2012 NBA Summer League Set to Tip Off


Sixty Games in 10 Days Featuring Teams with 13 of the Top 14 Draft Picks The 2012 NBA Summer League is set to tip off this Friday, July 13 at the Thomas & Mack Center and the COX Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada Las Vegas.

The 2012 competition will mark the eighth summer that the league has been held in Las Vegas since its inception in 2004, and will feature 23 NBA teams and a squad of NBA Development League standouts. Each of the participating teams will play five games each for a total of 60 contests over the course of the event’s 10 days. adidas, Gatorade, Las Vegas Events, and Sprite will support NBA Summer League as Associate Partners.

The 2012 NBA Summer League will showcase 13 of the top 14 picks in this year’s NBA Draft. The action tips off July 13 at 1 p.m. PT with the Atlanta Hawks playing the Washington Wizards in the first of four scheduled games that day at COX Pavilion. Other teams participating in opening day action include the Charlotte Bobcats, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers, Sacramento Kings and Toronto Raptors.

NBA TV will televise 57 games, including 38 live from both the Thomas & Mack Center and COX Pavilion. NBA Summer League games will also be available live on and NBA Mobile through NBA SUMMER LEAGUE BROADBAND. The subscription service will offer fans a full slate of live and archived Summer League games via and iTunes. On mobile, fans can download NBA Summer League, a new free app featuring live scores, video highlights, recaps and game alerts. The NBA Summer League app will include the opportunity to upgrade to a premium version with access to all live games on NBA SUMMER LEAGUE BROADBAND. NBA Game Time, the league’s signature mobile app, will also offer live scores, video highlights, player profiles and game alerts.

Fans who want to check out the action in person are able to purchase tickets for the NBA’s hottest summer event by calling 702-739-FANS, through or by visiting any UNLV ticket outlet.

A complete schedule with broadcast information is below:

2012 NBA Summer League Game Schedule:

All Times listed are PACIFIC.

*Indicates broadcast LIVE on NBA TV

Friday July 13

COX Pavilion

1 PM – Atlanta vs. Washington*

3 PM – Houston vs. Toronto*

5 PM – Golden State vs. LA Lakers*

7 PM – Sacramento vs. Charlotte*

Saturday July 14

COX Pavilion

1 PM – Memphis vs. New York*

3 PM – Golden State vs. Denver*

5 PM – LA Lakers vs. Sacramento*

7 PM – Houston vs. Washington*

Sunday July 15

COX Pavilion

1 PM – New York vs. Phoenix*

3 PM – Denver vs. Dallas*

5 PM – San Antonio vs. Atlanta

7 PM – Washington vs. NBA D-League

Thomas & Mack

3:30 PM – Toronto vs. Miami

5:30 PM – Cleveland vs. Charlotte*

7:30 PM – New Orleans vs. Portland*

Monday July 16

COX Pavilion

1 PM – Atlanta vs. Boston*

3 PM – Dallas vs. Toronto

5 PM – Cleveland vs. NBA D-League

7 PM – LA Clippers vs. Minnesota

Thomas & Mack

3:30 PM – Houston vs. Sacramento*

5:30 PM – LA Lakers vs. Miami*

7:30 PM – Milwaukee vs. New Orleans*

Tuesday July 17

COX Pavilion

1 PM – Denver vs. New York*

3 PM – Washington vs. Memphis*

5 PM – Portland vs. Houston

7 PM – Chicago vs. Boston

Thomas & Mack

3:30 PM – San Antonio vs. LA Lakers

5:30 PM – Cleveland vs. Phoenix*

7:30 PM – Minnesota vs. Charlotte*

Wednesday July 18

COX Pavilion

1 PM – Milwaukee vs. Washington*

3 PM – Chicago vs. Houston

5 PM – Atlanta vs. Dallas

7 PM – San Antonio vs. LA Clippers

Thomas & Mack

3:30 PM – Sacramento vs. Toronto*

5:30 PM – New Orleans vs. Phoenix*

7:30 PM – Golden State vs. Miami*

Thursday July 19

COX Pavilion

1 PM – New York vs. Toronto*

3 PM – Portland vs. Atlanta*

5 PM – Cleveland vs. Minnesota*

7 PM – NBA D-League vs. Milwaukee

Thomas & Mack

3:30 PM – Boston vs. Sacramento

5:30 PM – LA Clippers vs. LA Lakers

7:30 PM – Charlotte vs. Denver*

Friday July 20

COX Pavilion

1 PM – New York vs. Cleveland*

3 PM – Denver vs. Portland

5 PM – Miami vs. San Antonio

7 PM – NBA D-League vs. Phoenix

Thomas & Mack

3:30 PM – Memphis vs. Charlotte*

5:30 PM – Chicago vs. Golden State*

7:30 PM – Dallas vs. New Orleans*

Saturday July 21

COX Pavilion

1 PM – Portland vs. Miami*

3 PM – Dallas vs. San Antonio

5 PM – NBA D-League vs. Minnesota

7 PM – Memphis vs. Phoenix

Thomas & Mack

3:30 PM – Golden State vs. New Orleans*

5:30 PM – Chicago vs. LA Clippers*

7:30 PM – Milwaukee vs. Boston*

Sunday July 22

COX Pavilion

1 PM – Chicago vs. Milwaukee

3 PM – Boston vs. LA Clippers*

5 PM – Memphis vs. Minnesota*



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