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Summer League Fantasy Takeaways

by Matt Stroup
Updated On: August 16, 2021, 6:51 pm ET

As 2021 NBA Summer League winds down, I'm joined by Ryan Knaus and Steve Alexander to discuss some fantasy takeaways from the top prospects we saw in action in Las Vegas, including Cade Cunningham, Jalen Green, Evan Mobley, Scottie Barnes and Jalen Suggs. We also look at some second-year players who played in Summer League and could make a fantasy impact — most notably Jaden McDaniels.

In the second half of this episode, we hear from Jared Johnson, who recently dove into historical Summer League data for big-name players (including Karl-Anthony Towns and Trae Young), and he tells us how much Summer League numbers matter — or don't — for fantasy.

You can listen on Apple Podcasts, on Spotify, wherever you find your podcasts — or in the embedded player below:

Matt Stroup

Matt Stroup covers basketball, football and sometimes baseball for NBC Sports Edge — and has covered eight Olympics as a TV writer for NBC. An avid fantasy player and rabid Atlanta sports fan since the 1990s, he would golf, bowl and play pickup basketball 365 days a year if it was acceptable. You can follow him on Twitter @MattStroup