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Recent Summer League news, rumors

  • • Report: Warriors rookie James Wiseman getting thrown into fire with start vs. Nets to open season
    Golden State Warriors rookie James Wiseman appeared in just three games — totaling 69 minutes — in his lone season with the Memphis Tigers. Because of the pandemic-shortened offseason and his own COVID-19 diagnosis, the 19-year-old had no Summer League nor preseason action. Yet, despite his lack of on-court hooping since high school, the No. […] The post Report: Warriors rookie James Wiseman...2020
  • • Derrick Rose defends Killian Hayes for less than stellar preseason debut
    Due to a shortened preparation period heading to the 2020-2021 NBA season, rookies like Detroit Pistons youngster Killian Hayes didn’t have the full benefit of playing in the summer league or having a longer training camp to start their rookie campaign. The 19-year-old swingman didn’t have the best of starts in his preseason debut against […] The post Derrick Rose defends Killian...2020
  • • Tony Parker admits he was ‘hurt’ when Gregg Popovich didn’t show up for his Summer League debut
    The San Antonio Spurs showed Tony Parker some tough love — or whatever you want to call it — during the Frenchman’s rookie season. In fact, the team’s best player, Tim Duncan, and its head coach, Gregg Popovich, didn’t utter a word to the young point guard for his first at year in San Antonio. […] The post Tony Parker admits he was ‘hurt’ when Gregg Popovich did...2020
  • Major League Baseball announces MLB Draft League
    • Major League Baseball announces MLB Draft League
    It's a new summer league that will allow the nation’s top draft-eligible players to compete in a 68-game season beginning next year....2020
  • • Major League Baseball Announces Formation Of MLB Draft League
    Major League Baseball on Monday announced that it has teamed with Prep Baseball Report to form the MLB Draft League — a new summer league that will allow the nation’s top draft-eligible players to compete in a 68-game season beginning next year. The league will be headed up by former MLB scout Kerrick Jackson, who…...2020
  • • Rockingham Lacrosse Club (Va.) Making Its Own 'Field of Dreams'
    AdministratorsMembershipIf you build it, they will come. That phrase, popularized by a 1989 movie that focused on a sport played with a bat and a ball, has new relevancy for the Rockingham Lacrosse Club based in Harrisonburg, Virginia. The club has no qualms about stealing a page from baseball’s playbook and creating its own field of dreams amidst the local cornfields. With government restrictions...2020
  • • Report: Pelicans’ Zion Williamson moving ‘worse than he did in Summer League’
    The New Orleans Pelicans have trotted out Zion Williamson twice in a limited capacity. The No. 1 overall pick has been reportedly “pissed” about his short time on the court, but there are a few who believe the 6-foot-6 phenom should not be stepping on the hardwood at all. According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, those […] The post Report: Pelicans’ Zion Williamson moving ...2020
  • • Luguentz Dort signs multi-year deal with Thunder
    The Oklahoma City Thunder announced Wednesday that they’ve signed rookie guard Luguentz Dort to a multi-year contract. The 6-foot-3, 215-pound guard went undrafted in 2019 but latched on with the Thunder’s Summer League squad. Dort earned a two-way contract and spent the start of the season in the G League. He got his first real […] The post Luguentz Dort signs multi-year deal with Thu...2020
  • • Warriors ‘not interested in a summer league’ as Steve Kerr looks for offseason options
    Steve Kerr and his Golden State Warriors will not be one of the 22 NBA teams returning to play this season following the league’s coronavirus-forced hiatus. While the Warriors and seven other franchises are eliminated from competition, the next issue raised is how to keep their players active as they look at a nine-month layover […] The post Warriors ‘not interested in a summer l...2020
  • • NBA teams not going to Disney considering joint practices, potential Summer League, per report
    The eight teams that missed the cut for Orlando don't want to go nine months without games...2020

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Summer League injury and suspension

