-58 meanwhile the defending NBA champion San Antonio Spurs cruised to victory against the Sacramento Kings.

Finally, in the second two-point game of the day, the New Orleans Pelicans overcame the NBA D-League team 83-81.

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