Scorers 1st is excited to announce Danilo Barthel will join the Miami Heat at the 2014 Orlando Summer League and 2014 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas.
The 6-foot-10, 220 pound power forward put together an All-Star season for the Fraport Skyliners in Germany’s BEKO BBL, where he was also honored by the league and showed why is considered one of the rising young talents around Europe.
“I would like to take this time to thank the Miami Heat organization for including Danilo as part of their roster this summer,” said Scorers 1st CEO and NBA and FIBA certified agent Gerrit Kersten-Thiele.
“Over the last few years, we have watched Danilo grow as a player on the floor from ProB Germany, to the BBL and an All-Star this season and we’re so happy he has this opportunity to showcase his talents at Summer League.”
At 22-years old, Barthel was named the BBL’s Most Improved Player and was selected to the 2013-14 BEKO BBL All-Star Game in a season where he averaged 11.3 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game (27.8 minutes per game), while shooting 57.4% from the field and 31% from 3-point.
The Orlando Magic will host the Southwest Airlines Orlando Pro Summer League at the team’s practice court at the Amway Center from July 5-11, 2014. The 25-game, seven-day event will feature the Orlando Magic, Boston Celtics, Brooklyn Nets, Detroit Pistons, Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers, Memphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat, Oklahoma City Thunder and Philadelphia 76ers. Each team will play five games over the seven-day event, with a championship day being played on the final day of the league.
The New York Knicks and Dallas Mavericks will tip off Samsung NBA Summer League on July 11 in the first of 67 games to be played in the 11-day event at the Thomas & Mack Center and COX Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada Las Vegas.
For the second consecutive year, the event will feature a tournament-style schedule, culminating in the crowning of the Samsung NBA Summer League 2014 Champion on Monday, July 21. Each team will play three games apiece between July 11 and 15 before being seeded in the tournament, which tips off on July 16 and runs through the Championship Game on July 21. Each team will play no fewer than five games during Samsung NBA Summer League 2014.
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