NBA Summer League: Former Moeller HS standout Miles McBride scores 23 in Knicks' win

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NBA Summer League rosters include players who starred at Greater Cincinnati high schools, as well as for the Xavier Musketeers and Cincinnati Bearcats.

Top performers so far include former Aiken High School standout Carlik Jones, who was 7-for-7 from the field with 17 points, four rebounds, five assists and a steal in 21 minutes in the Chicago Bulls' 93-83 win Tuesday against the Toronto Raptors.

Former Xavier Musketeers standout Tyrique Jones had 11 points, nine rebounds and four blocks in the New Orleans Pelicans' win Monday against the Atlanta Hawks. On Wednesday against the Wizards, Jones had nine points with 15 rebounds (including 10 offensive rebounds), three assists and two steals. On Friday against the Lakers, Jones had 11 points, 13 rebounds and four assists.

Former UC Bearcats standout Tari Eason had 22 points and 10 rebounds in the Houston Rockets' 97-84 win against the San Antonio Spurs on Monday.

Former Moeller High School standout Miles McBride had 16 points, four assists and three steals in the New York Knicks' 88-77 loss to Portland on Monday. McBride scored 23 points on 9-of-13 from the field with five rebounds and five assists Thursday in a 102-89 win against the Orlando Magic.

And when the Bulls faced the Knicks on Sunday, Carlik Jones was 5-of-6 from the field with 13 points, and McBride was 6-of-8 from the field with 14 points, with three rebounds, six assists and three steals.

More about all of the players with local ties, with teams for which they played last season (unless recently drafted):

ATLANTA HAWKS

Nick Van Exel, head coach of the Atlanta Hawks, looks on during the game against the Miami Heat during the 2022 Las Vegas Summer League on July 12, 2022 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Nick Van Exel, head coach of the Atlanta Hawks, looks on during the game against the Miami Heat during the 2022 Las Vegas Summer League on July 12, 2022 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Coach Nick Van Exel (Cincinnati Bearcats)

BROOKLYN NETS

San Antonio Spurs' Nate Renfro drives into Brooklyn Nets' Kaiser Gates during the second half of an NBA summer league basketball game Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
San Antonio Spurs' Nate Renfro drives into Brooklyn Nets' Kaiser Gates during the second half of an NBA summer league basketball game Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Kaiser Gates (Xavier Musketeers) - Hapoel Jerusalem (Israel)

CHICAGO BULLS

Carlik Jones #26 of the Chicago Bulls dribbles the ball during the game against the Toronto Raptors during the 2022 Las Vegas Summer League on July 12, 2022 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Carlik Jones #26 of the Chicago Bulls dribbles the ball during the game against the Toronto Raptors during the 2022 Las Vegas Summer League on July 12, 2022 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Carlik Jones (Aiken High School) - Texas Legends of NBA G League

HOUSTON ROCKETS

Tari Eason #17 of the Houston Rockets drives to the basket against the San Antonio Spurs during the 2022 Summer League on July 11, 2022 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Tari Eason #17 of the Houston Rockets drives to the basket against the San Antonio Spurs during the 2022 Summer League on July 11, 2022 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Tari Eason (Cincinnati Bearcats/LSU Tigers) - Selected 17th in 2022 NBA Draft

NEW ORLEANS PELICANS

Justin Tillman #64 of the Atlanta Hawks plays defense on Zach Hankins #35 of the New Orleans Pelicans during the 2022 NBA Summer League on July 11, 2022 at the Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Justin Tillman #64 of the Atlanta Hawks plays defense on Zach Hankins #35 of the New Orleans Pelicans during the 2022 NBA Summer League on July 11, 2022 at the Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Zach Hankins (Xavier Musketeers) - Mets de Guaynabo (Puerto Rico)

Tyrique Jones #36 of the New Orleans Pelicans drives to the basket during the game against the Washington Wizards during the 2022 Las Vegas Summer League on July 13, 2022 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Tyrique Jones #36 of the New Orleans Pelicans drives to the basket during the game against the Washington Wizards during the 2022 Las Vegas Summer League on July 13, 2022 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Tyrique Jones (Xavier) - Victoria Libertas Pesaro (Italy)

Naji Marshall of the New Orleans Pelicans goes to the basket against the Atlanta Hawks during the 2022 NBA Summer League on July 11, 2022 at the Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Naji Marshall of the New Orleans Pelicans goes to the basket against the Atlanta Hawks during the 2022 NBA Summer League on July 11, 2022 at the Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Naji Marshall (Xavier) - Pelicans (entering third NBA season)

NEW YORK KNICKS

Vince Edwards #12 of the Iowa Wolves drives to the basket during the game against the South Bay Lakers on January 16, 2022 at UCLA Heath Training Center in El Segundo, California.
Vince Edwards #12 of the Iowa Wolves drives to the basket during the game against the South Bay Lakers on January 16, 2022 at UCLA Heath Training Center in El Segundo, California.

Vince Edwards (Middletown High School) - Iowa Wolves of NBA G League

Miles McBride #2 of the New York Knicks dribbles the ball against the Chicago Bulls during the 2022 Las Vegas Summer League on July 10, 2022 at the Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Miles McBride #2 of the New York Knicks dribbles the ball against the Chicago Bulls during the 2022 Las Vegas Summer League on July 10, 2022 at the Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Miles McBride (Moeller High School) - Selected 36th in 2021 NBA Draft

Miles McBride of the New York Knicks shoots the ball during the game against the Orlando Magic during the 2022 Las Vegas Summer League on July 14, 2022 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Miles McBride of the New York Knicks shoots the ball during the game against the Orlando Magic during the 2022 Las Vegas Summer League on July 14, 2022 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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This article originally appeared on Cincinnati Enquirer: Top NBA Summer League performers include Carlik Jones, Miles McBride