Video: Top 10 Summer League highlights - San Antonio Spurs feature four times

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The NBA Summer League is over and done and, as you might have seen, the San Antonio Spurs came away with the title under the stewardship of Becky Hammon.

But, whilst the title helps cement the theory that San Antonio have had a productive offseason, what fans really want to see from the out-of-season action is big shots and crazy plays.


Well, thanks to NBA's official YouTube channel, we now have that in the form of the top ten plays from the Las Vegas event. And, you guessed it, the Spurs appear pretty regularly here too.


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In fact the Spurs make up no less than four of the 10 spots as a mixture of dunks, insane looks and buzzer-beaters from the NBA's young and hopeful get some exposure outside of those present in Sin City.

The Spurs to make the hollywood plays? Undrafted point guard Shannon Scott hit the buzzer-beater whilst second-year player Kyle Anderson and Jonathan Simmons, most recently of D-league affiliate Austin Spurs, helped put on a show.

Simmons actually led the Championship winning summer roster in points during the tournament, averaging 17 per game. The forward was also named MVP of the championship game and has since signed an official deal to take his place on the San Antonio roster.

Best of the rest

There were other teams out in Vegas making plays though, with seven franchises appearing in the top 10. And there were clearly some players looking to make a name for themselves.

Of the seven non-Spurs on the highlight reel, three didn't hear their names called on draft night whilst three others were second-round picks. Only the Los Angeles Lakers' Jordan Clarkson has any real NBA pedigree to date.

Of course, dunking your way through summer league in no way means a successful NBA career awaits but it certainly doesn't do any of the players on the cusp of a team's roster any harm at all.

Plus, even if the likes of Keifer Sykes (Cleveland Cavaliers), Ryan Boatright (Brooklyn Nets) and Shannon Scott (San Antonio Spurs) fail to make the grade moving forward, at least they've made one top 10 highlight reel.

NBA fans: Who do you think will be the breakout player in the 2015-16 season? Make your predictions in the comments below...

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