LAS VEGAS — Rui Hachimura scored 19 of his 25 points in the second half to help the Washington Wizards beat the Atlanta Hawks 76-74 on Thursday in the NBA Summer League.
Selected ninth overall last month, the former Gonzaga star was 9 of 12 from the field with two 3-pointers, nine rebounds and two blocks. He scored 10 points in the third quarter as Washington took a 52-51 lead.
Garrison Mathews added 11 points for Washington (2-2), and Isaac Bonga had 10.
Charles Brown led Atlanta (1-3) with 16 points. Tahjere McCall scored all 12 of his points in the first half. De'Andre Hunter, the No. 4 overall pick, did not play for the second straight game.