ESPN Expands NBA Coverage with 98-Game Summer League Schedule

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With Ben Simmons, Brandon Ingram and other rookies across the league set to kick off their careers — ESPN has announced that it is expanding its NBA coverage in July with a 98-game summer league schedule across ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3 — from the three host locations — Las Vegas, Orlando and Salt Lake City.

The schedule is highlighted by the 25-game telecast schedule from Samsung NBA Summer League in Las Vegas.

ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU will combine to televise the 25 games from Las Vegas, with ESPN3 carrying an additional 42 games, bringing the Las Vegas total to all 67 games. The top 10 NBA Draft 2016 selections are scheduled to participate in Las Vegas, providing viewers with the first opportunity to watch the draftees play with their new teams.
ESPN NBA commentators in Las Vegas include play-by-play commentators Mark Jones, Chris Hassel and Alvaro Martin, and analysts Brad Daugherty, Jon Barry, Tom Penn and reporter Cassidy Hubbarth.
ESPN3’s robust summer league schedule will also include 25 games from Orlando, Fla, beginning on Saturday, July 2, and another six games from Salt Lake City, beginning on Monday, July 4. All 98 summer league games will also be available on WatchESPN.
Participating summer league teams:
Las Vegas (July 8-18) – teams competing include Atlanta, Boston, Brooklyn, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Golden State, Houston, LA Lakers, Memphis, Miami, Milwaukee, Minnesota, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland, Sacramento, San Antonio, Toronto, Washington, Utah and NBA D-League Select.
Orlando (July 2-8) – teams competing include Charlotte, Dallas, Detroit, Indiana, L.A. Clippers, Miami, New York, Oklahoma City and two teams from Orlando.
Salt Lake City (July 4-7) – teams competing include Boston, Philadelphia, San Antonio and Utah.
SportsCenter will provide comprehensive coverage, including live reports and updates from various ESPN NBA reporters in Las Vegas, July 8-18.
ESPN.com’s NBA section will continue to provide breaking news reports, comprehensive analysis of free agency and Summer League results throughout July.
Southwest Airlines Orlando Pro Summer League
Network Date Time (ET) Game
ESPN3 Sat 7/2/2016 9:00 AM Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Dallas Mavericks
ESPN3 Sat 7/2/2016 11:00 AM Charlotte Hornets vs. Orlando Magic White
ESPN3 Sat 7/2/2016 1:00 PM Orlando Magic Blue vs. Indiana Pacers
ESPN3 Sat 7/2/2016 3:00 PM New York Knicks vs. Detroit Pistons
ESPN3 Sat 7/2/2016 5:00 PM Miami Heat vs. L.A. Clippers
ESPN3 Sun
7/3/2016
1:00 PM Indiana Pacers vs. Charlotte Hornets
ESPN3 Sun
7/3/2016
3:00 PM Miami Heat vs. New York Knicks
ESPN3 Sun
7/3/2016
5:00 PM L.A. Clippers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder
ESPN3 Mon
7/4/2016
1:00 PM Dallas Mavericks vs. Orlando Magic White
ESPN3 Mon
7/4/2016
3:00 PM Orlando Magic Blue vs. Detroit Pistons
ESPN3 Mon
7/4/2016
5:00 PM Charlotte Hornets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder
ESPN3 Tue
7/5/2016
1:00 PM Orlando Magic Blue vs. Miami Heat
ESPN3 Tue
7/5/2016
3:00 PM L.A. Clippers vs. New York Knicks
ESPN3 Tue
7/5/2016
5:00 PM Detroit Pistons vs. Indiana Pacers
ESPN3 Wed
7/6/2016
1:00 PM Orlando Magic White vs. New York Knicks
ESPN3 Wed
7/6/2016
3:00 PM Dallas Mavericks vs. Charlotte Hornets
ESPN3 Wed 7/6/2016 5:00 PM Indiana Pacers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder
ESPN3 Thu
7/7/2016
1:00 PM Dallas Mavericks vs. Orlando Magic Blue
ESPN3 Thu
7/7/2016
3:00 PM L.A. Clippers vs. Orlando Magic White
ESPN3 Thu
7/7/2016
5:00 PM Detroit Pistons vs. Miami Heat
ESPN3 Fri 7/8/2016 8:00 AM 6th Place vs. 5th Place
ESPN3 Fri 7/8/2016 10:00 AM 4th Place vs. 3rd Place
ESPN3 Fri 7/8/2016 12:00 PM 2nd Place vs. 1st Place
ESPN3 Fri 7/8/2016 2:00 PM 8th Place vs. 7th Place
ESPN3 Fri 7/8/2016 4:00 PM 10th Place vs. 9th Place
Utah Jazz Summer League
Network Date Time (ET) Game
