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May 14, 2015 Updates

Charles F. Gardner: Hammond also said Damien Inglis, No. 31 pick last year, is expected to be ready for summer league in Vegas in July. "It's really most difficult for Jason and his staff, because they've never really seen him play," Hammond said of Inglis. Inglis had second surgery on his right ankle in early January and missed entire season. Initially was injured in pre-draft workout w/OKC. Twitter @cf_gardner

May 12, 2015 Updates

A Celtics contingent that included director of scouting Dave Lewin and international scout Benas Matkevicius flew to Spain last month to check on Iverson and formally invite him to join the team's summer squad again. They watched him practice, then took him to dinner to discuss the state of the team and the role he'd be competing for moving forward. Said Iverson: "We essentially agree on everything that I need to do to make it happen." ESPN.com

May 11, 2015 Updates
May 9, 2015 Updates

Via Corriere Di Bologna: “I have a contract, are at work. Follow the preparation for the draft, then in mid June I will return a little ‘in Italian before reaching again for the Spurs Summer League (which could train as head coach, as happens in many allowances to vice ed). “ The 55-year-old coach also acted as head coach twice during the season when Popovich missed two games with a ‘medical issue’ and won both games. There is no question Messina can become a head coach in the NBA and Spurs fans know Pop. He might be grooming Messina to take his place whenever he decides to step down. ProjectSpurs.com

May 7, 2015 Updates

Gordon will play for the Magic’s Orlando Pro Summer League team in early July. He’ll continue to work with Dave Love, the shooting coach, and team officials expect Gordon will be among the team’s most diligent workers this offseason. It would be smart to be patient with Gordon. The 2015-16 season will be Gordon’s Age-20 season. “There’s definitely improvement needed,” Gordon said. “But there’s no ceiling for me, and I can just mold into any shape or form that I want.” Orlando Sentinel

May 6, 2015 Updates

There are a couple of hurdles to get through, but the Nuggets are expected to have 2014 second-round draft pick Nikola Jokic signed and ready to roll prior to the Nuggets’ summer league in Las Vegas in July. The 20-year-old Jokic, a 6-11, 253-pound Serbian center, played last season for KK Mega Vizura in the Adriatic League. He led the team in points (15.4), rebounds (9.2) and steals per game (1.5). He also averaged 3.5 assists for the team. Denver Post

May 3, 2015 Updates
May 2, 2015 Updates

But the 20-year-old Parker is looking forward to rejoining his teammates on the court and believes he is on schedule to take part in training camp in the fall. "I'm feeling great," Parker said after the Bucks players' exit interviews at the team training center Friday. "I think I'm going to stay around here for June. "July I will be out in summer league (in Las Vegas) and eventually be on the court, not playing, of course. "After that in August maybe do a combined session with some (other) forwards. We'll go out somewhere; I don't know where we're going to train. "I'd be right on schedule for where I want to go. It prepares me right before the season to get the wind going. It's always good to be a part of the team in the preseason." Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

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He has already signed a contract in Venezuela with Guaros de Lara, but Fuquan Edwin will play in the NBA Summer League with the New Orleans Pelicans, a source told Sportando. Sportando

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