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NBA Summer League 2015: Scores and Highlights from Saturday’s Las Vegas Results

July 18th, 2015
A spot in the semifinals of the 2015 Las Vegas Summer League was on the line for the eight teams in action Saturday. An NBA summer league title might not be the most prestigious of honors, but winning the tournament can be a great springboard for incoming rookies or older ...

Pierre Jackson Shaping Up as Philadelphia 76ers Starting Point Guard in 2015-16

July 18th, 2015
NBA life has officially come full circle for Pierre Jackson. The Philadelphia 76ers selected him with the 42nd overall pick in 2013, and this month the organization offered him a four-year, partially guaranteed contract. More than a little adversity transpired during the interim, making this deal all the sweeter despite its ...

DeMar DeRozan Does It All During Drew League Game

July 18th, 2015
The offseason is when NBA players work on their craft and get better.DeMar DeRozan is no different.The Toronto Raptors star took his talents to the Drew League Friday night. He dazzled with several turnaround jumpers and a couple of slams.[Basketball Digest]Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Seth Curry Taking Advantage of Chance to Step Outside Brother Stephen’s Shadow

July 18th, 2015
The spotlight only shines so bright at the NBA's Las Vegas Summer League, but it's helping Seth Curry step out of the shadows. The 24-year-old is a prolific scoring guard, but basketball fans know him more for his other labels: brother of MVP Stephen, son of former big league sniper Dell, ...

Early Impressions of Stanley Johnson from 2015 NBA Summer League

July 18th, 2015
It's time to forget all about the Detroit Pistons' 32-win season, time to get over a postseason absence that's lasted since 2009. Team president and head coach Stan Van Gundy is looking to usher in a new era during his second season, and he just might have the personnel to ...

Celtics’ Terry Rozier Shows How to Make His Spaghetti, Sugar and Ranch Sandwich

July 18th, 2015
For anyone who thought Terry Rozier's special sandwich—which was listed in his Louisville Cardinals player profile—wasn't real, here's proof that it's the real deal.The Boston Celtics rookie recently went on NBA TV's The Starters and showed the crew how to make his special sandwich. The ingredients: bread, spaghetti, sugar and ranch dressing.Rozier ...

NBA Trade Rumors: Rounding Up Latest Buzz on Ty Lawson and More

July 18th, 2015
Is it any surprise point guards rule the NBA rumor mill?In the aftermath of Stephen Curry winning the MVP and the Finals, it is more apparent than ever the Association remains a guard-driven league. There are a ton of guards out there, too, especially after another deep class at the ...

Lakers Rumors: Hottest News, Trade Buzz Regarding Ty Lawson, Nick Young and More

July 18th, 2015
This offseason has already been a busy one for the Los Angeles Lakers as they look to get themselves back in contention in the Western Conference, but their transformation may not be complete quite yet. L.A. has already brought in the likes of Roy Hibbert, Louis Williams, Brandon Bass, D'Angelo Russell ...

Early Impressions of Myles Turner at 2015 NBA Summer League

July 18th, 2015
The Indiana Pacers selected Myles Turner at No. 11 overall in the 2015 NBA draft, a preliminary step in remaking their frontcourt for the future. He was supposed to be something of a project, yet he has looked like anything but in a series of dominating performances at the Orlando Summer League. The perception ...

NBA Rumors: Latest Trade Buzz on Ty Lawson, Nick Young and Danilo Gallinari

July 18th, 2015
Like mosquitoes on a hot summer day, rumors are absolutely buzzing around the NBA. With most of the notable free agents signing contracts, the majority of the rumblings are centered on trades. Some are head-scratchers, and others make perfect sense, but all must be taken as serious possibilities. Let's look at some ...