Is Chet Holmgren Playing In NBA Summer League?

After a year on the sidelines Oklahoma city thunder big man Chet Holmgren was back on the floor at the Salt City Lake Summer League . The no. 2 overall pick in the 2022 NBA draft who underwent surgery on a Lisfranc injury in his right foot .

Chet Holmgren:

Chet Thomas Holmgren is an American professional basketball player for the Oklahoma city Thunder of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Early Life And Career:

Chet Holmgren was born in Minneapolis , Minnesota. He grew up playing football under the tutorship of his father . a former college player. Holmgren improved his shooting range while recovering from a broken right wrist during his first season.

Professional Career:

Oklahoma City Thunder:

The Oklahoma City Thunder selected Holmgren with the second overall pick in the 2022 NBA draft making him the highest selected draft pick ever taken out of Gonzaga. and the highest drafted pick from the state of Minnesota. In his Summer League Debut , Holmgren scored 23 points with seven rebounds , four assists, and six blocks in a 98-77 win against the Utah Jazz . On August 25 , 2022 it was announced that Holmgren would miss the entire 2022-23 NBA season due to a Lisfranc injury in his foot that occurred during a Pro -am game.

National Team Career:

Chet Holmgren represented the United States at 2021 FIBA Under 19 Basketball World Cup in Latvia. He averaged 11.9 points , 6.1 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.7 blocks per game leading his team to a gold medal and earned Tournament MVP honors

NBA:

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a professional Basketball League in North America composed of 30 teams 29 in the United States and 1 in Canada. It is one of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada and is considered the premier professional basketball league in the world. The league was founded in New York City on June 6 , 1946 as the Basketball Association of America (BAA). It changed its name to the National Basketball Association on August 3 , 1949. after it merged with the competing National Basketball Association (ABA) merged , adding four franchises to the NBA. The NBA regular seasons runs from October to April with each team playing 82 games. The NBA is an active member of USA Basketball (USAB) which is recognized by the FIBA ( International Basketball Federation) as the national governing body for basketball in the United States . The Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers are tied for the most NBA championships with 17 each .

International Championships:

The National Basketball Association has participated in International club competitions .From 1987 to 1999 an NBA team played against championship club teams from Asia, Europe, and South America in the McDonald’s Championship .

Awards:

  • Consensus second team All American (2022)
  • WCC Defensive Player of the Year (2022)
  • WCC Newcomer of the Year (2022)
  • First team All WCC (2022)
  • WCC All Freshman Team (2022)
  • National high school player of the year (2021)
  • McDonald’s All American (2021)
  • Jordan Brand Classic ( 2021)
  • Nike Hoop Summit (2021)
  • Minnesota Mr. Basketball (2021)
  • FIBA Under -19 World Cup MVP ( 2021)

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