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Two Former Vols Land on Atlanta Hawks Summer League Roster

Summer League

Two former Tennessee players are set to compete with the Atlanta Hawks NBA Summer League team this July. According to Brad Rowland on Twitter, former Tennessee basketball players Yves Pons and Uros Plavsic are on the Hawks’ roster. The 2023 NBA Summer League will take place in early to mid-July in Salt Lake City, Sacramento, […]

WATCH: Yves Pons Dunks Over Victor Wembanyama

WATCH: Yves Pons Dunks Over Victor Wembanyama

Tennessee VFL Yves Pons recently partook in the LNB (France National Basketball League) Dunk Contest. Pons put together quite the highlight reel, slamming down several impressive dunks. One of which was a dunk where Pons jumped OVER the projected No. 1 overall pick in the 2023 NBA Draft Victor Wembanyama. See two angles of the […]

Yves Pons Is Returning Home To Continue Basketball Career

WATCH: Yves Pons Dunks Over Victor Wembanyama

Former Tennessee standout Yves Pons signed with French basketball power LDLC ASVEL. The team announced Pons’ signing on its Instagram page Tuesday morning Pons returns to his home nation after playing four years at Tennessee and one year of professional basketball for the Memphis Grizzlies on a two-way contract. ASVEL plays in Villeurbanne — a […]

How Former Vols Performed In The NBA Summer League

Grizzlies' Kennedy Chandler Shows Out For Second Time in Three-Game Stretch

The NBA Summer League ended on Sunday as the Portland Trail Blazers claimed the 2022 league title. There were seven former Vols competing in the NBA Summer League this year including a pair of players on the summer league champs. Let’s take a look at how the seven former Tennessee players performed this summer. Kennedy […]

Tennessee’s Camaraderie High, James Improving As A Leader

Tennessee do it all sophomore Josiah-Jordan James sat in the bowels of Bankers Fieldhouse Arena staring blankly at a screen talking to the media. The fifth-seeded Vols were just embarrassed by 12th-seed Oregon State 70-56 to end an underwhelming season. While James’ stare was blank and his voice was full of anger and disappointment, his […]

How Former Vols Performed In NBA Summer League

Seven former Tennessee basketball players played in this August’s NBA Summer League.  From first round picks Keon Johnson and Jaden Springer making their professional basketball debuts to former undrafted players Kyle Alexander and Yves Pons trying to prove their worth, Tennessee was well represented in the summer league. Here’s how the Vols performed. Kyle Alexander […]

WATCH: Keon Johnson, Jaden Springer Light Up NBA Summer League Action

Summer League

Fresh out of the first round of the NBA Draft in July, former Tennessee players Keon Johnson and Jaden Springer have already started their NBA highlight reel. In the draft, Johnson was selected by the New York Knicks and then immediately traded to the Clippers. Meanwhile, Jaden Springer was taken in the first round by […]

Former Vol Signs Contract With Memphis

WATCH: Yves Pons Dunks Over Victor Wembanyama

  Former Tennessee forward Yves Pons signed a contract with the Memphis Grizzlies Tuesday after playing in three games with the team’s summer league squad. Welcome to the gang, @Airpons 〽️ — Memphis Grizzlies (@memgrizz) August 10, 2021 The details of Pons’ contract were not released but the four-year Tennessee standout is expected to […]

WATCH: Yves Pons Soars For an Unbelievable Block in NBA Game

The Memphis Grizzlies called for the SWAT team on Friday night, and Yves Pons answered on the other end. Yves Pons is superhuman – but we all already knew that. The former Tennessee Volunteer showed off many of his skills and traits while in Knoxville, ranging from the saxophone to ferocious dunks on the court. […]