  • • Could Zion propel Pelicans into playoffs? The Lakers hope not
    The New Orleans Pelicans were rocked by two seismic events this season. One was the knee injury suffered by rookie Zion Williamson in his first game of Summer League, which was followed by an actual earthquake that shut down the game. The second came in Zion's debut in January, when he exploded for 17 straight points in a comeback effort against the Spurs that was only derailed when Williamson was...2020
  • Ja Morant Fully Cleared Following Knee Surgery
    • Ja Morant Fully Cleared Following Knee Surgery
    After undergoing a knee procedure to remove loose bodies, Ja Morant has been fully cleared to participate in training camp, Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports reports. Morant had the surgery following the draft and missed summer league action as a result. Now he’ll have all of training camp and preseason to work himself into a […] The post Ja Morant Fully Cleared Following Knee Surgery appea...2019
  • Michael Porter Jr. To Miss Summer League With Knee Strain
    • Michael Porter Jr. To Miss Summer League With Knee Strain
    An ill-timed knee strain will cost Michael Porter Jr. the opportunity to play in summer league this offseason. Nick Kosmider of The Athletic writes that the forward tweaked his knee in a team scrimmage and will be held out of action for precautionary reasons. Kosmider relays that the Nuggets don’t believe the injury is anything […] The post Michael Porter Jr. To Miss Summer League With...2019
  • Wendell Carter Jr. To Undergo Surgery On Core Muscle Injury
    • Wendell Carter Jr. To Undergo Surgery On Core Muscle Injury
    After a promising but injury-shortened rookie campaign, Bulls big man Wendell Carter Jr. will miss another significant chunk of key developmental time. K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribute writes that the 20-year-old will have a surgical procedure done to repair a core muscle injury. Carter Jr. will miss all of summer league but is expected […] The post Wendell Carter Jr. To Undergo Surgery O...2019
  • • Raptors to reportedly sign Malcolm Miller to 10-day contract
    The Raptors, left with five open roster spots after the trade deadline, will begin to fill those openings by signing forward Malcolm Miller to a 10-day contract, reports Shams Charania of The Athletic (Twitter link). Miller, 25, spent the 2017-18 season on a two-way contract with the Raptors, appearing in 15 games for the NBA squad and averaging 12.6 PPG and 5.1 RPG in 34 contests for the Raptors ...2019
  • • Magic second-rounder Justin Jackson out for the season
    Justin Jackson, a second-round pick by Orlando who is spending the year with the Lakeland Magic on a G League contract, has suffered a season-ending injury, according to the Lakeland team. The Magic weren’t specific about exactly what happened to Jackson, but he had a torn labrum when he played at Maryland that forced him to miss much of the 2017-18 season and kept him out of summer league action....2019
  • • Mike D'Antoni is high on recently signed Danuel House
    The Rockets like what they have seen from Danuel House since signing him out of the G League on Monday, according to Jonathan Feigen of The Houston Chronicle. Short on players because of injuries, Houston turned to House and gave him crunch-time minutes in his first game. He is averaging 25.3 minutes in three games and has responded with 10.0 points per night. “I like Danuel a lot,” Rockets coach ...2018
  • • Cincinnati Reds announce one player killed, two injured in car crash
    On Saturday night, the Cincinnati Reds made a heartbreaking announcement revealing one of their minor league pitchers was killed and two of his teammates were injured in a crash in the Dominican Republic. According to the team’s statement, right-handed pitcher Jairo Capellán was killed in a car crash this morning. Right-handed pitcher Raul Hernandez remains in critical condition at a hospital, whi...2018
  • • Wolves to decline Justin Patton's third-year option
    The Timberwolves will pass on Justin Patton‘s third-year option for the 2019-20 season, putting the young center on track to become an unrestricted free agent next summer, according to Shams Charania and Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic (Twitter link). Patton, 21, has been plagued by injuries since entering the NBA as the 16th overall pick in the 2017 draft. Acquired by the Timberwolves on draft ni...2018
  • • Report: Lakers rookie Moe Wagner to miss preseason
    First-round pick Moe Wagner won’t play in any of the Lakers’ preseason games, according to Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN. Doctors plan to re-evaluate Wagner’s condition before the regular season starts.Wagner is still recovering from a left knee contusion he suffered during summer league play. The 25th player taken in this year’s draft, Wagner averaged 14.7 points and 8.3 rebounds in three games in the C...2018

