The Utah Jazz will be one of 24 teams participating in the NBA Summer League this year, up from 22 in 2013.
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Now that they have run the table again, in a different format with a playoff bracket and everything, it’s almost too easy to compare the NBA Summer League’s Golden State Warriors with author Roger Kahn’s “Boys of Summer.”
Did everyone in the NBA miss on Ian Clark? For one night, it appeared that all 29 teams whiffed on the undrafted 6-foot-3-inch guard from Belmont.
The Suns’ summer roster is light on NBA experience, but Marcus Morris has two years in the league, and that makes him well-qualified to act as Phoenix’s floor leader.
He was standing against the wall of the gymnasium at Doolittle Community Center on Friday morning, waiting to get on the court. It must have been a flashback of sorts for C.J. Watson, who first started doing that when he was in second grade.
The Phoenix Suns had two first-round picks in last month’s NBA Draft. One hasn’t set foot on the court, while the other has been one of the most pleasant surprises of the NBA Summer League.
An invite to play for the Denver Nuggets in the NBA Summer League prompted Chace Stanback’s return to Las Vegas this week.
Las Vegas has long served as an ideal stop for truckers and travelers making the long journey from northern Utah to Southern California.
No, the NBA isn’t moving to Las Vegas just yet. But commissioner David Stern didn’t seem averse to the idea, which is a radical departure from his stance in 1999 when then-Mayor Oscar Goodman visited Stern at his New York office and was told it never would happen.
All of the national attention Nate Wolters received at South Dakota State over the last few years focused on his ability to put the ball in the basket, with good reason.