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Jordan Poole scores 13 points in second quarter vs. Suns in NBA return - NBC Sports Bay Area

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Jordan Poole, playing successful his archetypal NBA crippled successful implicit a month, caught occurrence successful the 2nd 4th Thursday against the Phoenix Suns.

After not playing successful the archetypal quarter, the 2019 first-round prime played the full 2nd 4th and scored 13 points successful an awesome burst towards the extremity of the period.

In the past 4 minutes, Poole converted a driving layup, made back-to-back 3-pointers and forced his mode to the handbasket with 2 much layups. On the last one, helium drew a foul and made the escaped throw. He went 5-of-8 from the field, including 2-of-4 from 3-point scope successful the period.

Poole's 13 second-quarter points are the astir helium has scored successful a azygous play successful his little NBA career.

Jordan Poole's 13 2nd 4th points are a caller vocation precocious for immoderate azygous quarter.

— Warriors PR (@WarriorsPR) March 5, 2021

Poole and rookie defender Nico Mannion were recalled from the Santa Cruz Warriors connected Monday aft putting up large numbers successful the G League bubble successful Orlando, Fla.

When Poole near the G League bubble, helium was the second-leading scorer with 22.4 points per crippled connected 45.1 percent shooting.

RELATED: Mannion making things hap successful archetypal 4th vs. Suns

Poole hasn't yet lived up to the hype that comes with being a first-round draught pick, but Warriors manager Steve Kerr is hoping the 21-year-old plays with "force" successful his latest stint with Golden State.

If Poole keeps playing with this aggression and scores astatine this clip, Kerr volition person nary prime but to springiness him significant second-unit minutes aft the All-Star break.

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