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Former Syracuse forward Tyler Roberson signs with Milwaukee for NBA Summer League

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The Bucks start NBA Summer League play in Las Vegas on July 7.

Former Syracuse forward Tyler Roberson will play in the NBA Summer League with the Milwaukee Bucks. Basketball Insiders’ Michael Scotto first reported the news.

Roberson, a 6-foot-8, 226-pound power forward, averaged 5.3 points and 4.9 rebounds in his 20.4 minutes per game last season. Though he played in every game, he held a diminished role from the season prior when he was a key cog in an SU team that made its run to the Final Four in Houston.

Milwaukee plays in the Las Vegas portion of the NBA Summer League from July 7 to 17.

Roberson is the third SU player to find an NBA team in the last three days. The Denver Nuggets selected Tyler Lydon 24th overall in the NBA Draft on Thursday night and Andrew White went to Cleveland on Friday. Point guard John Gillon, who worked out with multiple NBA teams prior to the Draft, remains unsigned.

Three other former Roberson teammates, Malachi Richardson, Michael Gbinije and Chris McCullough, are expected to also play in Summer League.

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