Spurs keep Suns from summer league title

Suns guard Mike James brings the ball up court against the Spurs during NBA Summer League Championship on Monday at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.

Mike James scored 32 points for the Suns on Monday night, but it wasn’t enough as the Spurs claimed the NBA Summer League title with a 93-90 victory in the championship game in Las Vegas.

James shot 10 for 18 from the field, including 3 of 6 from 3-point range, and had eight rebounds, four assists and three steals as the Suns staged a four-quarter comeback that came up just short.

The Suns trailed by six to start the fourth, after they were outscored 48-36 in the middle two quarters.

Jonathan Simmons and Treveon Graham came off the San Antonio bench and combined for 45 points, while Spurs first-round draft pick a year ago Kyle Anderson had 15 points and seven rebounds.

For the Suns, T.J. Warren had 17 points, Archie Goodwin added 12 and rookie Devin Booker chipped in 10. Center Alex Len had nine points, 13 rebounds and blocked two shots.