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Big Ten Players In 2021 NBA Summer League

Which Big Ten players are participating in the NBA’s Summer League this year?

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Although the NBA Draft is the event that gets the majority of the offseason attention, the NBA Summer League is actually when players start to earn their fill at the next level. It’s a chance to validate their selection on the court and for other players to earn their way onto NBA rosters. With this in mind, let’s take a look at some of the Big Ten players that will be playing in the NBA Summer League this season.

However, before we dive in, just a few things to remember.

Of course, making a Summer League team in no way guarantees a player who will make an actual NBA roster. In fact, the majority of the players who compete in the Summer League will not play in next year’s NBA season. Nonetheless, many do earn roster spots or find their way into the D-League.

With those thoughts in mind, here is the current list of Big Ten players competing in the 2021 NBA Summer League.

Big Ten Players In 2021 NBA Summer League

-Atlanta Hawks

  • Ibi Watson (Michigan)

-Boston Celtics

-Brooklyn Nets

  • N/A

-Charlotte Hornets

-Chicago Bulls

  • Ayo Dosunmu (Illinois)

-Cleveland Cavaliers

  • Lamar Stevens (Penn State)

-Dallas Mavericks

  • N/A

-Denver Nuggets

  • Giorgi Bezhanishvili (Illinois)

-Detroit Pistons

  • Luka Garza (Iowa)

-Golden State Warriors

-Houston Rockets

  • N/A

-Indiana Pacers

  • Duane Washington, Jr. (Ohio State)

-Los Angeles Clippers

  • N/A

-Los Angeles Lakers

  • Chaundee Brown (Michigan)
  • Vic Law (Northwestern)
  • Xavier Simpson (Michigan)

-Memphis Grizzlies

  • Anthony Cowan (Maryland)

-Miami Heat

  • Micah Potter (Wisconsin)

-Milwaukee Bucks

  • Mike Smith (Michigan)

-Minnesota Timberwolves

  • N/A

-New Orleans Pelicans

  • Malcolm Hill (Illinois)

-New York Knicks

  • N/A

-Oklahoma City Thunder

  • Aaron Wiggins (Maryland)

-Orlando Magic

  • Ignas Brazdeikis (Michigan)
  • Justin Jackson (Maryland)
  • Jon Teske (Michigan)
  • Franz Wagner (Michigan)

-Philadelphia 76ers

-Phoenix Suns

  • N/A

-Portland Trail Blazers

  • Kaleb Wesson (Ohio State)

-Sacramento Kings

  • Derrick Walton (Michigan)

-San Antonio Spurs

  • Joe Wieskamp (Iowa)

-Toronto Raptors

  • N/A

-Utah Jazz

  • Dakota Mathias (Purdue)
  • Juwan Morgan (Indiana)

-Washington Wizards

  • Austin Hollins (Minnesota)
  • Cassius Winston (Michigan State)


Last Updated: August 4, 2021.