Conner Frankamp to play for Lakers in NBA Summer League

Published: Jun. 26, 2019 at 6:18 PM CDT
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A sharp shooter who gained national attention as a prep standout at Wichita North High School now looks to prove himself at the game's highest level.

Conner Frankamp who started his college playing career at the University of Kansas before transferring to Wichita State, announced in a tweet Wednesday that he has a chance to play for the Los Angeles Lakers NBA Summer League team.

The opportunity essentially gives Frankamp a chance to audition for a spot on an NBA roster.

Frankamp, 23, graduated form Wichita State in the spring of 2018. He averaged 10.6 points per game in his third and final season with the Shockers. He finished the year strong, showcasing his skill as a reliable scorer capable of hitting shots from almost anywhere on the court.

Frankamps also developed into a dependable ball handler and floor leader for the Shockers. His opportunity to fulfill an NBA dream begins next Friday (July 5).

NBA Summer League games run July 5-15 in Las Vegas.