Former Princeton High School standout Darius Bazley matched his career-high scoring effort - set earlier this week - with another 26 points in the Oklahoma City Thunder's 122-116 loss Wednesday night to the Indiana Pacers, adding nine rebounds, two assists and a steal.
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On Monday, Bazley scored 26 points and added seven rebounds and three assists in the Oklahoma City Thunder's 119-107 loss to the Washington Wizards.
Bazley, 20, entered Wednesday averaging 12.7 points and 7.4 rebounds per game this season - his second for the Thunder. He has started all 43 of Oklahoma City's games this season.
As a rookie, he averaged 5.6 points and 4.0 rebounds per game in 61 games, starting nine of them.
Bazley, the 23rd pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, did not play college basketball. He and former Moeller High School standout Jaxson Hayes - drafted No. 8 overall out of Texas and now playing for the New Orleans Pelicans - became the first two former Greater Cincinnati high school players selected in the first round of the same draft.
Bazley and Hayes are two of five players currently on NBA rosters with connections to the Xavier University Musketeers or Greater Cincinnati high schools.
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