Las Vegas Summer League Day 10 — It’s Donatas Motiejunas’ World And We’re Just Living In It

Donatas Motiejunas

Well, the two semi-finals of the Las Vegas Summer League were played today, leaving us now with just two teams to compete in tomorrow’s final. On the back of another big performance from Donatas Motiejunas, the Houston Rockets will take on the Sacramento Kings for the somewhat meaningless title of Summer League champion. Day Nine — Sunday July 20th Winners Donatas Continue Reading →

Las Vegas Summer League Day 9 — Winners And Losers

Glen Rice Jr

As festivities begin to wind down in Las Vegas, and the Summer League edges towards to naming a champion, we are still getting a number of eye-opening performances as well as thrilling finishes, including Glen Rice Jr.’s monster game in a triple-overtime victory for the Wizards. Day Eight — Saturday July 19th Winners Tim Hardaway Jr. — It was a Continue Reading →

Las Vegas Summer League Day 7 — Winners And Losers

Russ Smith

The NBA’s version of the Sweet Sixteen was played out today and some interesting performances were had by a number of players. Second-round draft choice Russ Smith of the Pelicans showed once again that he can be a NBA player in the not-too-distant future. Day Seven — Thursday July 17th Winners Russ Smith — Smith, in addition to scoring 19 Continue Reading →

Las Vegas Summer League Day 6 — Winners And Losers

With the tournament portion of the Las Vegas Summer League kicking into action Wednesday, it’s time to look back at the great, and not-so-great performances from Day Six in the desert, including a novel use of a 6’11” point guard in the Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo. Day Six — Wednesday July 16th Winners Gorgui Dieng — Dieng had his best Summer Continue Reading →

Las Vegas Summer League Day 5 — Winners And Losers

Doug McDermott

We’re five days into the Las Vegas Summer League and I’ve decided it would be a good idea if I looked back at the play during the day and pointed out a few notable and not so notable performances of the day, including another big night from Doug McDermott. Day Five — Tuesday July 15th Winners C.J. McCollum — McCollum, Continue Reading →

2014 Orlando Summer League Recap Part 2: The Duds

Aaron Gordon

The 2014 Orlando Summer League was beneficial and kind to a handful of players as discussed here, but it was also a tournament to forget for a select few. Lackluster performances, hampered by putrid shooting, Aaron Gordon the 4th pick of the 2014 NBA Draft kicks us off. Aaron Gordon 2014               GP MIN PTS Continue Reading →

2014 Orlando Summer League Recap Part 1: The Studs

Nerlens Noel

The 2014 Orlando Summer League came to a close with the Philadelphia 76ers limping away victorious against a surprisingly competitive Indiana team. Bar the championship game in which he didn’t participate, Nerlens Noel showed glimpses of the exciting, dominant force for the Summer League Champions we all hoped he will become. With that, he kicks off our Part One of the Continue Reading →