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Early, VanVleet start NBA Summer League season this week

2017: Fred VanVleet returns to Koch Arena

(FILE VIDEO) Former Shocker Fred VanVleet, now a member of the Toronto Raptors, was back in Koch Arena on Saturday, along with former teammates Ron Baker and Evan Wessel. Baker is also a rookie in the NBA this year. (Feb. 18, 2017)
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(FILE VIDEO) Former Shocker Fred VanVleet, now a member of the Toronto Raptors, was back in Koch Arena on Saturday, along with former teammates Ron Baker and Evan Wessel. Baker is also a rookie in the NBA this year. (Feb. 18, 2017)

NBA summer leagues begin on Saturday in Orlando.

While there may be some roster changes, it appears Wichita State will be represented by Fred VanVleet with Toronto and Cleanthony Early with San Antonio.

Ron Baker will not play with the Knicks this summer, he said Saturday morning.

▪  The Spurs play in Utah, which starts Monday.

vs. Utah, 6 p.m. Monday (NBA TV)

vs. Boston, 4 p.m. Wednesday (NBA TV)

vs. Philadelphia, 4 p.m. Thursday

Early played 14 regular-season games for the Santa Cruz Warriors in the D League (now G League) last season. He averaged 10 points and 4.3 rebounds. Early last played in the NBA in 2015-16 when he played in 17 games for the Knicks.

▪  The Raptors play in Las Vegas, which runs Friday- July 17.

vs. New Orleans, 5 p.m. Friday (NBA TV)

vs. Minnesota, 5:30 p.m. Saturday (NBA TV)

vs. Denver, 7 p.m. Monday (ESPNU)

Playoffs begin July 12.

Paul Suellentrop: 316-269-6760, @paulsuellentrop

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