Former Zag Steven Gray Joins Nets for Summer League


Former Gonzaga guard Steven Gray has joined the Brooklyn Nets for NBA summer league basketball.

The 6′ 5″ shooting guard played in the summer league for the Washington Wizards in 2012.  He also played for them during the pre-season before leaving to go over seas to play in France.  Gray joined the Cleveland Cavaliers for the 2014 summer league and he played for the Indiana Pacers in the 2013 summer league.  Gray recently signed a two year contract with BCM Gravelines as part of the LNB Pro A league in France, but has come back to the U.S. to play for the Nets this summer.

While at Gonzaga from 2007-2011 Gray averaged 11.2 points per game, as well as 3.5 rebounds per game and 2.6 assists per game.

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Gray will start out playing with the Nets in the Orlando summer league which has started on July 4 and goes until July 10.  They will also be part of the Las Vegas league which goes from July 10-20.  If you care to watch for Gray he is wearing number 27 for the Nets.  The games can be seen on NBATV as well as NBA League Pass.

In the Nets’ first game against the Memphis Grizzlies, Gary was able to get some quality playing time.  He has shown good hustle, crisp passing, and some strong drives to the rim.  He also played tough defense.  Gray finished with four points on 2-5 shooting.  He also added a rebound and three nice assists.

In the end Memphis pulled out an 81-73 victory.

Other Zags who will be playing the the NBA summer league this season include David Stockton who is with the Sacramento Kings and Kevin Pangos who is with the Dallas Mavericks.