SACRAMENTO, CA ---- The Sacramento Kings today announced the team’s roster for the 2017 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas from July 7-17 at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada Las Vegas.
Sacramento will play at least five games, beginning with its first contest on Friday, July 7 against the Phoenix Suns at 7:30 p.m. PDT at Thomas & Mack Center.
The Kings next game will take place on Sunday, July 9 versus the Memphis Grizzlies at 7 p.m. at Cox Pavilion, followed by the final preliminary round game for Sacramento on Monday, July 10 at 7:30 p.m. against the L.A. Lakers from Thomas & Mack.
This summer’s event will again feature a tournament-style format first debuted in 2013 that will crown an NBA Summer League champion on Monday, July 17.
A record 24 NBA teams will compete in three preliminary round games from July 7-11 before being seeded in a tournament running through the championship game. Each team is guaranteed to play at least five contests.
The Kings social media team will provide comprehensive coverage of Summer League at Kings.com. For all-access Kings Summer League content, also stay current with Twitter.com/SacramentoKings, Facebook.com/SacramentoKings, Instagram.com/SacramentoKings and the team’s Snapchat account: SacramentoKings.
ESPN will present all 67 games from Las Vegas across ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and the ESPN App, including 35 games on its linear television channels. NBA TV will air 28 contests, commencing with the league’s opener on July 7. In total, 63 games from Las Vegas will air on ESPN and NBA TV’s channels—a Summer League record.
Tickets for the 2017 NBA Summer League are on sale now. Fans can purchase tickets by visiting NBATickets.com.
KINGS 2017 NBA LAS VEGAS SUMMER LEAGUE SCHEDULE (all times PDT)
|1||Friday||July 7||vs Phoenix||7:30 p.m.||Thomas & Mack Center|
|2||Sunday||July 9||vs. Memphis||7 p.m.||Cox Pavilion|
|3||Monday||July 10||vs L.A. Lakers||7:30 p.m.||Thomas & Mack Center|
4 and 5 to be determined after seeding
Below is the Sacramento Kings' Summer League Roster:
|15||Frank Mason III||G||6-0||190||Kansas||USA||R|
|19||Naz Mitrou-Long||G||6-4||218||Iowa State||USA||R|
|25||Justin Jackson||F||6-8||209||North Carolina||USA||R|
|29||JaKarr Sampson||F||6-8||223||St. Johns||USA||2|
|35||Luis Montero||G||6-7||200||Reno Bighorns||Dominican Republic||R|
|50||Jack Cooley||F||6-10||274||Notre Dame||USA||1|
|88||Eric Stuteville||F-C||6-11||245||Sacramento State||USA||R|
Kings media services provided this report