LARAMIE – After a unique college path that included stops at Division II Minot State and Indian Hills Community College before landing at the University of Wyoming, Drake Jeffries is set to start his professional basketball career next month.

Jeffries accepted an invitation Friday to compete on the Denver Nuggets’ NBA Summer League team. He will now head to Las Vegas, where he will showcase his talents alongside other NBA hopefuls starting July 7.

Josh Criswell covers the University of Wyoming for WyoSports. He can be reached at or 307-755-3325. Follow him on Twitter at @criswell_sports.

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