Nuggets Summer League Preview: 5 players to watch in Las Vegas

Taylor Byrd
July 10, 2017

In early March, the Bighorns acquired Luis Montero in a trade with Sioux Falls.

The former IN forward averaged 6.2 points and 2.3 rebounds IN 18.3 minutes per game last season. Anthony Gill pulled down 11 rebounds and Roosevelt Jones notched 10 to lead the team.

The 6-foot-10 forward came off the bench to score 13 points and grab five rebounds in 17 minutes as the Lakers fell 96-93 to the Clippers in overtime. All teams are guaranteed of playing at least two games in the tournament portion. Stockton joined the Kings during the 2016 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas where he averaged 8.0 points (.458 FG%,.800 FT%,.286 3PT%) 2.8 assists, 1.3 rebounds in 19.4 minutes of game time.

Friday, fans flocked to the court to see Lonzo Ball, the Los Angeles rookie, and UCLA alumnus.

The annual NBA Las Vegas Summer League has become a landmark off-season event.

According to a release issued by University of Arkansas athletics, the National Basketball Association summer league will provide 24 National Basketball Association teams at least five games spanning from July 7-17 and will then have a tournament to crown a champion.

If you can't make it out to Las Vegas to watch in person the games will be streamed live on television. NBA TV will air 28 contests, commencing with the league's opener on July 7.

Another day, another slew of NBA Summer League games to keep you busy before the work week returns.

Last year, the Timberwolves advanced to the summer league championship round but fell short to the Chicago Bulls.

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