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NY Hoopers in Vegas Summer League

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From high school to college and now on to their professional careers. Many NYCHoops.net top ten ranked players are now on the biggest stage of their lives. Quite a few of the players that once resided in our top ten rankings have already inked their contracts with the NBA. Other are out in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, fighting for a roster spot. But what will hold true for most players is the phrase, "Never count us out. We are NY’ers."


New Yorkers in Las Vegas NBA Summer League
Name Class College NBA Team

Jimmer Ferdette

2007

BYU

Denver Nuggets *

Rashad James

2008

Northernwood (FL)

Milwaukee Bucks

James Southerland

2009

Syracuse

Washington Wizzards

Sean Kilpatrick

2009

Cinncinati

Brooklyn Nets

Jarrid Famous

2009

South Florida

Minnesota Timberwolves

Jayvaughn Pinkston

2010

Villanova

Boston Celtics

Russ Smith

2010

Louisville

Portland Trailblazers **

Kadeem Jack

2011

Rutgers

Detroit Pistons

Melvin Johnson

2012

VCU

Hoston Rockets

Isaiah Cousins

2012

Oklahoma

Sacramento Kings **

Cleanthony Early

2012

Wichita State

NY Knicks **

Kyle Anderson

2012

UCLA

San Antonio Spurs *

Dakari Johnson

2013

Kentucky

Oklahoma City Thunder

Isaiah Whitehead

2014

Seton Hall

Brooklyn Nets **

Chris McCullough

2014

Syracuse

Brooklyn Nets *

Kevin Punter

2014

Tennessee

Minnesota Timberwolves

* = 1st round. ** = 2nd round
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