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NBA SUMMER LEAGUES: LOCALS' LAST CHANCE AT A DREAM

by New England Recruiting Report

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Every diehard NBA fan loves the NBA summer leagues but for those players who didn’t hear their name called on draft night—or those who heard their name called in the second round but didn’t receive guaranteed contracts—the summer leagues are their last chance to realize their lifelong dreams.

The NBA has two sponsored summer leagues this year: the first was in Orlando from July 5–11 and included 10 franchises while the second is in Las Vegas from July 11–21 and includes 23 franchises as well as a team from the NBA D-League.

While we’ve already analyzed former New England prep products who were eligible and ultimately selected in the draft —who will all play in the summer leagues—here’s a look at some other familiar names that are hoping to play their way into an opportunity to attend a training camp come October 1.

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