Ex-Illini Brandon Paul hurts shoulder, no go for Summer League

Ex-Illini Brandon Paul hurts shoulder, no go for Summer League
July 11, 2014, 10:45 am
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Vinnie Duber

It turns out former Illini scoring machine Brandon Paul won't be playing in the NBA Summer League after all.

One of Illinois' highest all-time scorers, Paul tweeted out that he injured his shoulder and won't be playing for his hometown Bulls in Las Vegas this summer.

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Paul ended a four-year college career in Champaign as the eight leading scorer in program history. He played in last year's Summer League for the Timberwolves before heading to Russia and then the D-League. He only played in a couple D-League games before an injury ended that run, as well.

Tough luck for the former Fighting Illini and Warren Township High School grad.