Steve Kyler: Hearing summer league stand out Brandon Paul has left the Cavaliers summer squad, belief is he may have landed a deal.
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KC Johnson: Duje Dukan, son of international scout Ivica, has joined Bulls’ summer league team. Played for Hawks as of yesterday.
Ben Standig: Wizards released Kentucky center Isaac Humphries. Huh. Thought he’d be interesting. Oh well. Also Max Hooper and Ian Baker.
Keith Pompey: French post player Mouhammadou Jaiteh will play for the #Sixers’ #NBASummerLeague team in #Vegas.
Mark Medina: Anthony Brown will be on the Clippers’ Summer League roster. So will Kendall Marshall.
The plan is for Diamond Stone to play for the Hawks’ entry in the Las Vegas Summer League contingent on the completion of the trade that will bring the second-year center from the Clippers, according to several people familiar with the situation.
Shooting guard Markel Brown also missed Tuesday’s loss, and he won’t be back in Orlando Summer League, the Thunder announced. Brown left Tuesday to play for the Portland Trail Blazers in Las Vegas Summer League, which begins Friday. Practices, of course, start a few days before games.
Doug Haller: Suns summer league roster (they open Friday in Vegas):
Gary Washburn: #Celtics free-agent James Young is playing with the #Pelicans in the Las Vegas Summer League. Trying to boost his chances for camp invite.
Ryan Ward: The Lakers have officially set their NBA Summer League roster for Las Vegas (starts July 7 vs. Clippers) pic.twitter.com/QlMFhxZDyg
Stefan Bondy: Maurice Ndour will not continue with the Knicks in Summer League. He is now a free agent.
Sean Cunningham: Hearing Sacramento native Ike Iroegbu (Washington State) will join the Phoenix Suns summer league squad.
Derek Bodner: Luwawu-Cabarrot and Alex Poythress will be on #sixers summer league roster. The only 2 players on SL roster that were on last year’s roster
Jason Quick: Blazers will sign guard RJ Hunter to Summer League contract. He will run point. He was a first round pick by Boston in 2015.
The Indiana Pacers announced Tuesday their rookie/free agent camp roster with returning team members Rakeem Christmas, Georges Niang and Joe Young, along with first-round draft pick T.J. Leaf from UCLA, highlighting the team. The full roster is below.
The Orlando Magic have released their roster for the 2017 Mountain Dew Orlando Pro Summer League, which will take place July 1-6, 2017 on the Orlando Magic’s practice court. The roster is subject to change. The 20-game, six-day event will feature a team from the Orlando Magic, along with the Charlotte Hornets, Dallas Mavericks, Detroit Pistons, Indiana Pacers, Miami Heat, New York Knicks and Oklahoma City Thunder.
The Toronto Raptors announced Tuesday their 17-man roster for NBA Summer League 2017 in Las Vegas. Current Raptors Jakob Poeltl, Pascal Siakam and Fred VanVleet will headline this year’s squad. First- round draft pick OG Anunoby will not participate in the tournament while he recovers from a right knee injury. Raptors assistant coaches Jama Mahlalela and Patrick Mutombo will serve as the team’s coaches.
Second-year point guard Tyler Ulis and rookie forward Alec Peters will not participate in summer league. Ulis in May had surgery on his right ankle and just recently started doing spot shooting and light running. Peters – selected with the 54th pick of last week’s draft – is not available because of a right-foot injury. Both Ulis and Peters are expected to be ready for training camp in October.
Chris Dempsey: Still, Murray is not expected to play in summer league. But reports from those who have seen him on-court say Murray looks solid.
Chris Reichert: Pierre Jackson will join the Detroit Pistons for NBA summer league, per @TexasLegends #GLeagueAlum
Mike McGraw: Was told Cam Payne and Paul Zipser will likely see limited action in summer league; Valentine, Dunn & Markkanen should be full go. #Bulls
David ‘Dubi’ Pick: Wizards are bringing in former Central Michigan guard Rayshawn Simmons for Summer League, his agent said.
The Charlotte Hornets announced today the team’s 15-man roster for the 2017 Orlando Mountain Dew Pro Summer League beginning July 1. Hornets assistant coach Stephen Silas will serve as head coach of the team’s summer league squad
Tom Moore: #NBA source: #Sixers still don’t know if Turkish guard Furkan Korkmaz will be playing summer league for them next month.
Ben Standig: Danuel House back with the Wizards for Summer League, per source. Also former NBA wing Jared Cunningham on the SL roster. @lockedonwizards
Former Florida State guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes has agreed to an NBA Summer League deal with the New York Knicks, per FSU assistant coach Stan Jones.
Chema de Lucas: Obradoiro forward Deividas Dulkys will play Las Vegas Summer League with Golden State Warriors
Sean Cunningham: Former Sacramento High School product Will Davis will play with the Detroit Pistons Summer League Team
David ‘Dubi’ Pick: Source: Bryce Cotton will play with the Atlanta Hawks at the NBA Summer League.
