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Erik Stevenson Scores 13 Points in NBA Summer League Debut



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Former WVU G Erik Stevenson made his NBA Summer League debut for the San Antonio Spurs on Monday night. Stevenson had a solid showing with 13 points in a 98-77 win over the Charlotte Hornets.

Along with 13 points, Stevenson recorded two rebounds and two assists in 17 minutes. The 6-foot-4 guard shot 5-of-9 from the field and 3-of-4 from three.

Stevenson wrapped up his final year of eligibility at West Virginia, helping the Mountaineers return to the NCAA Tournament in March. Stevenson averaged 15.4 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.5 assists on 43 percent shooting from the field. The fifth-year senior played his best towards the end of the year, recording five-straight 20-point-plus games at the end of February.

Erik Stevenson is pursuing a professional career in basketball. The Lacey, Wa. native participated in the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament in April, competing in front of scouts. Stevenson worked out with multiple NBA teams this month, including the Washington Wizards and Cleveland Cavaliers before being signed as an undrafted free agent.

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