Ep. 136 - NBA Summer League Report & Live Period Standouts

On Episode 136 of the Ballislife In The Paint Show, hosts Ronnie Flores, Ani Umana and Chelsea Hopkins go hard in the paint on the just completed NBA Summer League. The ITP Crew all attended Summer League for more than one day and talk standouts and trends. Who stood out outside the "Big 3" rookies of the 2022 NBA Draft?

Ron and Ani Also break down top event performers and sleepers from the first July live recruiting period. Ron was in SoCal at various live events featuring lower level and D2 prospects while Ani was at Under Armour Session III and the NBA Academy Games in Georgia. Who stood out and who is now on the radar of college coaches?

Chelsea dishes on the WNBA All-Star Game and why its activations and overall experience need upgrading. Should also gives her surprise standouts halfway through the W season.

The ITP Crew also talks about LeBron at the Drew, USA Basketball winning the 17U FIBA World Cup and why the 2025 class is off to a great start, the return of the Elite 24, and the recent comments made by young superstar Ja Morant and NBA rookie Bennedict Mathurin. Were they out of line?

The ITP Crew talks about a plethora of timely topics in this week's episode, so make sure to tune in from start to finish!

(0:00) - Intro

(1:44) - Return of Elite 24

(3:28) - Reaction to Ja Morant & Bennedict Mathurin Comments 

(10:14) - LeBron at the Drew League 

(14:21) - Chelsea’s Nike Nationals & WNBA All-Star Game Take 

(25:44) - Chelsea’s Fast-Rising WNBA All-Stars

(40:57) - Ani’s Dishes on USA Basketball's 17U World Cup Title 

(46:52) - Ani’s Standouts from Under Armour & NBA Academy Games

(56:30) - Ron’s Standouts from Pangos Premier 80 & Cali Live 

(1:05:14) - Ron on Challenging Recruiting Landscape for HS Players  

(1:20:22) - ITP Crew NBA Summer League Breakdown 

(1:41:36) - Ballislife Podcast Shoutouts & shop.ballislife.com Discount Code
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