Trail Blazers

Trail Blazers face Houston Rockets in final Summer League contest

Trail Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers Summer League squad will wrap up its Summer League play in Las Vegas on Tuesday when the Blazers face the Houston Rockets.

Tuesday’s contest is slated to tip off at 2:00p.m. PT on ESPN News.

Portland dropped its final preliminary Summer League game on Saturday to the Phoenix Suns, 79-70 to finish the first round of four games with a 2-2 record.

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That record tied them with 10 other teams.

This year the NBA changed up its Las Vegas Summer League format:

All 30 NBA teams played four games in the preliminary round. The two teams with the best records from the first four games would then meet in the Championship Game on Tuesday, Aug. 17.

 

All 30 teams are guaranteed five games.

The Kings and Celtics will square off in the Championship matchup.

Here are the Blazers' Summer League results through the first four contests:

  • Sunday, Aug. 8: Blazers defeated the Hornets, 93-86
  • Tuesday, Aug. 10: Blazers beat the L.A. Clippers, 86-66
  • Thursday, Aug. 12: Blazers lost to the Pacers, 97-64
  • Saturday, Aug. 14: Blazers lost to the Suns, 79-70