Nate Robinson has quickly become the fan favorite of the Reebok Vegas Summer League. The 5'9" New York Knick point guard put together another great game, scoring 19 points (8-14 FG) and grabbing six rebounds as the Knicks beat the Washington Wizards 80-71.
New York started the game on fire hitting 72 percent (13-18) of their shots in the opening quarter to take a 31-19 lead at the end of one, and never looked back.
David Lee chipped in 13 points (5-7 FG) and six rebounds in the winning effort. The Knicks finished the game shooting 50 percent (33-66 FG).
Donnell Taylor led the Wizards with 14 points (3-7 FG, 7-10 FT), a day after hitting the winning jump shot with .5 seconds left against the New Orleans Hornets. Gerald Fitch pitched in 12 points (4-12 FG), while Andray Blatche had 10 points (4-9 FG) and seven rebounds.
Washington shot 42 percent (26-62 FG) for the game.
New York had a 48-38 advantage in points in the paint and a 24-12 advantage in points off turnovers.
The Wizards finished the game with only two team assists.
The Knicks take on the New Jersey Nets on Monday at 7 p.m., while the Wizards battle the Golden State Warriors on Monday at 1 p.m.