Former Nugget RJ Hampton performed very motivated in opposition to his former crew on Sunday, going for a career-high 16 factors whereas giving a glance to Denver’s bench after every basket. The recreation was a battle of gamers vs their outdated groups early on, as Hampton scored Orlando’s first 7 factors and Aaron Gordon had the primary 12 factors for Denver. Hampton’s ex-teammate Monte Morris says he knew the rookie was going to carry a really aggressive power in opposition to his outdated membership as soon as he talked to him earlier than the sport.
(Via Denver Nuggets):
“He’s a good competitor, really good talent, really good kid. He brought the energy in practice for sure. Going into the game, he texted and FaceTimed, so we already knew what type of energy he was coming with.”