Atlanta Hawks 2017 Las Vegas Summer League Guide

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Atlanta Hawks vs New Orleans Pelicans

NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 22: Frank Jackson walks on stage with NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum after being drafted 31st overall by the Charlotte Hornets in the second round of the 2017 NBA Draft at Barclays Center on June 22, 2017 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 22: Frank Jackson walks on stage with NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum after being drafted 31st overall by the Charlotte Hornets in the second round of the 2017 NBA Draft at Barclays Center on June 22, 2017 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images) /

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Notable Players on the Pelicans’ 2017 Summer League roster:

Former Boston Celtic James Young

Former Atlanta Hawk Jordan Crawford

#31 Pick in the 2017 Draft Frank Jackson

Matchup To Watch: Quinn Cook vs Bryce Cotton

Cotton and Cook are fringe NBA players, and an impressive Summer League showing could catapult either one onto a roster. Cook played 9 games for the Pelicans last season, averaging 5.9 points and 1.6 assists a game. For the past two seasons, Cook was a dominant force in the D-League, and was named a D-League All-Star in 2015-16. In 39 games last season, Cook averaged 26 points, 6.7 assists, and 4.1 rebounds a game for the Canton Charge. If his Summer League performance resembles his D-League play, Cook may be on an opening night NBA roster.