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ECSU standout earns summer league spot
Sharpless suits up with NBA Orlando Magic
 
Published Wednesday, July 10, 2013 11:53 am
by Herbert L. White

 

Angelo Sharpless has his chance to make an NBA impression.

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Former Elizabeth City State standout Angelo Sharpless earned a spot on the Orlando Magic’s NBA summer league roster.


The former Elizabeth City State All-America and CIAA Player of the Year is on the Indiana Pacers summer league roster. The games will take place July 7-12 in Orlando can be seen on both NBA TV and online at NBA.com.


Sharpless, a 6-4 guard from Plymouth, N.C., went to pre-draft workouts last month for nine teams, including the Charlotte Bobcats. He was the CIAA’s best all-around player as a senior, earning the league’s player of the year after averaging 20.5 points and a league best 8.8 rebounds per game.


At the conclusion of the Orlando swing, Sharpless will try to earn a spot for the Las Vegas Summer League July 12-22.
Sharpless did not play in the Pacers’ opener, against Oklahoma City, which the Thunder won 68-65.
 

 

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