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Rookie Watch: Summer school

The big takeaways from three weeks of summer league in Orlando, Las Vegas

Originally Published: July 25, 2012
By David Thorpe | Scouts Inc.
Jeremy Lamb and Bradley BealGarrett W. Ellwood/NBAE/Getty ImagesMembers of the Class of 2012, like Jeremy Lamb and Bradley Beal, got their first taste of NBA ball.

Summer league has a bad reputation as a set of games that don't predict anything.

I, on the other hand, have always felt that it serves a better purpose: telling us where players are today, and giving us a glimpse of where they can be tomorrow.

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