Dallas Mavericks Summer League Awards: MVP, Best Rookie, and more

The Dallas Mavericks recently wrapped up a successful Summer League, but who was the MVP, who was the best rookie, and who was the best veteran? Let's take a look.
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Best Mavericks Summer League Rookie, Undrafted Free Agent - Mike Miles Jr.

As I had mentioned on the previous slide, Mike Miles Jr. would eventually make an appearance. The former TCU standout signed a two-way contract with the Mavs immediately after the conclusion of last month's draft and looked to solidify his roster spot with a strong Summer League outing.

Throughout Summer League action, Miles Jr. proved he was worthy of a two-way spot on the Dallas roster. Miles Jr. averaged 12.2 points, 3.0 rebounds, and 3.8 assists in only 18.8 minutes per game.

Miles Jr. came off the bench for the first two contests, backing up the veteran McKinley Wright IV. While Wright IV struggled, the younger Miles Jr. looked poised. He overtook Wright IV in the starting lineup and upped his averages to 14.7 points and 4.7 assists per game as a starter.

Despite Miles Jr.'s lack of size and length, he shot 50.0% from the floor. Although Miles Jr. shot 26.7% from behind the arc, his shooting upside resembled Prosper's. He oozed confidence, and his jump shot looked consistent with a solid base and a quick release.

Also like Prosper, Miles Jr. showed the most comfort on his drives to the rim. The former Horned Frog did his damage by shaking his defender off the dribble and scoring through traffic. Rather than forcing ill-advised attempts, Miles Jr. would look to find a spot-up shooter or throw lobs to bigs when his driving lane was closed off.

Unlike when he played for TCU, Miles Jr. looked like a plus facilitator. In college, Miles Jr. looked to score, first and foremost. Playing for the Mavs, he continuously made the right read in the half-court. Miles Jr. never looked rattled and didn't try and force the action.

Finally, shout out Jordan Walker, the other undrafted guard who signed a contract with Dallas after the draft. He looked like the most confident player on the court and his three-ball looked as advertised.

Honorable Mention: Jordan Walker