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Nugget’s NBA summer league roster includes a familiar name
Locals in the hoops

Former Liberty County High School Panther and University of Miami basketball player Rion Brown is on the Denver Nugget’s summer league roster.

Brown started his professional career in 2014 with the Israeli Super League Club Hapoel Tel Aviv. Later that same year he joined the Belgian League Club team of Excelsior Brussels. In 2016 he played in the Finnish League with Kataja Basket and joined the French Pro A League Club, JDA Dijon Basket in 2017. Last year he played in the Greek Basketball Club, Promitheas Patras.


Former Faith Baptist Christian Academy and University of Georgia basketball player JJ Frazier has signed a two-year agreement with Givova Scafati in Italy.

Frazier started his pro career at the French Pro A League Club, JDA Dijon Basket. In February 2018 he was with G-League team Memphis Hustle. In March of last year he played for Trevigilio in Italy.


Former Liberty County High School and Indiana Hoosier Freddie McSwain Jr. helped his Canadian National Basketball League team, the Moncton Magic, win their first NBL title in May

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