Price to play for Bulls in NBA summer league

Senior guard T.J. Price (52) makes a layup during WKU’s 63-64 loss against Belmont Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, at E.A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green, Ky. Price played all 40 minutes of the game and scored 15 points. Mike Clark/HERALD


Former WKU standout T.J. Price has landed on the Chicago Bulls summer league roster. 

Price will play in the 24-team, 67-game Las Vegas summer league between July 10-20.  The NBA also holds summer leagues in Orlando and Salt Lake City. 

The Slidell, Louisiana native stands at 6-foot-4, 223 pounds and led the Hilltoppers in scoring three straight seasons–finishing his four-year career at number six on WKU’s all-time scorer list with 1,782 points. 

He started all 32 contests for WKU in his senior campaign, finishing as the Conference USA’s leading scorer with 17.1 points per game, a .413 three-point percentage (third in C-USA), 81 three-pointers made (third in C-USA) and a spot on the All-C-USA team.

Prior to the NBA summer league in Las Vegas, Price participated in the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament for college seniors.  There Price averaged 9.7 points per game, 2.7 assists per game and shot 41.7 from the field and and 38.9 from beyond the arc.