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Alapag says Kings coaching stint ‘has been everything’

Jul 14, 2019 - 1:14 PM

Jimmy Alapag hopes his stint as Sacramento Kings deputy can open more opportunities for Filipino coaches in the NBA

GRATEFUL. With the help of former NBA player Vlade Divac, Jimmy Alapag gets a one-of-a-kind coaching experience. Photo by Paul Mata/Rappler

NBA Summer League: Alex Compton scouts for potential imports

Jul 11, 2019 - 6:01 PM

The Alaska Aces coach makes the most out of his week-long break in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup

NO REST. Alaska coach Alex Compton (right) and team governor Dickie Bachmann are watching as many as 5 games a day in the NBA Summer League. Photo by Paul Mata/Rappler

China earns 1st win in NBA Summer League

Jul 09, 2019 - 10:45 PM

China is competing in the NBA Summer League as part of its buildup for the 2019 FIBA World Cup

KEY PLAYER. Zhou Qi leads China to its first win in the NBA Summer League. Photo by Paul Mata/Rappler

Top NBA rookie Zion out for the rest of Summer League 2019

Jul 07, 2019 - 8:42 AM

Zion Williamson sits out the remainder of the NBA Summer League after a collision in his debut game

STAYING SAFE. Zion Williamson sits out of the 2019 NBA Summer League for precautionary purposes. Photo from New Orleans Pelicans Twitter

WATCH: Earthquake halts Zion-Barrett NBA Summer League debut duel

Jul 06, 2019 - 1:52 PM

Las Vegas earthquake shakes the NBA summer game featuring the showdown between No. 1 rookie pick Zion Williamson and former Duke teammate RJ Barrett

PRECAUTIONARY. Zion Williamson (center) and members of the Pelicans leave the court after an earthquake shook the Thomas & Mack Center during a Summer League game against the Knicks. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Portland Blazers rule NBA Summer League

Jul 18, 2018 - 3:35 PM

KJ McDaniels stars as the Blazers spoil the Lakers' back-to-back title bid

STANDOUT RESERVE. Free agent KJ McDaniels delivers 17 points and 7 rebounds off the bench. Photo by AFP

Lakers’ Josh Hart bags NBA Summer League MVP

Jul 18, 2018 - 10:10 AM

The 6-foot-5 guard boasts a league-best average of 24.2 points in the NBA summer showcase

TITLE DEFENSE. Josh Hart and the Los Angeles Lakers look to defend their NBA Summer League 2018 crown. Photo by AFP

LOOK: 5-foot-5 Junior Robinson turns heads in NBA Summer League

Jul 16, 2018 - 2:17 PM

The undrafted guard is making waves in the Summer League. What’s your excuse?

BIGGER DREAMS. Junior Robinson shoots for a roster spot in the NBA as he tries to impress in the Summer League. File photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images/AFP

With LeBron looking on, Lakers reach summer league semis

Jul 16, 2018 - 10:39 AM

LeBron James creates a sensation when he arrives to watch the LA Lakers' game clad in gold Lakers shorts and purple shoes

LAKERS BENCH. Randy Mims (left) and LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers attend a 2018 NBA Summer League of the Lakers at the Thomas & Mack Center. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

LOOK: Rookie Knox heats up NBA Summer League

Jul 11, 2018 - 4:52 PM

The New York Knicks' first-round NBA Rookie Draft pick sizzles in the preseason showcase

SCORCHING. Knicks rookie Kevin Knox knocks in 16 of his 29 points in the third quarter. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Lonzo Ball drops double-double on Mavs, suffers calf injury

Jul 17, 2017 - 1:08 PM

Lonzo Ball is uncertain to play in the championship game against the Portland Trail Blazers

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 16: Lonzo Ball #2 of the Los Angeles Lakers has his right leg worked on by a trainer during the second half of a semifinal game of the 2017 Summer League against the Dallas Mavericks at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 16, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Los Angeles won 108-98. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Lonzo Ball clinches second triple-double in NBA Summer League

Jul 14, 2017 - 1:38 PM

The Los Angeles Lakers advance to the quarterfinals behind Lonzo Ball s triple double

TRIPLE-DOUBLE. After an underwhelming debut, Lonzo Ball bags his second triple-double of the Summer League. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images North America/AFP

Markelle Fultz out for rest of summer league after ankle sprain

Jul 10, 2017 - 11:10 AM

Philadelphia 76ers Markelle Fultz says he is ok and thanks those who were worried about him in a tweet

GETTING BETTER. After being helped off the court due to an ankle injury, the top pick in this year's NBA draft will not see any more action in the summer league. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images North America/AFP

Cone believes Fajardo could be one of ‘best big men’ in NBA Summer League

Jul 25, 2015 - 6:01 PM

June Mar Fajardo has established himself as a force in the PBA Ginebra coach Tim Cone thinks he could be a strong force in the NBA Summer League as well

San Miguel's June Mar Fajardo has won two PBA MVP awards, and Ginebra coach Tim Cone thinks his skills could transfer overseas as well. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Parks scores 4 points in Summer League loss to Atlanta

Jul 19, 2015 - 8:26 AM

Parks played a total of 14 minutes and converted two baskets

Bobby Ray Parks scores 10 points in latest Summer League game

Jul 17, 2015 - 12:03 PM

Bobby Ray Parks Jr plays his best game yet in the NBA Las Vegas Summer League

Parks scoreless in 2-minute play time in Summer League game

Jul 15, 2015 - 12:15 PM

Bobby Ray Parks Jr plays a total of 1 minute and 53 seconds in the Dallas Mavericks 95 79 loss to the Washington Wizards

Bobby Ray Parks: I'm not just representing myself but the whole PH

Jul 14, 2015 - 2:43 PM

Bobby Ray Parks says the hard work he s putting into chasing his dreams is also for the Philippines

Bobby Ray Parks goes scoreless in Summer League debut

Jul 12, 2015 - 9:19 AM

Parks played the least amount of minutes among players on the Mavericks Summer League roster