Arizona Wildcats social media reactions: NBA free agent, summer league updates

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Channing Frye will leave the West coast and Phoenix to team with former Arizona Wildcats standout Aaron Gordon.


Frye. who is from Phoenix, was sentimental in his message to Suns fans.


Anthony Gimino of FoxSportsArizona.com updates his roundup of former Arizona Wildcats and what they are earning in the NBA.



ARIZONA PLAYERS WHO ARE FREE AGENTS
UFA-Unrestricted free agent. RFA-Restricted free agent.
*Player Option. **Team Option.

Player Pos Age Exp Type Old New Contract Notes
Jerryd Bayless G 25 6yrs UFA BOS Wants to stay in Boston
Channing Frye C 30 8yrs UFA* PHX ORL $32M/4yrs Frye opts out of deal with Suns
Jordan Hill F-C 26 5yrs UFA LAL Lakers/Mavs/Rockets interested
Richard Jefferson F 33 13yrs UFA UTA Wants to be with playoff team
Grant Jerrett F 21 1yr RFA** OKC OKC undecided about immediate future

Recent Tweet by Aaron Gordon makes you realize how humbled and determined he will be in his NBA career.


First of many times former Arizona Wildcats teammates Nick Johnson and Gordon will play against each other at the next level.


ARIZONA WILDCATS IN THE NBA SUMMER LEAGUE
*DLS is NBA Developmental League Select team

Player Team League Dates
Nick Johnson Houston Orlando DET (7/5) ORL (7/7) PHI (7/8) MEM (7/10)
Las Vegas MIA (7/12) POR (7/13) LAC (7/15) Playoffs TBD
Solomon Hill Indiana Orlando BKN (7/4) BOS (7/7) OKC (7/9) MIA (7/10)
Aaron Gordon Orlando Orlando PHI (7/5) HOU (7/7) MEM (7/8) BOS (7/10)
Derrick Williams Sacramento Las Vegas SAS (7/11) CHA (7/13) DLS* (7/14) Playoffs TBD
Kerr/Walton (coaches) Golden State Las Vegas CHA (7/11) PHX (7/12) LAL (7/14) Playoffs TBD
Sean Rooks (coach) DLS Las Vegas NOP (7/11) ATL (7/13) SAC (7/14) Playoffs TBD

ALLSPORTSTUCSON.com publisher, writer and editor Javier Morales is a former Arizona Press Club award winner. He also writes articles for Bleacher Report and Lindy’s College Sports.

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