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Summer League lifestyle

  • • Six players who could learn from Tracy McGrady
    The NBA’s summer vacation is almost over. Most players have put in major work to better themselves physically and mentally. But sometimes, certain players can go to former star players for help and insight that can further the understanding of how to maximize their abilities. Legends such as Hakeem Olajuwon have spent their post-retirement years sharing their knowledge.It was recently discovered t...2018
  • • Rockets’ Zhou Qi cracks funny joke about mispronunciation of his name
    Zhou Qi may not be a household name yet, but he’s getting there … kind of.In an Instagram post on Thursday, the Houston Rockets big man had a funny joke about an evidently common mispronunciation of his name: “Joe Cheese.” The 22-year-old Qi, who was the Rockets’ second-round pick in 2016, averaged just 1.2 points and 1.2 rebounds in 6.9 minutes per game for them last season. However, he has manag...2018
  • • Rockets’ Zhou Qi cracks funny joke about mispronunciation of his name
    Zhou Qi may not be a household name yet, but he’s getting there … kind of.In an Instagram post on Thursday, the Houston Rockets big man had a funny joke about an evidently common mispronunciation of his name: “Joe Cheese.” The 22-year-old Qi, who was the Rockets’ second-round pick in 2016, averaged just 1.2 points and 1.2 rebounds in 6.9 minutes per game for them last season. However, he has manag...2018
  • • Anthony’s manager seemingly had unofficial meeting with Rockets
    The Houston Rockets are among the teams Carmelo Anthony is said to be interested in playing for if and when the Oklahoma City Thunder part ways with him, and it’s possible the star forward’s manager is already getting the ball rolling.ESPN’s Dave McMenamin spotted Anthony’s business manager Bay Frazier sitting with Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni, point guard Chris Paul — who happens to be Carmel...2018
  • • Devin Booker's Rise to Phoenix Suns Star: 'I Always Knew I Was Capable of This'
    2016
  • • Engineering 'The Leap': An NBA Supertrainer's Plan for DC's Prized Sophomore
    2016
  • • NBA's Youngest Coach, Luke Walton, Is on the Level with Millennial-Laden Lakers
    2016
  • • Jaylen Brown Is Ready for the NBA's Space and Boston Celtics' Expectations
    2016
  • • How Las Vegas Summer League Paved the Path for an NBA Superpower
    2016
  • • Hidden Bright Spots for the New York Knicks so Far
    2015

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Summer League trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Major League Baseball announces MLB Draft League
    It's a new summer league that will allow the nation’s top draft-eligible players to compete in a 68-game season beginning next year....2020
  • • Major League Baseball Announces Formation Of MLB Draft League
    Major League Baseball on Monday announced that it has teamed with Prep Baseball Report to form the MLB Draft League — a new summer league that will allow the nation’s top draft-eligible players to compete in a 68-game season beginning next year. The league will be headed up by former MLB scout Kerrick Jackson, who…...2020
  • • Rockingham Lacrosse Club (Va.) Making Its Own 'Field of Dreams'
    AdministratorsMembershipIf you build it, they will come. That phrase, popularized by a 1989 movie that focused on a sport played with a bat and a ball, has new relevancy for the Rockingham Lacrosse Club based in Harrisonburg, Virginia. The club has no qualms about stealing a page from baseball’s playbook and creating its own field of dreams amidst the local cornfields. With government restrictions...2020
  • • Luguentz Dort signs multi-year deal with Thunder
    The Oklahoma City Thunder announced Wednesday that they’ve signed rookie guard Luguentz Dort to a multi-year contract. The 6-foot-3, 215-pound guard went undrafted in 2019 but latched on with the Thunder’s Summer League squad. Dort earned a two-way contract and spent the start of the season in the G League. He got his first real […] The post Luguentz Dort signs multi-year deal with Thu...2020
  • • NBA to adopt Summer League format when season resumes?
    If and when the NBA and other leagues in the United States announce a return, all players will need to  participate in about a month's worth of training camp to get back in shape, so don't expect any games to take place until at least July....2020
  • • MLB announces minor-league salary plan
    Major League Baseball has announced a plan to continue financial support and medical benefits to all minor-league baseball players. Jeff Passan of ESPN.com reported that a deal was pending (Twitter links), while Baseball America’s JJ Cooper first reported one was in the works (Twitter links). The plan is for teams to issue $400 weekly payments to all minor-league players — less than higher-level p...2020
  • • Norvel Pelle remains hungry after earning promotion from Sixers
    For Norvel Pelle, earning a standard contract with the Sixers took several years of hard work, dedication and passion, as the 27-year-old spent much of his professional career playing in the G League and in international leagues. Pelle, who made his NBA debut this past November, took a rather unique path to the Association. Rather than attending college, he joined the NBAGL’s Delaware 87ers (now t...2020
  • • Suns To Add Tariq Owens On Two-Way
    The Phoenix Suns will add springy forward Tariq Owens on a two-way contract, Gina Mizell of The Athletic reports. The 23-year-old went undrafted out of Texas Tech last season. While Owens caught on with the Suns during summer league, he was among the team’s final cuts during training camp last October and has been playing […] The post Suns To Add Tariq Owens On Two-Way appeared first o...2020
  • • Wizards sign former first-round pick Anzejs Pasecniks, cut Chris Chiozza
    The Wizards have signed Anzejs Pasecniks to a two-way contract, waiving two-way player Chris Chiozza to make room for the former first-round pick, Washington announced Tuesday in a press release. Pasecniks, who will turn 24 this Friday, was drafted 25th overall by the Sixers in 2017 but never suited up for Philadelphia, having spent the next two seasons overseas. After the 76ers renounced his righ...2019
  • • Ja Morant Fully Cleared Following Knee Surgery
    After undergoing a knee procedure to remove loose bodies, Ja Morant has been fully cleared to participate in training camp, Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports reports. Morant had the surgery following the draft and missed summer league action as a result. Now he’ll have all of training camp and preseason to work himself into a […] The post Ja Morant Fully Cleared Following Knee Surgery appea...2019

