Blazers Summer League 2016 Jul 1, 2016 22:44:17 GMT -8
Post by SurferGirl on Jul 1, 2016 22:44:17 GMT -8
The NBA Las Vegas Summer League schedule is out and the Blazers will face the Phoenix Suns to open their schedule.
Summer League tips off for the Blazers on July 9 against the Suns, at 1 p.m. (PT). The Las Vegas Summer League will run through July 18.
They also will face the San Antonio Spurs and Utah Jazz in their scheduled games. The Las Vegas Summer League is held in two facilities on the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, The Pavilion and the Thomas and Mack Center. he first three games will all be held at Cox Pavilion on the campus at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas.
Each team will play five games. Following the three-game preliminary round, it turns to a tournament format will guarantees each team two additional games; possibly more depending on the results. A championship game will be held on June 18.
Schedules, rosters and results will be updated as they become available.
Game 1 - Sat., July 9 - Suns 86, Blazers 73 (Cox Pavilion)
Game 2 - Sun., July 10 - Spurs 85, Blazers 69 (Cox Pavilion)
Game 3 - Tue., July 12 - Blazers 92, Jazz 89 - 2OT (Thomas and Mack)
Game 4 - Wed., July 13 - Jazz 86, Blazers 71 (Thomas and Mack)
Game 5 - Fri., July 15 - Blazers vs. Celtics, 3 p.m. (Cox Pavilion)
Current Blazers who are on the roster include rookie forward Jake Layman, forward/center Cliff Alexander, guard/forward Luis Montero and guard Pat Connaughton, recently acquired point guard Shabazz Napier, and as a host of other NBA hopefuls. Also on the roster is center Chris Johnson, who played with the Blazers in 2010-11.
Below is the Blazers preliminary Summer League roster. This will be updated as other players are confirmed.
While some players use Summer League as an opportunity to show they deserve a roster spot, others use the tournament as an opportunity to get noticed by other teams.
The Las Vegas Summer League is the third of the NBA summer leagues, and the only one in which the Blazers will participate. The Orlando Summer League runs July 2-8 and the Utah Summer League runs July 4-7.
All of the Blazers Summer League games will be televised on NBAtv, as well as Rip City Radio 620 AM.
GAME 1 - SUNS 86, BLAZERS 73
Suns - Devin Booker 28 pts, 8 reb, 6 ast; Alan Williams 13 pts, 12 reb; Dragan Bender 12 pts, 7 reb; Tyler Ulis 11 pts, 7 ast.
Blazers - Pat Connaughton 14 pts; Noah Vonleh 12 pts, 11 reb; Pierre Jackson 11 pts; Russ Smith 11 pts.
GAME 2 - SPURS 85, BLAZERS 69
Spurs - Kyle Anderson 23 pts; Jonathon Simmons 16 pts; Bryn Forbes 14 pts; Cady Lalane 9 reb.
Blazers - Noah Vonleh 16 pts, 12 reb; Russ Smith 13 pts, 4 ast; Pat Connaughton 9 pts, 7 reb; Luis Montero 6 pts.
Game 3 - Blazers 92, Jazz 89 (2 OT)
Blazers - CJ Fair 20 pts; Pat Connaughton 19 pts; Jake Layman 11 pts; Noah Vonleh 10 pts, 10 reb.
Jazz - Trey Lyles 30 pts, 9 reb; Spencer Butterfield 13 pts; Marcus Paige 11 pts; Quincy Ford 12 reb.
Game 4 - Jazz 86, Blazers 71
Blazers - Pierre Jackson 18 pts, 6 reb, 3 stl; Jake Layman 10 pts; Noah Vonleh 10 pts; Jordan Bachynski 6 reb.
Jazz - Tiber Pleiss 20 pts, 8 reb; Joel Bolomboy 14 pts, 9 reb; Spencer Butterfield 11 pts; Aaron Craft 11 pts.
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