With no idea where he will be playing in the NBA next season, Kevin Love is the latest All-Star to pull out of Team USA, which begins its training camp in Las Vegas next week to prepare for the FIBA World Cup in Spain.
It almost wasn’t fair. The NBA Summer League in Las Vegas had for nine previous years grown in a positive direction. More teams. More fans. More interest.
Led by MVP guard Ray McCallum’s 29 points, Sacramento fought off fatigue and Houston, winning 77-68 and capturing the NBA Summer League championship.
The Sacramento Kings arrived in Las Vegas on July 5 to prepare for the NBA Summer League.
Tony Snell could have stayed in college. But that wouldn’t have necessarily made him any smarter.
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It’s early Friday morning at the Doolittle Community Center, and a very tall man is leading 145 kids through calisthenics on one of the center’s two basketball courts.
And they say no one cares about winning in the NBA Summer League.
It was midway through the third quarter, and Jordan Clarkson had a clear path to the basket for what was going to be an easy layup.
Highlights, notes and quotes from the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas.