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July 6th, 2009
The RDV Sportsplex is a state
of the art facility in Maitland, FL which houses the Orlando Magic corporate
office, training facilities and practice court. Upon walking
in, it was clear that the summer league was going to be all about hoops
with no frills. The games were closed to the public, so the only
people in attendance were reporters, scouts and team personnel.
ORLANDO PRO SUMMER LEAGUE SCHEDULE (Orlando, FL - RDV Sportsplex)
WATCH SUMMER LEAGUE LIVE:
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NBADraft.net: So how does it feel to finally have the draft over and done with, and no longer have to worry about what team you're going to?
The LeBron James Skills Academy is a four-day camp (in Akron, OH) for 20 of the top college players in the country and 80 high school players from each of the four previous Nike Skills Academies. The purpose of the camp is fundamental skill development and evaluation from top instructors.
2010 NBA Las Vegas Summer League Game Schedule & Rosters
The NBA Summer League takes place July 10-19 in Las Vegas, NV at Cox Pavilion. Here are the teams and rosters of the participants. Check back as NBADraft.net will be there to cover every game and break down all the top prospects from this year's event.
Orlando Summer League Rosters
The 2010 draft features a much better base of talent with the incoming class of freshmen a much stronger group than the last year's class. 2010 is considered by NBA scouts to be a stronger draft class than 2009 which makes for a lot of excitement for scouts and fans alike.
2010 Big Board: Top 100 Prospects
Friday July 10
1 PM - Houston vs. Golden State
3 PM - Detroit vs. Sacramento
5 PM - LA Lakers vs. Toronto
7 PM - Milwaukee vs. Dallas
Saturday July 11th
1 PM - Toronto vs. Detroit
3 PM - LA Lakers vs. Cleveland
5 PM - Golden State vs. Sacramento
7 PM - Houston vs. Dallas
Sunday July 12th
1 PM - New Orleans vs. San Antonio
3 PM - Minnesota vs. Houston
Ryan Thompson is a versatile wing whose brother (Jason Thompson) plays with the Kings having a succesful rookie season, now his brother dreams of joining him in the NBA. He's putting up excellent numbers (32 games: 18.0ppg, 6.5rpg, 3.2apg, 1.8spg, FGP: 50.9%, 3Pts: 42.2%, FT: 77.3%). This was his first season since high school playing without his brother at his side but he led Rider to a solid season.
The NBA Draft is over, but as history indicates, there are still some NBA-caliber rookies without a team. In the past ten seasons, players such as Chris Anderson, Andres Nocioni, Udonis Haslem, Chuck Hayes, Kelenna Azubuike, Jamario Moon, J.J. Barea and Jannero Pargo have gone undrafted. So, let's take a look at some guys from this year's class who can make an impact in the NBA despite being passed over on Thursday.
Dionte Christmas, Temple