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  1. The Other Side of the Tape

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz There's a long strip of yellow construction tape that cordons off sections 104 and 119 on opposite sides of the stands in Cox Pavilion at NBA Summer League. These are the VIP sections where team execs, player development ...

    Blog | July 17, 2009
  2. How You Assemble a Summer League Roster

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz The construction of an NBA Summer League roster follows a certain blueprint: Start with draft picks and most of the second-year guys under contract. Throw in an undrafted rookie or two, some D-Leaguers, then the journeymen...

    Blog | July 11, 2009
  3. NBA Summer League: Liveblogging Day 10

    Henry Abbott

    By Maurice Brooks Where's the Love? When the summer league schedule was released, Knicks vs. Timberwolves was a must-see matchup. Without New York's Danilo Gallinari (his back is still sore) and Minnesota's Kevin Love (sore Achilles) it is simply gam...

    Blog | July 20, 2008
  4. NBA Summer League: Liveblogging Day 9

    Henry Abbott

    By Maurice Brooks Q & A D.J. Augustin's only contribution for the Bobcats today was putting pen to pad to appease the fans and even without their prized rookie in the lineup they roughed up the Knicks by 32. I briefly chatted with the point guard...

    Blog | July 19, 2008
  5. NBA Summer League: Liveblogging Day 8

    Henry Abbott

    By Maurice Brooks Chandler Goes Off Three of New York's potential starting five -- Renaldo Balkman (sprained left ankle), Danilo Gallinari (sore lower back) and Nate Robinson (no reason at all) -- are in street clothes for their matchup today ag...

    Blog | July 18, 2008
  6. NBA Summer League: Liveblogging Day 7

    Henry Abbott

    By Maurice Brooks Afflalo Impresses ESPN's David Thorpe says that Arron Afflalo has been one of the best players here at summer league. While I've been most impressed with Portland's Jerryd Bayless and Golden State's Marco Belinelli, Afflalo does des...

    Blog | July 17, 2008
  7. NBA Summer League: Liveblogging Day 6

    Henry Abbott

    By Maurice Brooks Gallinari out with sore back I was running late today -- as usual -- and I get to the arena for the Knicks vs. Spurs game in time to read this from the Associated Press. "New York Knicks rookie Danilo Gallinari has a sore lower...

    Blog | July 16, 2008
  8. NBA Summer League: Liveblogging Day 5

    Henry Abbott

    By Maurice Brooks Average Joe Six quarters into his summer league experience, Milwaukee first-round pick Joe Alexander hasn't exactly set the world on fire. He scored seven points on 2-for-13 shooting in his opening game against the Grizzlies. Today ...

    Blog | July 15, 2008
  9. NBA Summer League: Liveblogging Day 4

    Henry Abbott

    By Maurice Brooks The Tractor The sight of Robert "Tractor" Traylor running up and down the floor for the Cavaliers is exactly what summer league hoops is all about. The veteran, who last played in the NBA in 2005, is trying to earn a roster spot. He...

    Blog | July 14, 2008
  10. NBA Summer League: Liveblogging Day 3

    Henry Abbott

    By Maurice Brooks In their first two games, the Hornets have been using forward Julian Wright as one of their primary playmakers. So far, the results haven't been very good. In their opening game against the Grizzlies, he turned the ball over an eye-...

    Blog | July 13, 2008
  11. Update on Gordon ... and Oden

    Henry Abbott

    By Marc Stein Just got word from the Los Angeles Clippers that lottery pick Eric Gordon, who has shown some nice flashes here in Vegas despite his struggles from the perimeter, will be sidelined for the remainder of the NBA Summer League with a strai...

    Blog | July 13, 2008
  12. NBA Summer League: Liveblogging Day 2

    Henry Abbott

    Maurice Brooks Day 2 is underway with the Raptors clinging to a small lead over the Kings. Toronto's Joey Graham (18 points) and Sacramento's Spencer Hawes (14) are slugging it out for game-high scoring honors midway through the third period. On a si...

    Blog | July 12, 2008
  13. NBA Summer League: Liveblogging Day 1

    Henry Abbott

    By Maurice Brooks The NBA Summer League is officially off and running with the Sixers and Warriors on the floor. This gives me a chance to get an up close and personal look at Philadelphia first-round pick Marreese Speights. His pro debut is off to a...

    Blog | July 11, 2008
  14. Where's Pierre Pierce?

    Henry Abbott

    During the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, I spent some time getting to know Pierre Pierce -- the former Iowa guard who was playing well on Golden State's summer squad. It's a very complicated story, and if you have time, I urge you to read the whole...

    Blog | January 10, 2008
  15. Catching Up with Zabian Dowdell

    Henry Abbott

    Kevin Pelton of has written a splendid story on Zabian Dowdell, who is keeping his head up despite limited minutes here at the NBA Summer League: Even before the Draft concluded, Dowdell heard from the Sonics, who had shown interest ...

    Blog | July 12, 2007
  16. Sneaky tanking: Position switch

    Henry Abbott

    Fernando Medina/NBAE/Getty Images Why would a smart team ask the best shooting guard in college to play point guard in the NBA? Victor Oladipo, the point guard. The Magic have been talking about trying that, starting in summer league. He was ...

    Blog | July 01, 2013