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2019 NBA Summer League Primer: How To Watch Stephen Thompson Jr. & More

Follow Stephen Thompson Jr. and Drew Eubanks in the NBA Summer League

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2019 NBA Summer League Information

Based in Las Vegas at both the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion on the campus of UNLV, the 2019 NBA Summer League features a combination of rookies, reserve players, free agents and potential training camp invites from every team in the NBA, taking part in a series of games from July 5th to July 15th. For the first time in 2019, the NBA Summer League will also add two national teams from Croatia and China to the mix, who will compete in a pre-set schedule and for a shot at a Summer League title. The 2019 NBA Summer League is Las Vegas is preceded by two miniature tune-up sessions in the Salt Lake City Summer League (July 1st-July 3rd, 4 teams) and the California Classic (July 1st-July 3rd, 4 teams). All 40 NBA Summer League games will be televised on NBA TV and across the ESPN family of networks.

Oregon State Alumni Taking Part In The NBA Summer League

Stephen Thompson Jr. (2018) - Dallas Mavericks

  • Friday, July 5th: 7 p.m. – Brooklyn vs. Dallas (NBA TV)
  • Saturday, July 6th: 9 p.m. – Houston vs. Dallas (NBA TV)
  • Monday, July 8th: 3:30 p.m. – Dallas vs. Sacramento (NBA TV)
  • Wednesday, July 10th: 3:30 p.m. – Dallas vs. Croatia (ESPNU)
  • Friday, July 12th-15th: Consolation, Playoffs & Championship

Five Other Games Of Note

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Zion Williamson and RJ Barrett were roommates during their one season at Duke. They’ll now become budding rivals in the NBA.
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1. Friday, July 5th at 9:30 p.m. – New Orleans vs. New York (ESPN): The initial meeting of former Duke teammates, as top pick Zion Williamson (NOP) takes on RJ Barrett (NYK).

2. Friday, July 5th at 3 p.m. – Croatia vs. Detroit (NBA TV): An NBA Summer League first, the Croatian national team will kick-off the 2019 slate with a clash against the Pistons.

3. Thursday, July 11th at 10:30 p.m. – Memphis vs. Boston (ESPN2): The set schedule wraps up with Memphis bringing 2nd overall selection Ja Morant to test out new Celtics Romeo Langford and Grant Williams.

4. Thursday, July 11th at 6:30 p.m. – Washington vs. Atlanta (ESPN2): What should be an enjoyable meeting of two lottery talents in De’Andre Hunter (ATL) and Rui Hachimura (WAS).

5. Saturday, July 6th at 12 a.m. - Golden State vs. Toronto (ESPN): A finals rematch featuring two depth charts of players who had little to no impact on determining the recent title series.