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Webster, Shields sign on for NBA Summer League

Tai Webster celebrates an assist while playing for the Huskers men's basketball team (NTV News)

Tai Webster and Shavon Shields are still chasing down the National Basketball Association dream.

Webster is getting a chance with the defending NBA Champion Golden State Warriors.

The Australia native already secured a spot with the Charlotte Hornets roster and is playing in the Orlando summer league. Following his time in the Sunshine State, he's hopping on a flight to Las Vegas for a tryout with the Warriors who don't have a game until Saturday, July 8th at 9:30 p.m. CT on ESPN2.

Shields is also playing summer league basketball in Las Vegas this year as a member of the Heat roster for their three–game swing through the desert.

In the first year away from Lincoln, Shields played 26 games in a German league where he averaged 14.0 points and a field goal percentage of 60.0%. He then switched to a team with an Italian League for 8 games in which he shot 50.9% while averaging 10.1 points and 3.3 rebounds.

The Heat open with the Spurs, Saturday, July 8th at 7:00 p.m. CT on ESPNU.

Every game of pool play in Vegas is being televised nationally by either an ESPN station or NBA TV.

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