Former Cowboy Jeffries to play in NBA Summer League


Former Wyoming Cowboy Drake Jeffries (University of Wyoming Photo)

July 2, 2022 — Former Cowboy shooting guard Drake Jeffries will play for the Denver Nuggets in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. Games will be played from July 7-17. Jeffries has had workouts with the NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans, Detroit Pistons, and Indiana Pacers, among others.

As a Cowboy, Jeffries finished last season with 94 three-pointers to rank third in single-season school history. He hit a school record and Mountain West Conference record 11 three-pointers last season in a win over Hastings College. Last season he shot 41 percent from beyond the arc. In two seasons at UW, Jeffries hit 146 threes, ranking No. 11 in school history.

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