Summer League stats and results

  • • Trae Young plays in Oklahoma summer league game after NBA's resumption plan excludes the Hawks
    Young reportedly dropped 43 points in front of a packed gym in Oklahoma...2020
  • • Could Zion propel Pelicans into playoffs? The Lakers hope not
    The New Orleans Pelicans were rocked by two seismic events this season. One was the knee injury suffered by rookie Zion Williamson in his first game of Summer League, which was followed by an actual earthquake that shut down the game. The second came in Zion's debut in January, when he exploded for 17 straight points in a comeback effort against the Spurs that was only derailed when Williamson was...2020
  • • Norvel Pelle remains hungry after earning promotion from Sixers
    For Norvel Pelle, earning a standard contract with the Sixers took several years of hard work, dedication and passion, as the 27-year-old spent much of his professional career playing in the G League and in international leagues. Pelle, who made his NBA debut this past November, took a rather unique path to the Association. Rather than attending college, he joined the NBAGL’s Delaware 87ers (now t...2020
  • • Ja Morant Fully Cleared Following Knee Surgery
    After undergoing a knee procedure to remove loose bodies, Ja Morant has been fully cleared to participate in training camp, Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports reports. Morant had the surgery following the draft and missed summer league action as a result. Now he’ll have all of training camp and preseason to work himself into a […] The post Ja Morant Fully Cleared Following Knee Surgery appea...2019
  • Mavericks Sign Yudai Baba
    • Mavericks Sign Yudai Baba
    The Mavericks have signed Yudai Baba, according to a team press release. Baba played for the Mavs’ Summer League team in Las Vegas, averaging 4.0 points and 2.3 rebounds in 12.0 minutes per game. He previously played in Japan, where he helped Alvark Tokyo win two-straight titles. Dallas now has 20 players under contract, which […] The post Mavericks Sign Yudai Baba appeared first on SL...2019
  • Heat Sign Guard Mychal Mulder To Training Camp Deal
    • Heat Sign Guard Mychal Mulder To Training Camp Deal
    The Miami Heat have signed Canadian guard Mychal Mulder to a training camp deal, the team announced in a press release. The 25-year-old played summer league ball with the Chicago Bulls and averaged 8.8 points per contest. Prior to latching on with the Bulls’ squad in Las Vegas he plied his trade for the squad’s […] The post Heat Sign Guard Mychal Mulder To Training Camp Deal appe...2019
  • Kenny Wooten Inks Training Camp Deal With Knicks
    • Kenny Wooten Inks Training Camp Deal With Knicks
    The New York Knicks have signed Oregon forward Kenny Wooten to a training camp deal, the team announced in a press release. The 21-year-old also played with the team’s summer league squad. Wooten didn’t see much action in Las Vegas, averaging just 1.7 points per game, but he showcased fantastic athleticism during his two season […] The post Kenny Wooten Inks Training Camp Deal Wi...2019
  • Bulls, Justin Simon Agree To Exhibit 10 Deal
    • Bulls, Justin Simon Agree To Exhibit 10 Deal
    Justin Simon, who played his collegiate ball at St. John’s, will sign an Exhibit 10 contract with the Bulls, Adam Zagoria of ZagsBlog reports. Simon entered the 2019 draft but was no selected. The 6’5″ guard played for Chicago’s Summer League team in Las Vegas, scoring 6.8 points in 21 minutes per game. The move […] The post Bulls, Justin Simon Agree To Exhibit 10 Dea...2019
  • Blazers Sign Moses Brown To Training Camp Deal
    • Blazers Sign Moses Brown To Training Camp Deal
    The Portland Trail Blazers have inked UCLA big man Moses Brown to a training camp deal, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports. The 7’1″ center played one single NCAA season and averaged 9.3 points and 8.7 rebounds per game. Brown went undrafted in the 2019 NBA Draft but signed on with the Houston Rockets’ summer league […] The post Blazers Sign Moses Brown To Training Camp Dea...2019
  • Rayjon Tucker Signs Exhibit 10 Deal With Bucks
    • Rayjon Tucker Signs Exhibit 10 Deal With Bucks
    The Milwaukee Bucks have shored up their training camp roster with the addition of Rayjon Tucker on an an exhibit 10 deal, Matt Velazquez of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel writes. Tucker went undrafted out of Little Rock after averaging 20.3 points per game in 2018-19 and ended up participating in summer league with the Bucks […] The post Rayjon Tucker Signs Exhibit 10 Deal With Bucks appear...2019

