Alessandro Gentile
Alessandro Gentile: Set to play for Italian team in 2016-17
Alessandro Gentile, SG, MIN
8:26 AM
News: Gentile is listed as a roster member of Pallacanestro Olimpia Milano of the Italian Serie A Basketball League for the 2016-17 season, Sportando reports.

Gentile stated earlier this offseason that he hoped to join the Rockets, who acquired his rights on draft day in 2014, for the upcoming campaign, but it doesn't look like the team is interested in bringing him over to the NBA just yet. The 23-year-old was one of Milano's top stars during their six Euroleague games last season, averaging 20.0 points, 4.2 assists and 3.5 rebounds over 30.2 minutes per game.

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Paul George
Pacers' Paul George: Dealing with minor calf strain
Paul George, SF, IND
7/26/2016
News: George left Tuesday's USA exhibition matchup against China with a minor left calf strain and will not return, Scott Agness of Vigilant Sports reports.

George is dealing with a minor calf strain, but he's reportedly only being held out as a precautionary measure considering Team USA had double the score of the Chinese by halftime. It's not expected to be serious and George will likely be available as early as Friday's exhibition game versus Venezuela. He finished the night playing just under 10 minutes, posting six points, one rebound, two assists and a block.

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Paul Pierce
Clippers' Paul Pierce: Will return for another season
Paul Pierce, SF, LAC
7/26/2016
News: Pierce will return to the Clippers for the 2016-17 season, Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times reports.

Pierce has been mulling over his options since the start of the offseason and was recently reported as leaning towards coming back, so this news comes as little surprise. However, Pierce averaged career-lows of 6.1 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.0 assist over just 18 minutes per game this past year and likely won't see a much larger role heading into his age 38 season, meaning he should remain heavily restricted in his fantasy potential.

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Adreian Payne
Timberwolves' Adreian Payne: Stars in summer league
Adreian Payne, PF, MIN
7/26/2016
News: Payne went for 15.5 points, 7.6 rebounds and 0.9 assists per game in eight Las Vegas Summer League contests.

Despite his strong summer, Payne may not have even been the team's best player thanks to the shows put on courtesy of both Kris Dunn and Tyus Jones. However, Minnesota would be foolish to overlook Payne's strong performance. The former Michigan State product led the Timberwolves in the rebounding department this summer. Unfortunately for Payne, Minnesota has a plethora of bigs such as Karl Anthony-Towns and Nikola Pekovic which is likely to restrict much if not all of his production.

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Glenn Robinson
Pacers' Glenn Robinson: Leads Indiana in scoring during summer league
Glenn Robinson, SG, IND
7/26/2016
News: Robinson averaged 15.6 points, 5.6 rebounds and 2 assists per game in five Orlando Summer League appearances.

Robinson served as Indiana's leading scorer throughout summer league play. In 80 career games, the two-year veteran has posted 3.1 points and 1.3 rebounds per contest, so his performance this summer proved to be something out of the ordinary. While Robinson only shot 54.5 percent from the charity stripe, he converted on 38.1 percent of his three-pointers. While the offensive will likely run through both Paul George and Monta Ellis, Robinson could be ready to take on a bigger role this upcoming season.

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K.J. McDaniels
Rockets' K.J. McDaniels: Leads Houston in scoring throughout summer league
K.J. McDaniels, SG, HOU
7/26/2016
News: McDaniels combined for 16 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game in five Las Vegas Summer League contests.

While McDaniels may not have been the most efficient Houston player this summer, he did serve as the Rockets' leading scorer throughout summer league play. Last season, however, the two-year vet tallied just 2.4 points per contest. McDaniels has certainly demonstrated his ability to produce at the NBA level, but with Houston's depth at the guard slot it is difficult to project exactly how he fairs. With James Harden and Eric Gordon figuring to dominate the ball offensively, McDaniels may be of little help come October.

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Russ Smith
Russ Smith: Will sign with Galatasaray
Russ Smith, PG, MEM
7/26/2016
News: Smith signed with the Turkish club Galatasaray on Tuesday, Sportando reports.

After being selected 47th overall in the 2014 NBA Draft, Smith has played 27 games in the NBA and 47 in the D-League, but has never been able to find consistent minutes at the highest level. Despite averaging 27.8 points, 7.7 assists and 4.9 rebounds per game in the D-League last year, he'll look for more minutes and higher pay overseas next season.

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Treveon Graham
Hornets' Treveon Graham: Signs with Hornets
Treveon Graham, SG, UTA
7/26/2016
News: Graham signed a deal with the Hornets, the team announced on Tuesday.

After going undrafted in the 2015 draft, Graham spent his rookie season in the NBA D-League, where he averaged 15.7 points, 6.1 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game. Graham is also a former two-time First-team All-Atlantic 10 player in 2014 and 2015 during his time at VCU, but his overall roll with the Hornets this coming season will likely be limited.

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Jerian Grant
Bulls' Jerian Grant: Turns it around in summer league
Jerian Grant, PG, CHI
7/26/2016
News: Grant tallied 12.7 points, 2.9 boards and 3.9 assists per game in seven Summer League appearances.

Grant eclipsed double figures in the scoring column in five of his seven games with Chicago including one double-double on July 18. After a slow start, Grant ultimately finished his summer on a strong note. In his first two games, the Notre Dame product recorded just three assists and coughed up a combined seven turnovers. However, over his next five contests, Grant dished out 24 assists while turning it over just six times. Grant will have to improve on his field goal percentage (34.9 percent) moving forward, but with his physical attributes and experience, he may be ready to help Chicago in his sophomore season.

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Rudy Gay
Kings' Rudy Gay: Underwent offseason surgery
Rudy Gay, SF, SAC
7/26/2016
News: Gay revealed he underwent surgery on his Achilles this offseason in an interview with Sactown Royalty on Monday.

In the interview, Gay mentioned he has been dealing with Achilles tendonitis for the past couple of seasons and underwent surgery to address the problem. He reportedly now feels better than he has the past two years and shouldn't be limited by the injury as training camp approaches. Gay, who's name has been swirling in trade rumors, had a down-year last season but could return to form next year as he returns to full strength, regardless of what team he ends up with.

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