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Stay Cool, I’ll See You in the Summer League


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#1 Kam

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Posted July 24, 2008 - 03:21 PM

Great read on the NBA Summer League in Vegas. Its on the blog, thought you guys might wanna read it here too.

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It happened so fast. As quickly as it began, it was over.

No, I am not talking about the magical 2007-08 Lakers season; I’m talking about the 2008 NBA Summer League.

Somehow, the big wigs over at the NBA offices thought it would be a novel idea to collect nearly every Rookie and dude gunning for a roster spot in Las Vegas for a week of footloose and fancy free playing glorified pickup games. The rosters are amalgamations of marginally talented players, most of whom will never see the fourth quarter of a blowout game, let alone a NBA preseason contest.

The Lakers delegation to the Las Vegas Summer League was no exception. With the exception of Coby Karl and former San Antonio Spur James White, no other member of the roster has had any NBA experience. That fact alone could make any Laker fan cringe at the thought of sitting through 40 minute Summer League contest.

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