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First Impressions of This Year’s Rookie Class in Summer League

Verno and KOC also talk about the sophomore players in summer league, including Desmond Bane, Obi Toppin, and Tyrese Maxey, as well as the veteran players who have popped up

Verno and KOC do a big summer league catch-up after the first few days of play, starting with this year’s rookie class and why rookies are more able than ever to contribute to a winning team in the NBA (1:00). They take a closer look at standout Kings rookie Davion Mitchell (34:00), Cade Cunningham’s leadership (43:00), and Alperen Sengun’s play for the Rockets (0:00). Then they talk about the sophomore players in summer league, including Desmond Bane, Obi Toppin, and Tyrese Maxey, as well as the veteran players who have popped up (44:40). Finally, a drop of news about where Dennis Schröder may end up has broken: The Celtics have offered a one-year, $5.6 million deal (1:00:45).


Hosts: Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor
Associate Producer: Sasha Ashall

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