When the Atlanta Hawks drafted Adreian Payne with the 15th overall pick, they helped the 23-year-old forward realize a life-long dream. I spoke with Payne earlier this summer, days before he headed out to Las Vegas to participate in his first NBA Summer League.
The NBA Summer League in Las Vegas ended on Monday with Golden State topping Phoenix in the championship game. It was an interesting event and although the level of play was down a bit, several players really helped themselves out.
Only one month contains both the WNBA All-Star game and the Super Bowl of Competitive Eating: the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest. And that month my friends is July. And this year's offerings did not disappoint.