Summer swims to hoops gig

'Buzz' to cover the NBA-H'wood relationship

The National Basketball Assn. has signed TV personality and Olympic swimming gold medallist Summer Sanders to host a nightly feature on NBA TV devoted to the growing connection between the NBA and the world of showbiz.

Called “Summer’s Buzz,” the reports will cover everything from the movie career of Darius Miles of the Portland Trail Blazers (“The Perfect Score,” “Van Wilder”) to the frequent appearances of NBA players on talkshows and as guests on network and cable primetime series.

The reports will also show up on, which will include streaming video of footage from the show.

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