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Chris Duarte has been sensational to start NBA Summer League for the Indiana Pacers. 

On Thursday, the Pacers won their first game of Summer League 97-64 over the Portland Trail Blazers and now have a record of 1-2. 

Duarte was the 13th overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft out of Oregon. 

Here is how the 24 year old has done in his first three games:

Game 1 (New York Knicks): 14 points, two rebounds, three assists, two steals, two blocks 

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Game 2 (Atlanta Hawks): 21 points, seven rebounds, two assists, two steals 

Game 3 (Portland Trail Blazers): 19 points, three rebounds, six assists, four steals, four blocks 

What's even more eye-popping is the fact that Duarte has been doing everything on the defensive end so well in addition to his high-powered offense.

He has eight steals in his first three games of NBA competition. 

The Pacers will continue action on Saturday against the Oklahoma City Thunder. 

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