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A draft-and-stash signing for the Pelicans in 2019, New Orleans retained the rights to Louzada as he signed with the Kings in July. As a result of the three-pointer, the Kings believe Louzada will be heading to the United States after the NBL season to join the Pelicans in their summer league. The question is now whether he will return. “I would assume that he will be part of [the summer league],” Kings chief executive Chris Pongrass said. “A big part of why the Pelicans are so comfortable with having him stashed down here … is because this is a great place for him to develop and be ready for the NBA. Alternatively, it’s up to the Pelicans as to when they call him up and whether that will be next season.”

A draft-and-stash signing for the Pelicans in 2019, New Orleans retained the rights to Louzada as he signed with the Kings in July. As a result of the three-pointer, the Kings believe Louzada will be heading to the United States after the NBL season to join the Pelicans in their summer league. The question is now whether he will return. “I would assume that he will be part of [the summer league],” Kings chief executive Chris Pongrass said. “A big part of why the Pelicans are so comfortable with having him stashed down here … is because this is a great place for him to develop and be ready for the NBA. Alternatively, it’s up to the Pelicans as to when they call him up and whether that will be next season.”

The Charlotte Hornets announced today the team’s roster for the MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2019 in Las Vegas beginning this afternoon. The team’s roster was finalized after the Hornets hosted a four-day mini-camp at the Novant Health Training Center earlier this week. Hornets assistant coach Ronald Nored will serve as head coach of the team’s summer league squad. The team’s full roster is listed below. The Hornets will open their MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2019 schedule today against the Golden State Warriors at 9 p.m. ET. Charlotte will also play the San Antonio Spurs (Sunday, July 7, at 3:30 p.m.), team China (Monday, July 8, at 11 p.m.) and the Chicago Bulls (Wednesday, July 10, at 5 p.m.). Following the four preliminary games, all 32 teams will be seeded for tournament play, which starts on July 12 and concludes with the Championship Game on July 15.

The Trail Blazers’ roster for the Las Vegas Summer League will include one high-profile rookie free agent — and he carries a state-of-Oregon background. Mike Daum is a big man with a soft shooting touch who was not chosen in last week’s NBA draft. The 6-9, 245-pound forward from South Dakota State is one of the great scorers in college basketball history. He ranks seventh on the Division I career scoring list with 3,067 points, a list that includes Bradley’s Hersey Hawkins — the Blazers’ current player programs director — who stands 10th with 3,008 points. Portland State’s Freeman Williams is second with 3,249 points, behind only LSU’s Pete Maravich at 3,667.

Marshall basketball standout Jon Elmore has seen plenty of success in Kelly green and white over the last four years. Now, Elmore hopes to keep that going this summer. Elmore announced on social media Thursday that he will play for the Boston Celtics in the NBA Summer League, which runs from July 5 to July 15 in Las Vegas. “I don’t really have to go out and buy any new stuff,” Elmore joked. “I can wear Marshall’s Kelly green and white and I should fit in pretty well.”

The Charlotte Hornets announced today the team’s 18-man roster for the MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2019 in Las Vegas beginning July 5. Hornets assistant coach Ronald Nored will serve as head coach of the team’s summer league squad. The team’s full roster is listed below. The Hornets will open their MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2019 schedule on Friday, July 5, against the Golden State Warriors at 9 p.m. ET. Charlotte will also play the San Antonio Spurs (Sunday, July 7, at 3:30 p.m.), team China (Monday, July 8, at 11 p.m.) and the Chicago Bulls (Wednesday, July 10, at 5 p.m.). Following the four preliminary games, all 32 teams will be seeded for tournament play, which starts on July 12 and concludes with the Championship Game on July 15.

Josh Lewenberg: The Raptors’ Summer League roster features last season’s G League MVP Chris Boucher, Malcolm Miller, Jordan Loyd, Canadians Duane Notice and Lindell Wigginton, and 2nd-round pick Dewan Hernandez. They’ll be coached by video coordinator Jon Goodwillie. pic.twitter.com/AH5zDGSD6z

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