The Lakers diagnosed Brandon Ingram with tendinitis in his right knee, though an MRI revealed no structural damage. The Lakers listed Ingram as probable for today’s game against Oklahoma City. He completed a full-contact practice on Saturday without any restrictions. Ingram also provided a positive report on his ability to run up and down the court and make hard cuts. “I’ll come back to shoot around and see how I feel after that,” said Ingram, who played only four minutes in Friday’s game against Utah. “If I feel good to play, I’ll play.”
July 28, 2021 | 9:33 pm EDT Update
Something worth keeping an eye on between now and the start of the draft on Thursday night: several teams have been in touch with the Orlando Magic on trades involving Terrence Ross, SNY has learned.
Stefan Bondy: Former Knick Langston Galloway is streaming a free virtual basketball clinic on Saturday through his foundation. Details below.
July 28, 2021 | 9:16 pm EDT Update
Several NBA scouts said the Lakers really like Isaiah Jackson, a 6-foot-10 forward-center out of Kentucky. But the scouts said Jackson is projected to go before the Lakers pick, perhaps as high as No. 14 to the Golden State Warriors.
Chris Grenham: The Celtics are adding former Mississippi State forward Aric Holman to their summer league roster, according to sources. Holman spent last season with Ratiopharm Ulm, averaging 6.5 points and 4.4 rebounds over 54 games. He shot 39.4% from 3 on 2.4 attempts per game.
Dane Moore: “Jaden will be the focal point of the Summer League team.” — Chris Finch on Jaden McDaniels just now w/ @WolvesRadio on WCCO Finch also said that Jaylen Nowell will play in summer league — because “we want to increase his role next year” — and that Anthony Edwards will not play
Harrison Wind: Spoke with Markus Howard today who said Nuggets assistant Charles Klask is coaching Denver’s Summer League team in Vegas this year. “The entire year I’ve worked very closely with him,” Howard said. “I’ve learned a lot from him. His passion for the game is immense.”