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Casper Ware
Position: -
Born: 01/17/90
Height: 5-10 / 1.78
Weight:177 lbs. / 80.3 kg.
Earnings: $69,201 ($87,814*)
Four Americans with NBA experience appear on the HoopsHype list: Daryl Macon and Vince Hunter have signed with UNICS Kazan, Trey Thompkins has joined Zenit Saint Petersburg and Casper Ware is back with CSKA Moscow. Russian teams are currently barred from FIBA competitions like the EuroLeague, so Americans who play for clubs there will be restricted to domestic league play. Just getting to Russia from the States these days typically requires an initial flight to Turkey or Dubai, but the financial rewards — in a profession with a very short window for peak earning years — can be significant.

LeBron James: 'I'm 100 percent healthy'

The Drew League game Saturday marked the first public glimpse of the 37-year-old James playing basketball in more than three months. He missed seven of the Lakers’ final eight regular-season games in the spring because of a left ankle sprain and missed 26 games in all of 2021-22, which ended up being one of the most disappointing seasons in franchise history. “I’m 100 percent healthy,” James told ESPN during the first half of action. He finished with 42 points on 18-for-36 shooting (2-for-13 from 3), 16 rebounds, 4 steals and 3 assists. DeRozan, a Drew League staple who invited James to play on his and fellow Southern California native Casper Ware’s team, scored 30 points on 9-for-23 shooting with 14 rebounds.
There’s Justin Harper, with the New York Knicks. Casper Ware, with the Portland Trail Blazers. Brady Heslip with the Memphis Grizzlies. There are no paychecks for playing in Summer League. There’s per diem, around $100 per day. There’s a hotel room, two-hour practices, daily bus rides and no guarantee of playing time. “It’s a grind, man,” Machado said. “Every time you come out to Summer League, everyone is trying to prove themselves. Me, trying to facilitate, sometimes you overthink it. Every time you come back, you think, ‘Man I did this already.’ It’s a constant grind and constant pressure you put on yourself.”