Cincinnati Basketball: Landers Nolley II looks to make an impact in the NBA Summer League

Cincinnati Bearcats guard Landers Nolley II against SMU Mustangs at Fifth Third Arena. USA Today.
Cincinnati Bearcats guard Landers Nolley II against SMU Mustangs at Fifth Third Arena. USA Today. /
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After being signed by the New Orleans Pelicans last month, former Bearcats star Landers Nolley II will play in the NBA Summer League this week!

Check out our recent reaction to the Pelicans decision to sign Nolley as un undrafted free agent following the 2023 NBA Draft in late June.

Nolley became the eighth player in school history to earn a spot on the All-AAC First Team after connecting on 42.3 percent from 3-point range last year.

The Pelicans are scheduled to open the summer league action against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday afternoon in Las Vegas.

Cincinnati Basketball: Landers Nolley II looks to make an impact in the NBA Summer League

During his lone season at Cincinnati, Nolley scored a team-high 16.8 points and 5.8 rebounds per game en route to receiving All-AAC First Team honors.

NBA Draft analyst and scout Adam Spinella explained what to expect from Nolley at the next level in a recent article per Pelican Debrief.

San Antonio Spurs center Victor Wembanyama was drafted with the top overall pick last month and will make his NBA debut on Friday night.

There were several recent draft picks that played the Bearcats including Indiana Pacers forward Jarace Walker and Utah Jazz forward Taylor Hendricks.

Cincinnati Basketball: Tre Scott set to compete for the Charlotte Hornets in NBA Summer League

Cincinnati alum Tre Scott is scheduled to compete for the Charlotte Hornets in the annual NBA Summer League in Las Vegas this month.

Following his Bearcats career, Scott played for the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2021 and had previous stints in the G-League with three franchises.

Scott took home All-AAC First Team recognition, AAC Defensive Player of the Year and AAC Most Improved Player during his senior year at Cincinnati.

The Hornets are set to face the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night before playing at least three more games throughout the week in Las Vegas.

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