CBS will premiere Summer Dreams, a new documentary following the NBA's summer league, on Saturday, March 15, TVGuide.com has learned.
The two-hour special will spotlight 2013 first-round draft picks Michael Carter-Williams of the Philadelphia 76ers and the Dallas Mavericks' Shane Larkin, son of baseball Hall of Famer Barry Larkin, as they make their way through the grueling 10-day, 61-game summer league.
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"The NBA Summer League is an incredibly colorful event in which team owners, general managers, coaches, lottery picks and longshots all convene in Las Vegas to pursue their hoop dreams," executive producer Mike Tollin (Coach Carter, Smallville) said in a statement. "With unprecedented access, we'll witness hopes dashed and dreams coming true right in front of our eyes."
Also featured in the special are Lauren Holtkamp, who's aiming to become the second current female referee in the NBA, recently unemployed Development League players, team executives, and families and friends of the players.
Watch an exclusive sneak peek of the special below.
Summer Dreams premieres Saturday, March 15 at 8/7c on CBS.
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