Summer League Rumors
“It’s going to open up other stuff. Everybody knows I’m a very aggressive driver when I get the ball,” Drummond said. “If I’m able to shoot that shot, I can pump-fake and go right by them. It’s going to be tough when I get that down. “I’ve put in a lot of hours shooting jump shots around that elbow and mid-range area. I’ve shown spurts of it throughout the summer and in summer league play and later in the season, I started shooting pull-up shots. It’s something I have to keep working on, keep taking and build confidence in.”
The Celtics will not take part in this year’s Utah Jazz summer league, according to a league source. The four-team league was revived in 2015 after a seven-year break, and the Celtics had participated in the round-robin-style event the last three summers.
The Thunder is headed to Las Vegas. And so is the rest of the NBA. For the first time, all 30 teams in the league will participate in the Las Vegas Summer League, the NBA announced on Tuesday. It’ll be the Thunder’s second summer trip to Vegas, its first since 2009, when it participated in Summer League in both Orlando and Las Vegas.
Scott Agness: Pacers will participate in Las Vegas Summer League with the other 29 teams. 12 days and 82 games overall played from July 6-17. The Pacers had played in Orlando, which decided to no longer host.