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Why G League Ignite Is Perfect for Kai Sotto and His Development

The game is always fundamental overseas. Kids at a very young age learn the X’s and O’s, and use it to their advantage in their development. Kai Sotto is a player that many insiders have raved about in the Philippines, for quite some time now. Sotto has been a phenomenal big man in his home […]

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G League Prospects

LaMelo Ball Gives His Opinion on the New NBA G League Select Team

LaMelo Ball’s journey to the NBA seems to have taken an age, especially as worldwide media attention has been following his journey since 2017. Off the back of his older brother, Lonzo Ball, being a top-2 pick in the NBA Draft of the same year, and his father, LaVar Ball, becoming a media sensation. 19-year-old […]

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G League Prospects

Top Draft Selections Give Opinions on the New G League Select Team

Back in April 2020, the G League announced a reshaped NBA professional pathway program for the 2020-21 season. The program will be filtered through a select team for elite prospects, who will be paid $500,000-plus. The young prospects will earn bonuses through appearances, development duties, and community initiatives. Additionally, they can receive full college scholarships. […]

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Interviews Prospects

Cole Anthony Speaks to Damian Lillard and Kemba Walker Ahead of Draft

Ahead of the draft on November 18, NBA Call-Ups were able to speak to a number of top prospects. With one of those prospects being Cole Anthony. Despite an underwhelming freshman campaign at the collegiate level, with North Carolina, Anthony is still a highly sought-after point guard. The 20-year-old had a relatively strong season with […]

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Jalen Smith Speaks About His Ever Improving 3-Point Shot

During pre-draft media availability ahead of the 2020 NBA Draft on November 18, NBA Call-Ups were able to speak with potential lottery pick Jalen Smith. The topic centered around the improvements he has been able to make to his game in preparation for his looming NBA opportunity. Q: You have seen an exponential growth in […]

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Prospect Prospectus: Leandro Bolmaro, FC Barcelona

20-year-old Leandro Bolmaro of FC Barcelona holds the potential to be selected in the late-1st round of the 2020 NBA Draft. Given the vast pool of potential international talent, every NBA Draft is rife with discussion of prospects who might prove to be the next phenomenon within the league. The NBA’s uneven record of correctly […]

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Taking a Look at the Hype Surrounding Victor Wembanyama

When looking at future NBA prospects, all eyes are on 16-year-old phenom, Victor Wembanyama. Eyes have been watching the French youngster from afar for a while now, but since a certain video went viral back in October, the hype has significantly multiplied. The viral video showed the 7-foot-3 Frenchman locking horns and impressing in a […]

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European Talent Show Out at the Amiral League

Between July 22-26, the first edition of the Amiral League took place. The French Summer League was held in Cergy, France, on the outskirts of Paris. Where eight teams, packed full of European talent, battled it out for the championship. Which was won by Team Amiral. Adam Mokoka of the Chicago Bulls/Windy City Bulls headlined […]

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G League Prospects

Princepal Singh Signs NBA G League Select Team Contract

On July 28, it was announced by Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium that Princepal Singh has signed a contract with the G League Select Team through the professional pathway program. Charania’s report states that 19-year-old Singh will “train and play” alongside the select team and will be the first NBA Academy India graduate […]

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G League Prospects

Jonathan Kuminga: The Latest Top Prospect to Join the Select Team

On July 15, it was announced by Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, that Jonathan Kuminga would be passing up on college to join the NBA G League select team. The 17-year-old has reclassified to the 2020 high school class. In a move that sees him join the professional pathway program. Alongside fellow prospects […]