Summer League parents, kids, wife / husband, girlfriend / boyfriend

  • • Rockingham Lacrosse Club (Va.) Making Its Own 'Field of Dreams'
    2020
  • • Report: NBA Mulls Holding Entire Playoffs in Las Vegas
    The NBA is reportedly considering Las Vegas as the host site of its entire playoffs, should the current season eventually resume. Players have been flocking to Sin City for Summer League since 2004, and though nothing is close to being official at the moment, could be back there for much more meaningful games. The League […] The post Report: NBA Mulls Holding Entire Playoffs in Las Vegas app...2020
  • • Mike D'Antoni is high on recently signed Danuel House
    2018
  • • Cincinnati Reds announce one player killed, two injured in car crash
    2018
  • • Jabari Bird arraigned on assault charges
    Celtics guard Jabari Bird was arraigned today on charges of assaulting and kidnapping his girlfriend, reports Travis Andersen of The Boston Globe. Bird pleaded not guilty to the charges and is being held on $50K cash bond.The woman claims Bird choked her about a dozen times, kicked her and held her against her will while the couple was arguing Friday. She said he began suffering mental distress be...2018
  • • Dominican League helping prospects on, off field
    Games in the Dominican Summer League are a teaching tool and the real measure of success for international prospects in this league is progress. The league is affectionately referred to as the "kindergarten of professional baseball," but these kids can play and there's a reason why scouts from opposing teams can be spotted in the stands taking notes and reporting back to their superiors. The playe...2018
  • • A look inside the Dominican Summer League
    Games in the Dominican Summer League are a teaching tool and the real measure of success for international prospects in this league is progress. The league is affectionately referred to as the "kindergarten of professional baseball," but these kids can play and there's a reason why scouts from opposing teams can be spotted in the stands taking notes and reporting back to their superiors. The playe...2018
  • • Watch: Lakers’ Josh Hart fumes after Summer League ejection
    Josh Hart’s competitive fire was certainly on full display during Tuesday’s Summer League contest.The Los Angeles Lakers guard was assessed two technical fouls and ejected from the championship game against the Portland Trail Blazers after saying something in the fourth quarter to referee Tyler Ford that Ford did not like. Hart then appeared to call Ford a “b—h a– motherf—er.” The Lakers were down...2018
  • • Brandon Ingram embraces LeBron during summer league game
    In the first couple of weeks that have followed his agreement to join the Los Angeles Lakers on a four-year, $153 million deal, All-Star forward LeBron James had yet to make a public appearance.With that in mind, the 33-year-old finally made his way out on Sunday afternoon to watch the Lakers’ summer league team compete in a playoff game against the Detroit Pistons. Among those that were also ther...2018
  • The Best Moments From Summer League So Far 🎥
    • The Best Moments From Summer League So Far 🎥
    This year’s Summer League has been jam-packed with monster blocks, poster dunks and numerous appearances from current NBA stars. Check out some of the best moments so far: DeMarcus Cousins pulls up. Boogie just pulled up to Summer League! #NBASummer A post shared by SLAM (@slamonline) on Jul 6, 2018 at 8:49pm PDT Kevin Knox […] The post The Best Moments From Summer League So Far 🎥 app...2018

