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LJ Figueroa and Chris Duarte stand out in the NBA Summer League; That’s how it goes for the Dominicans

The NBA Summer League kicked off as some players seek a place in one of the most important basketball league rosters in the world. It has Dominica


The NBA Summer League kicked off as some players seek a place in one of the most important basketball league rosters in the world. It has Dominican activity, where players like Jean Montero, LJ Figueroa, Léster Quiñones, Chris Duarte, seek to convince.

The activity started last week and has been discreet for the Dominican basketball players who are looking for a place in their respective teams. The two most prominent have been LJ Figueroa with the Charlotte Hornets and Chris Duarte with the Indiana Pacers.

In two games that he has played with Charlotte in the Summer League, Figueroa has contributed 32 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists, for which he has fulfilled a good performance in search of staying with Michael Jordan’s team.

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Duarte has only played one game with the Indiana Pacers. It was precisely before Charlotte. Chris contributed 16 points, four assists and three rebounds in his team’s 96-84 win.

Quiñones and Montero, discreet

Léster Quiñones, for his part, has not been able to show himself with the Golden State Warriors. Despite having played almost 40 minutes in the Summer League, the United States-born Dominican has eight rebounds, two assists and only two points, which came from free throws.

Jean Montero, who after not being selected in the Draft, signed with the New York Knicks, has not been spectacular either but has contributed with 17 points, four rebounds and one assist in three games he has played with the New York squad.