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No. 1 vs. No. 3 picks — Magic vs. Rockets — opens Summer League as schedule announced

Detroit Pistons v Houston Rockets

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - AUGUST 10: The Detroit Pistons and the Houston Rockets play a game during the 2021 NBA Summer League at the Thomas & Mack Center on August 10, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Rockets defeated the Pistons 111-91. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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LAS VEGAS — NBA Summer League will start with a little Midnight Madness feel, at least in some of the country.

And if the Orlando Magic keep the No. 1 draft pick, then that player won’t wait long for his summer debut.

The league released the 75-game summer league schedule on Monday, with the first game in Las Vegas set to pit Orlando against Houston on July 7 at 10 p.m. Eastern. That game will be followed by a midnight Eastern tip-off between Portland and Detroit, with those two matchups the only ones on the Day 1 schedule.

Most teams will open their Las Vegas slates on July 8 or July 9. All 30 NBA teams will be taking part, all playing five games.

The first four games for each team are scheduled through July 15. The league will then seed all 30 teams for one final game each.

The two highest seeds will play a championship game on July 17, and all other teams play their final game on either July 16 or July 17.

There are two other smaller summer leagues this year, a four-team, four-game event hosted by the Golden State Warriors on July 2 and July 3 and a four-team, six-game event hosted by the Utah Jazz from July 5 through July 7.