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July 30th

LeBron James Skills Academy: College Prospects

Tue, 07/30/2013 - 9:26pm

Semaj ChristonSemaj ChristonSemaj Christon 6-3, 185 lbs., 6-6 wingspan, PG, Xavier, So.

Christon has the attributes to be an NBA All-Star someday, but at this point, he's unrefined. His length, quickness and athleticism put him in elite company as a point guard prospect. His biggest weakness right now is the lack of a jumpshot. He will need to correct his shooting mechanics or it's unlikely he will ever be much of a threat from the perimeter.

July 28th

NBA Summer League: Top 10 Rookies

Sun, 07/28/2013 - 1:04pm

Cody ZellerCody Zeller1) Cody Zeller – 16.3 PPG, 9.3 RPG, 1.5 APG, 0.8 BPG, 52% FG, 72% FT, 32 MPG

Zeller got off to a slow start in his first game, putting up just eight points and five rebounds in 29 minutes. He was lethargic and quick to fatigue, but he looked like a different player after forgettable first outing, recording back-to-back double doubles.

July 22nd

NBA Summer League: Day 11 Recap

Mon, 07/22/2013 - 9:00pm

July 21st

NBA Summer League: Day 10 Recap

Sun, 07/21/2013 - 10:19am

July 20th

U19 World Championships: Top International Prospects

Sat, 07/20/2013 - 4:48pm

Team USA won the 2013 U19 World Championships held in Prague on July 7. The Americans -- clearly the most physically talented squad in the tournament -- held off a tough Serbian team in the title contest. The bronze-medal game matched up Lithuania and Australia, with the Lithuanians (the 2011 champs) clinching the third spot on the podium.

NBA Summer League: Day 9 Recap

Sat, 07/20/2013 - 7:45am

July 19th

NBA Summer League: Day 8 Recap

Fri, 07/19/2013 - 2:04pm

July 18th

NBA Summer League: Day 7 Recap

Thu, 07/18/2013 - 5:19pm

July 17th

NBA Summer League: Day 6 Recap

Wed, 07/17/2013 - 4:41pm

July 16th

LeBron James Skills Academy: Top High School Prospects

Wed, 07/17/2013 - 6:55am

By Ian Powers

Cliff AlexanderCliff AlexanderCliff Alexander, 6-9 240 PF/C Chicago, Currie, 2014. Alexander was the most dominant player at the event. He used his big, strong body and relentless motor to punish opponents around the basket and on the glass. He showed an improving offensive game that featured a nice jump hook over his left shoulder and solid 15-foot stroke.