Top Summer League news

  • • Seth Curry to Kings: Latest Contract Details, Analysis and Reaction
    2015
  • • Kevin Durant's Return Is Just What The NBA Needs In 2015-16
    2015
  • • Hammon to coach Spurs' summer league team
    Hammon to coach Spurs' summer league team...2015
  • • Damian Lillard Takes Commercial Flight to Summer League After $120M Extension
    2015
  • • Running Diary: Summer League Lakers vs. Warriors
    Below is a running diary of the Lakers’ Summer League matchup against the Golden State Warriors, with comments drawn from Mike Trudell’s @LakersReporter Twitter account to ensure you’re covered from start to finish....2016
  • • Running Diary: Summer League Lakers vs. Pelicans
    Below is a running diary of the Lakers’ Summer League matchup against the New Orleans Pelicans, with comments drawn from Mike Trudell’s @LakersReporter Twitter account to ensure you’re covered from start to finish....2016
  • • Kyle Anderson Named 2015 NBA Summer League MVP
    LAS VEGAS, July 19, 2015 - Kyle Anderson of the San Antonio Spurs was named Most Valuable Player of the Samsung NBA Summer League 2015, w...2015
  • • A Team Transformed: Inside LeBron James' First Season Back with the Cavaliers
    2015
  • • Russell Drops 21 in Loss at Summer League Finale
    D'Angelo Russell scored 21 points, but the Lakers fell to Utah in their Summer League finale....2015
  • • Running Diary: Summer League Lakers vs. 76ers
    Below is a running diary of the Lakers’ Summer League matchup against the Philadelphia 76ers, with comments drawn from Mike Trudell’s @LakersReporter Twitter account to ensure you’re covered from start to finish....2016
  • • Peja Stojakovic Reportedly Offered Sacramento Kings Front-Office Position
    2015
  • • Seth Curry Taking Advantage of Chance to Step Outside Brother Stephen's Shadow
    2015
  • • NBA Summer League 2015 Championship: Suns vs. Spurs Score and Twitter Reaction
    2015
  • • Clarkson, Defense Key Win Over Sixers
    Jordan Clarkson led L.A. with 19 points in its Summer League victory over the Philadelphia 76ers....2015

Summer League fantasy rankings and news

  • • Despite Silver Linings, J.R. Smith's Injury Is Bad News for Shallow Cavs
    2016
  • • Do the Los Angeles Lakers Have the Best Bench in the NBA?
    2016
  • • Denver Nuggets Complete 2016-17 NBA Season Preview
    2016
  • • Denver Nuggets Complete 2016-17 NBA Season Preview
    2016
  • • NBA Summer League 2016: Championship Game TV, Live-Stream Schedule
    2016
  • • Delon Wright Injury: Updates on Raptors Guard's Shoulder and Recovery
    2016
  • • NBA Summer League 2016: Top Takeaways from July 9 in Las Vegas
    2016
  • • Dominique Wilkins Talks Finals, Difference Between Today's and Yesterday's NBA
    2016
  • • Play That Man! NBA Reserves Who Deserve More Minutes During 2015-16 Season
    2015
  • • Joffrey Lauvergne Injury: Updates on Nuggets Center's Back and Return
    2015

