Weems on Warriors Summer Roster

Jul 11, 2012

 


Former Highland Park star Kyle Weems has landed a spot on the Golden State Warriors NBA Summer League team, which will begin play in Las Vegas on July 13.

 

Weems, who went undrafted after a highly successful career at Missouri State, is one of 21 players on the Warriors Summer League roster, which also includes 2012 draft picks Harrison Barnes, Festus Ezeli, and Draymond Green as well as Klay Thompson, Charles Jenkins, and Jeremy Tyler.

 

Watch Weems in action as all of the Warriors games will be televised live on NBA TV or online on NBA.com for $4.99 to view the entire Summer League action (click here to sign up).

 

Warriors Summer League Schedule (All times Central)

 

Friday, July 13 – 7 p.m. vs. Lakers

Saturday, July 14 – 5 p.m. vs. Nuggets

Wednesday, July 18 – 9:30 p.m. vs. Heat

Friday, July 20 – 7:30 p.m. vs. Bulls

Saturday, July 21 – 5:30 p.m. vs. Hornets

 

Prior to last month’s Draft, Weems had workouts with the Warriors, Spurs, Lakers, Nuggets, Blazers, Raptors, and Cavaliers.

 

He is represented by J.R. Hensley with ASM Sports, which was founded by Andy Miller, who represents NBA veterans Kevin Garnett, Chauncey Billups, and Andre Miller among others.

 

Weems finished his Missouri State career as the school's second-leading scoreer with 1,868 points and finished fourth in both rebounding (844) and 3-pointers (240).  He was named the Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Year and earned AP All-American honorable mention honors as a junior in 2011.  He was a two-time all-league selection who led the Bears to a MVC regular season title, a CollegeInsider.com Posteason Tournament title, and to the second round of the postseason NIT.

 

He also finished his career as the only player in Missouri Valley Conference history to score 1,800 or more points, collect 800 or more rebounds, and knock down 200 3-pointers.  He finished 19th on the MVC scoring list.


While at Highland Park (2003-07), Weems led the Scots to the 2007 state title with an undefeated record as a senior and was on the 2004 state championship team as a freshman.

 

In 63 games at Highland Park, Weems amassed a 57-6 record in games he played in as he scored 694 points (11.0 average), grabbed 346 rebounds, with 89 assists, and 96 steals.  His best season came as a senior as he set career-high averages in points (14.6), rebounds (7.6), assists (2.2), and blocks (2.4).