Video produced and edited by Kurt Brungardt

When a rookie comes to the League, much emphasis is placed on numbers and stats: height, vertical jump, speed, wingspan, points, assists, rebounds per game. Of course, all of this is important.

But there’s another very important aspect to evaluating players, one the League made an effort to focus on this summer. “Welcome to the L” aims to get at the personality behind the numbers, so fans can get to know the player as person. It’s a chance for the player to express himself.

Meet Johnny Flynn.