The Freshmen & the Sophomores
__________________________________ ▪️The Lakers will hold their first practice this coming Monday, July 6th at the Toyota Sports Center. Summer League play begins in Las Vegas with a back-to-back set of games on Friday, July 10th against, Karl Towns and the Timberwolves and Saturday, July 11th versus, Jahlil Okafor and the 76ers. The Lakers then play the Knicks on Monday, July 13th. 🔸Each of the participating teams will play three games apiece between July 10th and 14th before being seeded in the tournament, which starts on July 15th.
🔸Can’t wait to see Julius Randle, Jordan Clarkson, Tarik Black, Jabari Brown, D’Angelo Russell, Larry Nance Jr, Anthony Brown, Dwight Buycks, and undrafted rookie, “Mr 85 blocks in 19 games”, Robert Upshaw.
▪️Robert Upshaw: “I was excited, just to have this opportunity and be a part of this franchise…to show what I can do, it’s amazing. It’s a once in a lifetime chance and I’m just excited to take it.” “I can tell you this: there is a big possibility that I’m going to be a Laker at the end of all of this.”
▪️Upshaw On playing against Towns and Okafor in the first two games of the Summer League: “I’m excited, they are two really good basketball players and I consider myself a really good basketball player… it’s going to be exciting.”
All Lakers Summer League games will be televised on @twcsportsnet & @twcdeportes as well as @NBATV.
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