The Phoenix Suns have signed forward Tidjan Keita (pronounced tid-JON kay-EE-tah). Keita, a 6-10, 205-pound forward with a 7-3 wingspan, played for the Toronto Raptors at NBA Summer League 2017 in Las Vegas, appearing in two contests. The 20-year-old went undrafted as an international early entry candidate in the 2017 NBA Draft and participated in a [...]
The Los Angeles Lakers have signed forward Travis Wear, General Manager Rob Pelinka announced today. Wear most recently was a member of the Lakers’ entry in the 2017 Las Vegas Summer League, where he contributed 7.9 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.0 assists as Los Angeles won their first summer league championship. The 6-foot-10 forward played in [...]
The city was the site of the rookie point guard's first true NBA lesson - how to put a bad game behind you quickly.
Based on a survey of all the players at the Las Vegas Summer League, the big shoe companies still dominate the shoe market.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have signed forward Amile Jefferson and guard Melo Trimble. The deals are probably non-guaranteed, and just for training camp. Jefferson, 24, played with the Timberwolves in the 2017 Las Vegas Summer League, averaging 2.2 points, 3.6 rebounds and 11.0 minutes in five games. He was a fifth-year senior at Duke University in 2016-17 and [...]
The Lakers won the Summer League title in Las Vegas, but couldn't quite hit the jackpot with Paul George this summer.
Fultz sprained his ankle during the Sixers' Las Vegas Summer League game on July 8
The Dallas Mavericks have signed free agent guard P.J. Dozier. Dozier (6-6, 205) recently competed for the Los Angeles Lakers’ summer league team in Las Vegas this past July. In two games, he averaged 1.0 point, 1.5 rebounds and 5.0 minutes per game. A native of Columbia, S.C., Dozier went undrafted in the 2017 NBA Draft after [...]
The Brooklyn Nets have signed guards Milton Doyle and Jeremy Senglin. Doyle and Senglin were both members of Brooklyn’s 2017 NBA Summer League team in Las Vegas. Doyle (6’4”, 180) joins the Nets after a four-year career (2013-17) at Loyola University Chicago. In 121 career games (98 starts), Doyle recorded averages of 13.3 points, 4.2 rebounds and [...]
The Dallas Mavericks have signed free agent guard Gian Clavell. Clavell (6-4, 185) recently competed for the Miami Heat’s summer league teams in both Orlando and Las Vegas. In five games in Las Vegas, he averaged 12.4 points, 2.6 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 24.6 minutes while shooting 45.2 percent (19-of-42) from the field, 40.6 percent (13-of-32) [...]
The Los Angeles Lakers have signed rookie center Thomas Bryant after his promising performance for their Las Vegas summer league team.
Blue played with the Lakers during Summer League in Las Vegas
The Heat have signed guard Matt Williams. Williams appeared in eight Summer League games (six starts) with the HEAT in Orlando and Las Vegas and averaged 9.9 points and 2.6 rebounds while shooting 38 percent from the field, 39 percent from three-point range and a perfect 2-of-2 from the foul line. He started all six games [...]
The Spurs have signed forward Matt Costello to a two-way contract. Costello, 6-10/240, most recently played with Minnesota in the 2017 MGM Resorts Summer League, leading all players in rebounding in Las Vegas and averaging a double-double of 11.3 points and 12.0 rebounds to go along with 1.75 steals and 1.25 blocks in 25.8 minutes. He [...]
The Jazz have signed center/forward Eric Griffin to a two-way contract. Griffin (6-8, 205, Campbell) competed with the Jazz during both the 2017 Utah Jazz Summer League in Salt Lake City and NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. In three games in Salt Lake City, Griffin averaged 8.6 points, 6.0 rebounds and 1.3 blocks in 17.8 [...]
Big Baller Brand is here and is making moves. On the heels of Older brother Lonzo Ball being named Most Valuable Player of the Las Vegas Summer League – Big Baller Brand has reportedly filed a trademark for the name “MeloBall1,” that is more than likely the name of his future shoe, according to ESPN’s Darren Rovell. […]
Ball, the second overall pick for the Lakers in the N.B.A. draft, lit up the Las Vegas Summer League. But does that mean anything?
Lonzo Ball, the Los Angeles Lakers’ prized rookie and the No. 2 pick in the NBA Draft last month, will undergo an MRI for a calf injury he suffered while playing in the Las Vegas Summer League. “[Lonzo] got the groin, got the calf now,” Lakers President Magic Johnson said on ESPN shortly after the Lakers […]
Kyle Kuzma put a stamp on his stellar 2017 Vegas Summer League tenure with a 30-point effort as the No. 15-seeded Los Angeles Lakers defeated the No. 16-seeded Portland Trail Blazers 110-98 in the Las Vegas Summer League Championship Game on Monday night at Thomas and Mack Center.
Throughout the tournament portion of the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, most of the Lakers success could be traced back to Lonzo Ball. Ball was named summer league Most Valuable Player. After he experienced tightness in his right calf in the Lakers semifinal victory a day earlier, Ball was held out of Monday’s title […]