Michael Scotto: Wes Washpun will play in Summer League for the Grizzlies, sources told Basketball Insiders. Washpun is a high-flyer with a 43-inch vertical.
Marc Stein: Swingman Shawn Dawson, aspiring to take Israel’s NBA presence to two, is bound for a summer league look with the Rockets, per league sources
Michael Scotto: Toronto Raptors will have Will Sheehey on their Summer League team, league sources told Basketball Insiders. He won a title with Raptors 905
Michael Scotto: Nathan Boothe joins the Nets’ Summer League roster, league sources told @BBallInsiders. He shot 48% from 3-point range in Italy’s top league
Michael Scotto: Former 2nd overall D-League draft pick Jaleel Roberts will play in Summer League for the Wizards, a league source told Basketball Insiders.
David Pick: Source: Rashawn Thomas, a Mid-Major All-American, agreed to partial-guarantee deal with OKC Thunder. He rebuffed several offers overseas.
David Pick: New Orleans Pelicans are bringing in Euroleague forward Royce O’Neale for Summer League, a source said. He signed with Zalgiris Kaunas.
According to Eurohoops’ sources, Augusto Lima is going to Indiana Pacers on Monday to join their mini camp and summer league, with the option to have a contract in the NBA.
Alex Kennedy: .@JarnellStokes will be playing with the Indiana Pacers’ Summer League team, according to sources.
David Pick: Source: St. Mary’s Joe Rahon, All-WCC First Team and DPOY, agreed on Summer League deal with the Golden State Warriors.
Alex Kennedy: LJ Peak (@ljpeak1) and Erik McCree (@ErikMcCree2) will play for the Houston Rockets’ Summer League team, according to sources.
Pittsburgh’s Jamel Artis has agreed to a partially-guaranteed deal with the Knicks, according to his agent Daniel Hazan. Artis will join the club in summer league and will be with the team in training camp in the fall where he will have a chance to earn a roster spot.
David Pick: Ex-Kansas St. guard Justin Edwards, after winning the championship in Hungary, will play Summer League for the Toronto Raptors.
Alex Kennedy: Malcolm Hill (@Malcolmillini21) will play for the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Summer League team, according to sources.
Adam Zagoria: Former @ICGaels and UConn G Sam Cassell Jr. Will play summer league with the Cavs, per sources.
After not hearing his name called in Thursday’s NBA draft, Dominique Hawkins agreed to a summer league deal with the Sacramento Kings, according to his high school coach Allen Feldhaus Jr.
Jack Gibbs: Excited to say that I will be playing with the Minnesota Timberwolves at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas in a couple weeks!
Anthony Puccio: #Nets 2017 Las Vegas Summer League roster:
Eddie Sefko: In addition to agreeing with Jonathan Motley, Mavericks also have firmed up plans to have China’s Ding Jinhui signed, maybe for SL squad.
Rick Bonnell: Louisville’s Mangok Mathiang scheduled to be on @Charlotte Hornets summer league team. Was in Charlotte for a pre-draft workout.
David ‘Dubi’ Pick: Ex-Kansas St. guard Justin Edwards, after winning the championship in Hungary, will play Summer League for the Toronto Raptors.
David ‘Dubi’ Pick: Source: St. Mary’s Joe Rahon, All-WCC First Team and DPOY, agreed on Summer League deal with the Golden State Warriors.
The Rockets summer league team on Friday took shape with some interesting names filling out the roster with the current prospects and recent draft picks. The Rockets reached agreement with Ray McCallum Jr., the son of former University of Houston coach Ray McCallum, a person with knowledge of the deal said. McCallum Jr. has played with the Kings, Grizzlies, Spurs and Hornets.
The Rockets also had reached agreements with three prospects that went undrafted on Thursday, Nevada forward Cameron Oliver, Louisiana Tech forward Erik McCree, and Georgetown guard L.J. Peak. On Friday, the Rockets added Brazilian guard George de Paulo, Duke guard Matt Jones and Vipers forward Chris Johnson.
Undrafted rookie guard Andrew White III agreed to join the Cavaliers for the 2017 NBA Summer League tournament in Las Vegas, a source told cleveland.com. White, who is 6-7, led his team with 18.5 points in his lone season at Syracuse and was a third-team All-ACC selection. He also played collegiately at Nebraska and Kansas.
Jeremy Woo: Middle Tennessee State’s Reggie Upshaw will join the Milwaukee Bucks for Summer League, agent @ronniezeidel informs me.
Zach Braziller: Staten Island’s Hassan Martin has agreed to play in NBA summer league with the Magic, per his agent @RhodyMBB.
Michael Scotto: Sources: Derek Willis (Kentucky) has changed his mind and will play in Summer League with the Detroit Pistons instead of the Miami Heat #BBN
Jeremy Woo: Lehigh big man Tim Kempton will play summer league with the Milwaukee Bucks, his agent @ronniezeidel tells me.
