Tar Heels in Boston and SCSPL recap

The curtain came down yesterday on the 2001 Boston Pro Summer League. Former Tar Heels Joseph Forte, Ed Cota, Ademola Okulaja and Kevin Salvadori were all part of the show and here is how they fared on Sunday, followed by their stat averages for the week.

Joseph Forte had his best game as a Celtic as he scored 12 points (4-11 FG, 1-4 3-pt. FG, 3-3 FT) and pulled down 5 rebounds in 20 minutes.

Ed Cota was once again used in a limited role by the Pacers getting just 4 minutes and going 0-for-1 from the field.

It was another solid performance by Ademola Okulaja. He scored 15 for the Spurs on 6-8 shooting, hit 3-of-4 free throws, played 27 minutes and had 3 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals.

Kevin Salvadori had his longest stint of the week for Philadelphia with 15 minutes. He came up with 3 points (1-1 FG, 1-2 FT), 6 boards and a blocked shot.

Boston Summer League Final Stats:

FORTE --- 6 Games | MPG: 19.2 | PPG: 6.7 | FG%: 33.3 | 3-Pt. FG%: 28.6 | RPG: 2.7 | APG: 1.5 | Steals: 1.3 | TO's: 1.0 | Blocks: 1.4 |

COTA --- 5 Games | MPG: 6.8 | PPG: 0.8 | FG%: 50.0 | RPG: 0.6 | APG: 0.8 | Steals: 0.6 | TO's: 1.4 |

OKULAJA --- 5 Games | MPG: 27.4 | PPG: 11.8 | FG%: 52.1 | 3-Pt. FG's: 0-2 | FT%: 47.4 | RPG: 6.2 | APG: 2.2 | Steals: 0.6 | TO's: 0.4 |

Okulaja now heads west with the Spurs for the Rocky Mountain Revue league, which begins today.

SALVADORI --- 6 Games | MPG: 9.5 | PPG: 1.8 | FG%: 40.0 | FT%: 75.0 | RPG: 3.3 | Steals: 0.3 | TO's: 1.0 | Blocked Shots: 0.5 |

Note: Former UNC star MIke O'Koren took over the coaching reins of the New Jersey Nets summer entry and guided them to a league-best record of 5-1.

Here are the final numbers for the former Tar Heels that played in the Southern California Summer Pro League during the last two weeks:

Dante Calabria (L.A. Lakers) - 8 Games | MPG: 33.1 | PPG: 12.5 | FG%: 50.7 | 3-Pt. FG%.: 47.8 | FT%: 78.6 | RPG: 4.0 | APG: 4.5 | Steals: 1.4 | TO's: 1.5 | Blocked Shots: 0.5 |

Jeff McInnis (L.A Clippers-2, NBA Pros-3, Young Guns-1) - 6 Games | MPG: 36.3 | PPG: 27.7 | FG%: 55.6 | 3-Pt. FG%: 44.4 | FT%: 82.4 | RPG: 2.8 | APG: 5.8 | Steals: 2.2 | TO's: 2.5 | Blocked Shots: 0.7 |

Vasco Evtimov (L.A. Lakers) - 3 Games | MPG: 8.0 | PPG: 3.7 | FG%: 80.0 | FT%: 75.0 | RPG: 1.7 | APG: 0.3 | Steals: 0.3 | TO's: 1.3 | Blocked Shots: 0.3 |


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