Tar Heels in NBA Summer Leagues update

There was a former Tar Heel in each game on opening day of the Pro Summer League in Boston yesterday.

Ademola Okulaja played 22 minutes and scored 6 points (3-8 FG) as a starter for the Spurs in an 83-73 loss to Atlanta.

Ed Cota, playing with the Pacers, saw limited playing time as the Pacers defeated Milwaukee 85-82 in overtime. Cota played just 8 minutes and scored 2 points (1-1 FG).

Celtics rookie Joseph Forte got his pro career started in a 72-65 win over New York. Forte shot just 1-for-5, scoring 2 points and grabbing 3 rebounds in his 19-minute debut.

In the nightcap, Seattle downed Philadelphia 85-76. In 11 minutes, Kevin Salvadori recorded 2 pts (1-3 FG), 3 rebounds and one block.

Today's San Antonio-Indiana contest features Okulaja (Spurs) and Cota (Pacers) and is on ESPN2 at 2 PM. Forte will also get some TV-time this evening when Boston meets Washington at 8 PM on ESPN.

McInnis Scores 54 in L.A.: Jeff McInnis, playing with the Clippers, scored 54 points yesterday in the Southern California Summer Pro League. McInnis' Stat Line - 20-32 FG, 4-6 3pt, 10-13 FT , 5 rebounds and 6 assists (BOX SCORE). He also scored 33 points on Sunday, hitting on 12 of 24 shots from the floor and 9 of 9 free throws.

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