July 10, 2014
SAN BRUNO, Calif. - The 2014 NBA Summer League continues Friday, July 11 when play commences at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas. Thirteen former West Coast Conference standouts will showcase their skills during the 10-day tournament.
Four of the last five WCC Player of the Years will compete in the desert, including Gonzaga's Kelly Olynyk, a 2014 NBA All-Rookie Second Team selection with Boston, Saint Mary's Matthew Dellavedova (2012) and Mickey McConnell (2011). Gonzaga's Matt Bouldin (2010) will also compete.
Two summer league teams will feature at least two WCC alums. Dellavedaova will join former Gonzaga standout Steven Gray on the Cleveland squad, while Elias Harris and David Stockton will play for Phoenix. Former LMU standout Corey Gaines will serve on the Suns coaching staff.
After three games in the Orlando Summer League (July 5-11), Olynyk averaged 17.0 points, 7.7 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game for Boston.
WCC Basketball Alumni in Las Vegas
Cleveland: Matthew Dellavedova (SMC), Steven Gray (GON)
San Antonio: Austin Daye (GON)
LA Lakers: Anthony Ireland (LMU)
Sacramento: Brendan Lane (PEP)
Charlotte: Mickey McConnell (SMC)
Atlanta: Stephen Holt (SMC)
D-League Select: Matt Bouldin (GON)
Phoenix: Elias Harris (GON), David Stockton (GON); Assistant Coach: Corey Gaines (LMU)
Toronto: Sam Dower Jr. (GON)
Philadelphia: Brandon Davies (BYU)