Summer League schedule, game

  • • Derrick Rose defends Killian Hayes for less than stellar preseason debut
    2020
  • • Rockingham Lacrosse Club (Va.) Making Its Own 'Field of Dreams'
    2020
  • • NBA to adopt Summer League format when season resumes?
    2020
  • • Report: NBA Mulls Holding Entire Playoffs in Las Vegas
    2020
  • • MLB announces minor-league salary plan
    2020
  • • Could Zion propel Pelicans into playoffs? The Lakers hope not
    2020
  • • Suns To Add Tariq Owens On Two-Way
    2020
  • • Rockets Sign William Howard To Two-Way Deal
    The Houston Rockets have announced that they’ve signed French forward William Howard to a two-way deal. The 26-year-old lands with his third NBA franchise this season. While Howard has never played in the NBA previously, he played summer league ball with the Memphis Grizzlies and went through training camp with the Utah Jazz. In Howard […] The post Rockets Sign William Howard To Two-Wa...2019
  • • Ja Morant Fully Cleared Following Knee Surgery
    2019
  • Celtics Sign Yante Maten To Exhibit 10 Contract
    • Celtics Sign Yante Maten To Exhibit 10 Contract
    The Boston Celtics have rounded out their training camp roster at 20 players after signing ex-Heat forward Yante Maten to an exhibit 10 contract, Adam Himmelsbach of the Boston Globe. Maten signed a rest-of-season contract with the Heat at the tail end of the 2018-19 campaign and remained with the squad through summer league play […] The post Celtics Sign Yante Maten To Exhibit 10 Contract a...2019

Summer League rumors, scandals

  • • NBA buzz: Best and worst deals, West playoff race and the draft
    Here's what league insiders have been chatting about at Las Vegas summer league....2018
  • • Welcome to the Las Vegas Summer League schmooze pit
    Summer league is the greatest NBA cocktail party of the year, where you can compare notes, gossip and talk shop....2018
  • Celtics Vs. Knicks Live Stream: Watch NBA Summer League Game Online
    • Celtics Vs. Knicks Live Stream: Watch NBA Summer League Game Online
    New York Knicks fans are buzzing about the NBA Summer League play of rookie forward Kevin Knox, even comparing the... »...2018
  • • Report: Knicks mulled trading up for Mitchell Robinson
    Despite some speculation that he may be a first-rounder, the Knicks were able to nab Mitchell Robinson with the 36th overall pick in last month’s draft. That was never a lock though, and a source tells Marc Berman of The New York Post that the Knicks mulled the possibility of trading up a few spots in the draft to make sure they’d be able to grab the young center.Robinson, who signed his first NBA...2018
  • • Free agency fallout and more NBA buzz from summer league
    What's the latest chatter on LeBron James, Kawhi Leonard, Jabari Parker and more from around the NBA? We've got the scoop from Utah summer league....2018
  • • Celtics sign Robert Williams to rookie contract
    The Celtics have officially signed first-round pick Robert Williams to his rookie contract, the team announced today in a press release. It’ll be a four-year deal worth a total of approximately $9.28M, with third- and fourth-year team options.Williams, considered a potential lottery pick heading into the draft, slipped further than expected and landed in Boston at No. 27 overall. While one reason ...2018
  • • Best and worst picks of the 2018 NBA Draft
    The mock drafts are now irrelevant. No more talk of wingspan, upside, medicals, or trade rumors. After months of speculation, the 2018 NBA Draft is in the books.Thursday’s first two picks went as expected: Phoenix selected DeAndre Ayton and Sacramento picked Marvin Bagley III. Then things got wacky: Atlanta picked Slovenian sensation Luka Doncic, but shipped him to Dallas for Trae Young and a 2019...2018
  • • Cavs rejected Paul George deal & lost out on Chris Paul because of Kyrie Irving
    It would be an understatement to say that Kyrie Irving has put the Cleveland Cavaliers in a tough spot.Usually in late July, when summer league is ending and the free agency frenzy has dried up, basketball typically takes a back seat to baseball and the start of football training camp. However, Cavs star, Kyrie Irving, has catapulted the NBA back to the top of the sports world headlines with his s...2017
  • • Lonzo Ball is sports media’s new Tim Tebow
    The NBA won’t be back for another three months, but on this July Monday morning, an NBA game was leading ESPN.com’s sports coverage.Naturally, it was a Summer League game. Yes, Lonzo Ball playing a Summer League game — a game that absolutely does not matter — was ESPN’s top story in the entire sports world. And with that low bar, it’s clear that Lonzo-mania is about to be ESPN’s biggest new obsess...2017
  • • Jeff Hornacek on Phil Jackson firing: ‘It’s a tough day for us’
    New York Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek declined to answer questions amid the shocking — but arguably logical — departure of team president Phil Jackson. But he did read a prepared statement to the media from the team’s first summer-league practice in Orlando, Fla.“It’s always an interesting time when stuff like that happens,’’ Hornacek said, via the New York Post. “I just want to thank Phil for ...2017

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