nba summer league
Boucher got his start in basketball late and is older than most longer-term projects, but the lanky Canadian teases with game-changing upside.
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.
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.
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.
NBA Draft lottery picks Lonzo Ball, De'Aaron Fox, Donovan Mitchell, and Dennis Smith Jr. all impressed during the Las Vegas Summer league.
The undrafted big out of North Carolina has impressed the Raptors during Summer League with his smarts and his play.
Back-to-the-basket centers are a dying breed, but Cleveland's 7'3" big man can still be an incredibly valuable player.
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.
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.