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Chris Boucher, a Raw 25-Year-Old, Is on a Mission to Prove He's NBA Worthy

Boucher got his start in basketball late and is older than most longer-term projects, but the lanky Canadian teases with game-changing upside.
Blake Murphy
7.13.18
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Meet Tryggvi Hlinason, Iceland's Sheep Farming NBA Prospect

The 20-year-old 7-footer, who didn't start playing basketball until he was 16, is trying to become the second player from Iceland to make the NBA.
Blake Murphy
7.12.18
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NBA Summer League is Disappointing (So Far)

Here are a few thoughts gleaned from my first (and last) 72 hours watching basketball in Las Vegas.
Michael Pina
7.10.18
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What Happened In Vegas: Remembering The Old, Anarchic Summer League

This year's NBA Summer League broke ratings and attendance records. There's something to celebrate in that, but something real and fun has also been lost.
David Roth
7.19.17
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Ding Yanyuhang Went from CBA Second Fiddle to Summer League Darling

The unheralded (here) Yanyuhang has had a transformative year of basketball, starting with a surprise Chinese Basketball Association MVP and ending in chants for NBA Summer League MVP.
Andrew Crawford
7.18.17
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Summer League Is Built For Lonzo Ball

The NBA Summer League is something looser, goofier, and decidedly different from the actual NBA. In Vegas, Lonzo Ball fit in perfectly.
David Roth
7.18.17
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How to Assess NBA Summer League Like a Scout

Every summer, there are Las Vegas standouts who fizzle in the league, and vice versa. What should basketball fans look for—and overlook?
Adam Mares
7.17.17
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The NBA's Promising Rookie Point Guard Class Has Starred at Summer League

NBA Draft lottery picks Lonzo Ball, De'Aaron Fox, Donovan Mitchell, and Dennis Smith Jr. all impressed during the Las Vegas Summer league.
Adam Mares
7.17.17
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Kennedy Meeks' Personality Has Won Over the Raptors and His Game Might, Too

The undrafted big out of North Carolina has impressed the Raptors during Summer League with his smarts and his play.
Blake Murphy
7.14.17
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The Modern NBA Still Has Plenty of Room for Edy Tavares

Back-to-the-basket centers are a dying breed, but Cleveland's 7'3" big man can still be an incredibly valuable player.
Michael Pina
7.11.17
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For Basketball Players Like Josh Magette On The NBA's Edge, Summer Is About Betting On Yourself

The NBA Summer League is full of players like Josh Magette, for whom the NBA is a dream and basketball is a demanding, humbling job. This is what it's like.
Harrison Faigen
8.22.16
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Summer League Superlatives, The Ghost Of Anthony Randolph, And Who Won In Vegas

From "The Anthony Randolph Irrational Excitement Award" to "The Josh Selby 'I'm Not Sure This Is Sustainable' Award," we hand out hardware for the Summer League.
Sam Vecenie
7.19.16
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