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NBA Summer League begins

The Indiana Pacers' rookies and free agents took to the court Monday for their first Orlando Summer League action.

The Pacers beat the Magic, 86-77, but former Purdue guard Chris Kramer didn't contribute.

He didn't get a chance.

Kramer was listed as a "DNP -- coach's decision" in the official box score.

I would assume a healthy Kramer hasn't missed a game, well, maybe ever. Had to be a tough day for Kramer, who just wants to try to prove to NBA personnel that his intensity, work ethic and skills are worthy enough to play in the league.

But Kramer could get another chance quickly. The Pacers are back on the court against the Nets for a 7 p.m. tip Tuesday.