No. 2 draft pick Jalen Green, Houston Rockets top No. 1 Cade Cunningham, Detroit Pistons in NBA summer league showdown

A featured showdown will take place between the No. The No. 1 and No. 2 draft picks will be featured in a showdown. 2 draft picks, Jalen Green received more offensive assistance Tuesday night by his teammates in the Houston Rockets' 111–91 win over Cade Cunningham at the NBA summer league in Las Vegas.Green, the second overall pick, was a player who chose to skip college basketball and play in the G League. He scored 25 points in just 30 minutes. He shot 6-of-11 from the floor and 10-of-11 with free throws. With two minutes remaining, the Rockets were up 18 points thanks to Green's third and final 3-pointer.Green said that he felt like he handled the situation well to the Houston Chronicle. I could have handled the situation a lot better. I wanted to get my team involved. I was aware that I had four turnovers. However, I tried to involve everyone and not make it a one on one battle between Cade and me. Although I could have done it for myself, we ended up winning so that's all that matters.Cunningham, the first overall pick after a season at Oklahoma State, was 8-of-18 on the field and scored 20 points to lead Detroit. Luka Garza (the high-scoring big man from Iowa, who was drafted No. The Pistons added 15 more points to their total of 52 players.Cunningham stated that he knew what all the hype was about the game and that it was a given. My main goal was to get to know our young core and find out each other. I just wanted to get in on the action and play my part."I understand the hype surrounding the game. But we have bigger goals and more fish to fry. This is a game for summer league. It is important to focus on the regular season and how we can improve.Green shared his thoughts with ESPN about what it was like to play against Cunningham in the first professional match.Green said that it was enjoyable. Green said that he is a great player. "He's a good player. I respect him. That's why we both come to the court. We'll fight it every time. It was a great game all around.Josh Christopher, No. Green, a 24th-ranked selection from Arizona State, led the Houston offense with 15 points. Green also had seven assists. Alperen Sengun from Turkey was the No. Houston's 16th pick was the dominant player in the paint with 21 points and 8 rebounds, as well as 3 blocks.This report was contributed by The Associated Press.