Scott Richey: Former #Illini Malcolm Hill will play in Summer League with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Cody Worsham: Antonio Blakeney will play with the Chicago Bulls in the NBA Summer League. #LSU
Troy Caupain Jr: Summer League with the @Raptors !Thank you for the opportunity 🏀
Landen A. Lucas: Excited to play with the Boston Celtics for summer league! Thank you for the opportunity! @celtics ☘️
Przemek Karnowski: Thank you to @hornets for giving me a chance to play at the summer league! Let’s work!
Gary Bedore: Former KU forward Perry Ellis will play for Minnesota Timberwolves summer league team.
Three-time NBL champion Corey Webster has agreed to terms with the Dallas Mavericks to join the team’s roster for next month’s NBA Summer League in Las Vegas.
Adam Zagoria: Bronson Koenig (Bucks) Zak Irvin (Heat) Deonte Burton (Wolves) are set for summer league, per their agent.
Undrafted rookie guard Andrew White III agreed to join the Cavaliers for the 2017 NBA Summer League tournament in Las Vegas, a source told cleveland.com.
The Cavaliers did not sign any players to non-guaranteed contracts following the draft. White is expected to join guard Kay Felder and center Edy Tavares, who were both with the Cavs for all (or in Tavares’ case, a tiny portion) of last season.
Chris Vivlamore: Hawks second-round pick Alpha Kaba is scheduled to go to Las Vegas Summer League with team.
Chris Vivlamore: UNC’s Nate Britt will also play for Hawks summer league team.
Joe Vardon: The Cavs haven’t signed anyone to a non-guaranteed contract following the draft. However, Andrew White, undrafted out of Syracuse, will play for the Cavs in Vegas, per a source
6’7 veteran forward and D-League alum Eric Griffin will play for the Utah Jazz during both Utah and Las Vegas Summer League, a source close to Griffin tells Ridiculous Upside.
David ‘Dubi’ Pick: Source: Undrafted Belgium 6-11 center Ismael Bako agreed to Summer League deal with the Dallas Mavericks.
Josh Robbins: In addition to Jonathan Isaac & Wesley Iwundu, the Magic’s Stephen Zimmerman, Marcus Georges-Hunt & Patricio Garino will play summer league.
Michael Scotto: Chicago Bulls and former Florida Gators forward Chris Walker have agreed to a Summer League deal, a league source told Basketball Insiders.
Michael Scotto: Washington Wizards and Jalen Ross (Hartford) have agreed to a Summer League deal, a league source told Basketball Insiders.
Jonathan Feigen: Rockets summer team taking shape. Some interesting names, including Ray McCallum Jr. per source, plus Cam Oliver, Erik McCree, L.J. Peak.
T.J. Williams of Northeastern will play summer league with Cleveland, per league sources. Williams, the CAA Player of the Year, led the conference in scoring and was second in assists.
Michael Scotto: Golden State Warriors and forward JaCorey Williams (Middle Tennessee State) have agreed to a deal, a league source told Basketball Insiders.
Chris Haynes: Undrafted rookie Jalen Moore of Utah State will join Milwaukee Bucks Summer League squad, league sources tell ESPN.
Michael Scotto: Brooklyn Nets have agreed to a partially guaranteed deal with Jeremy Senglin (Weber State), a league source told Basketball Insiders.
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April 20, 2018 | 7:52 pm EDT Update
Adrian Wojnarowski: The Knicks are meeting with David Blatt in Europe next week on head coaching job, and plan also to interview Spurs assistant coach James Borrego, league sources tell me and @Ian Begley.
Blatt, who coached in Turkey this season, confirmed to the Israeli newspaper Haaretz that he will be interviewing with the Knicks. The former Cavaliers coach has a relationship with Mills; the two played together at Princeton and remain friends.
On ESPN, @Lisa Salters is interviewing George Hill on-court before Cavs-Pacers. Asks him what his role is on this Cavs team; he says “I don’t know, I’m still trying to figure it out.” Says for tonight, if team focuses on defense, offense will follow.
Will Guillory: Interesting note from today: Rajon Rondo said the Pels had the best Big 3 in the NBA before Boogie got hurt: “At a point, right before Cuz got hurt, that was my argument. Hands down, we had the best Big 3.”
April 20, 2018 | 6:57 pm EDT Update
A day after making his playoff debut, Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid said he is ‘built for’ postseason basketball. “I feel like I’m one of the most physical players in the league – I love contact, I love attacking, I love going to the free-throw line,” Embiid said on Friday after scoring 23 points in the Sixers’ Game 3 win over the Miami Heat a night earlier.
Embiid felt ‘sore’ on Friday but said that he felt no discomfort in his face at the site of the orbital bone fracture. “I need about five massages today. It hurts,” Embiid said, drawing laughs from reporters. “But it’s the NBA. I’m trying to get back in the groove.”