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The Daily Nole — Aug. 12, 2021: Former Noles Shining in NBA Summer League

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It’s Thursday, Florida State fans.

As the weekend creeps closer, check out our daily rundown.

Lead Story

The NBA Summer League is filled with former Florida State basketball players. So far, those players are shining.

In two games for the Toronto Raptors, rookie Scottie Barnes has averaged 15.5 points and nine rebounds. Second-year Utah Jazz guard Trent Forrest has averaged 16 points, nine assists and two steals in his last two Summer League games.

In two games for the Chicago Bulls, second-year forward Patrick Williams has averaged 22.5 points and 9.5 rebounds. That includes a 30-point effort against the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday night. Speaking of San Antonio, Devin Vassell has averaged 14.5 points in two games, including a 23-point effort against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday.

Other notable former Seminoles playing in the NBA Summer League include forward Mfiondu Kabengele of the Cleveland Cavaliers and guard M.J. Walker for the New York Knicks. San Antonio, Chicago and Toronto will be in action on Thursday.

Between the Lines

There were no FSU athletic events scheduled for Wednesday.

On the Agenda

There are no FSU athletic events scheduled for Thursday.

News and Notes

Former UNLV assistant coach Steve Wood has accepted the same position for Florida State swimming and diving.

Helpful Links

The Osceola: Seminole Sidelines: Former players, coach share memories of Coach Bowden
Fifth Quarter: Remembering Bobby Bowden: A Compilation From Former Players — Part IV
Chop Chat: FSU football: 3 most overrated teams on 2021 schedule

Mike Ferguson is the editor of The Daily Nole. Follow Mike on Twitter @MikeWFerguson

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