Peyton Siva set for professional debut

Former University of Louisville point guard Peyton Siva will make his professional debut in the Orlando Summer League on Sunday night. The Detroit Pistons recently took Siva in the second round of the NBA Draft.

Peyton Siva has his professional debut on Sunday night.

The former University of Louisville point guard, who led the Cardinals to a national title in April, will be playing for the Detroit Pistons in the Orlando Summer League, which features 10 NBA teams.

Siva was the No. 56 overall pick in the NBA Draft last month by the Pistons. He was a two-time Big East Conference Tournament MVP and helped Louisville to back-to-back Final Four appearances.

The Pistons summer league roster includes 12 players.

Siva makes his debut on NBATV at 5 o'clock Sunday against the Brooklyn Nets. The Pistons play four games this week before Friday's championship day.

Former U of L guard Kyle Kuric, who graduated after the run to the 2012 Final Four, is playing in the Orland Summer League with Oklahoma City.

Kuric played last year in Spain for Asefa Estudiantes where he averaged 10.5 points a game. His first game with the Thunder will be at 3 on Sunday against the Indiana Pacers team.

Siva and Kuric will play each other on Tuesday at 1 p.m.

Here are the summer league schedules:

Peyton Siva with the Detroit Pistons

Sunday, July 7th, vs. Brooklyn Nets, 5 p.m.

Monday, July 8th, vs. Boston Celtics, 3 p.m.

Tuesday, July 9th, vs. Oklahoma City Thunder, 1 p.m/

Thursday, July 11th, vs. Miami Heat, 1 p.m.

Friday, July 12th vs. TBA

Kyle Kuric with the Oklahoma City Thunder

Sunday, July 7th, vs. Indiana Pacers, 3 p.m.

Monday, July 8th, vs. Orlando Magic, 11 a.m.

Tuesday, July 9th, vs. Detroit Pistons, 1 p.m.

Wednesday, July 10th, vs. Philadelphia 76ers, 1 p.m.

Friday, July 12th vs. TBA


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