The Portland Trail Blazers released the opening portion of their 2014 Las Vegas Summer League schedule. Three games are set in stone, with the rest to be determined by the result of tournament play.
Here's the release.
TRAIL BLAZERS NBA SUMMER LEAGUE SCHEDULE
Saturday, July 12 vs. New York 1 p.m. COX Pavilion
Sunday, July 13 vs. Houston 5:30 p.m. Thomas & Mack Center
Tuesday, July 15 vs. Atlanta 1 p.m. COX Pavilion
*Rest of schedule TBD
The Portland Trail Blazers will tip-off their 2014 Samsung NBA Summer League schedule on Saturday, July 12 vs. New York, the NBA announced today.
The Trail Blazers will follow up their NBA Summer League opener vs. the Knicks at COX Pavilion with a game on Sunday, July 13 vs. Houston (Thomas & Mack Center), before closing out the preliminary round on Tuesday, July 15 vs. Atlanta (COX Pavilion).
Following the three-game preliminary round, the NBA Summer League returns to a tournament format for the second consecutive year, with each team guaranteed a minimum of five games. The championship game will take place on Monday, July 21.
All Trail Blazers games will be broadcast live on Comcast SportsNet, with Mike Barrett, Mike Riceand CSN's Dwight Jaynes calling the games live from Portland.
During exit interviews, Blazers coach Terry Stotts said that Will Barton, Allen Crabbe, Joel Freeland, Meyers Leonard, CJ McCollum and Thomas Robinson will all play in Las Vegas.
The Blazers are one of 24 teams competing for the second-annual Las Vegas Summer League title. Earlier this month, the NBA officially set the dates for the 2014 Las Vegas Summer League. Games will run from Friday, July 11, through Monday, July 21. The NBA has not yet announced the specific day-by-day schedule.
The Blazers have participated in Summer League every year since 2005, with the exception of 2011, when the lockout wiped out the event.
Blazersedge will provide coverage from Summer League as always.
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