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Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker Go Head-to-Head in NBA Summer League Debuts

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 11: Jabari Parker #12 of the Milwaukee Bucks and Andrew Wiggins #21 of the Cleveland Cavaliers looks on during the game on July 11, 2014 at Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas, Nevada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)
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Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistJuly 12, 2014

The NBA world was focused on LeBron James on Friday, so the head-to-head rookie matchup of the Cleveland Cavaliers' Andrew Wiggins and the Milwaukee Bucks' Jabari Parker was lost in the shuffle.

The top two picks in the 2014 NBA draft both had good showings in their NBA Summer League debuts on Friday. Wiggins dropped 18 points on 7-of-18 shooting, and Parker posted 17 points and nine rebounds.

Check out more highlights from their first head-to-head meeting as professionals:

Wiggins' team won the first battle between the young stars as the Cavaliers pulled out a 70-68 victory. 

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