ESPN3 Mon
7/4/2016
7:00 PM Boston Celtics vs. Philadelphia 76ers
ESPN3 Mon
7/4/2016
9:00 PM San Antonio Spurs vs. Utah Jazz
ESPN3 Tue 7/5/2016 5:00 PM Philadelphia 76ers vs. San Antonio Spurs
ESPN3 Tue 7/5/2016 7:00 PM Boston Celtics vs. Utah Jazz
ESPN3 Thu 7/7/2016 7:00 PM Boston Celtics vs. San Antonio Spurs
ESPN3 Thu 7/7/2016 9:00 PM Philadelphia 76ers vs. Utah Jazz
Samsung NBA Summer League 2016 Las Vegas
Network Date Time (ET) Game
ESPN3 Fri 7/8/2016 6:00 PM Milwaukee Bucks vs. Cleveland Cavaliers
ESPN3 Fri 7/8/2016 6:30 PM NBA D-League Select Team vs. Memphis Grizzlies
ESPN3 Fri 7/8/2016 8:00 PM Atlanta Hawks vs. Houston Rockets
ESPN Fri 7/8/2016 8:30 PM Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Denver Nuggets
ESPN3 Fri 7/8/2016 10:00 PM Sacramento Kings vs. Toronto Raptors
ESPN Fri 7/8/2016 10:30 PM Los Angeles Lakers vs. New Orleans Pelicans
ESPN3 Sat 7/9/2016 4:00 PM Phoenix Suns vs. Portland Trail Blazers
ESPN3 Sat 7/9/2016 4:30 PM Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Brooklyn Nets
ESPN3 Sat 7/9/2016 6:00 PM Boston Celtics vs. Chicago Bulls
ESPN3 Sat 7/9/2016 6:30 PM Washington Wizards vs. Utah Jazz
ESPN3 Sat 7/9/2016 8:00 PM Denver Nuggets vs. Memphis Grizzlies
ESPN2 Sat 7/9/2016 8:30 PM Philadelphia 76ers vs. Los Angeles Lakers
ESPN3 Sat 7/9/2016 10:00 PM Dallas Mavericks vs. Miami Heat
ESPN2 Sat 7/9/2016 10:30 PM San Antonio Spurs vs. Golden State Warriors
ESPN3 Sun
7/10/2016
4:00 PM Atlanta Hawks vs. Washington Wizards
ESPN3 Sun
7/10/2016
4:30 PM Milwaukee Bucks vs. NBA D-League Select Team
ESPN3 Sun
7/10/2016
6:00 PM Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Toronto Raptors
ESPN3 Sun
7/10/2016
6:30 PM Houston Rockets vs. Sacramento Kings
ESPN3 Sun
7/10/2016
8:00 PM Utah Jazz vs. New Orleans Pelicans
ESPN2 Sun
7/10/2016
8:30 PM Chicago Bulls vs. Philadelphia 76ers
ESPN3 Sun
7/10/2016
10:00 PM San Antonio Spurs vs. Portland Trail Blazers
ESPN2 Sun
7/10/2016
10:30 PM Phoenix Suns vs. Boston Celtics
ESPN3 Mon
7/11/2016
4:00 PM Milwaukee Bucks vs. Memphis Grizzlies
ESPN3 Mon
7/11/2016
4:30 PM Brooklyn Nets vs. Atlanta Hawks
ESPN3 Mon
7/11/2016
6:00 PM Houston Rockets vs. NBA D-League Select Team
ESPN3 Mon
7/11/2016
6:30 PM Toronto Raptors vs. Dallas Mavericks
ESPN2 Mon
7/11/2016
8:00 PM Miami Heat vs. Denver Nuggets
ESPN3 Mon
7/11/2016
8:30 PM Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Minnesota Timberwolves
ESPN2 Mon
7/11/2016
10:00 PM Sacramento Kings vs. New Orleans Pelicans
ESPN3 Mon
7/11/2016
10:30 PM Golden State Warriors vs. Los Angeles Lakers
ESPN3 Tue
7/12/2016
4:00 PM Washington Wizards vs. Brooklyn Nets
ESPN3 Tue
7/12/2016
4:30 PM Portland Trail Blazers vs. Utah Jazz
ESPN2 Tue
7/12/2016
6:00 PM Boston Celtics vs. Dallas Mavericks
ESPN3 Tue
7/12/2016
6:30 PM Miami Heat vs. Phoenix Suns
ESPN Tue
7/12/2016
8:00 PM San Antonio Spurs vs. Chicago Bulls
ESPN3 Tue
7/12/2016
8:30 PM Philadelphia 76ers vs. Golden State Warriors
ESPN3 Wed
7/13/2016
4:00 PM First Round
ESPN3 Wed
7/13/2016
4:30 PM First Round
ESPN3 Wed
7/13/2016
6:00 PM First Round
ESPN3 Wed
7/13/2016
6:30 PM First Round
ESPN2 Wed
7/13/2016
8:00 PM First Round
ESPN3 Wed
7/13/2016
8:30 PM First Round
ESPN2 Wed
7/13/2016
10:00 PM First Round
ESPN3 Wed
7/13/2016
10:30 PM First Round
ESPN2 Thu
7/14/2016
4:00 PM Second Round
ESPN3 Thu
7/14/2016
4:30 PM Second Round
ESPN2 Thu
7/14/2016
6:00 PM Second Round
ESPN3 Thu
7/14/2016
6:30 PM Second Round
ESPN2 Thu
7/14/2016
8:00 PM Second Round
ESPN3 Thu
7/14/2016
8:30 PM Second Round
ESPN2 Thu
7/14/2016
10:00 PM Second Round
ESPN3 Thu
7/14/2016
10:30 PM Second Round
ESPN3 Fri 7/15/2016 4:00 PM Consolation
ESPN3 Fri 7/15/2016 4:30 PM Consolation
ESPN3 Fri 7/15/2016 6:00 PM Consolation
ESPN3 Fri 7/15/2016 6:30 PM Consolation
ESPN2 Fri 7/15/2016 8:00 PM Consolation
ESPN3 Fri 7/15/2016 8:30 PM Consolation
ESPN2 Fri 7/15/2016 10:00 PM Consolation
ESPN3 Fri 7/15/2016 10:30 PM Consolation
ESPNU Sat 7/16/2016 4:00 PM Quarterfinals
ESPN2 Sat 7/16/2016 6:00 PM Quarterfinals
ESPN2 Sat 7/16/2016 8:00 PM Quarterfinals
ESPN2 Sat 7/16/2016 10:00 PM Quarterfinals
ESPN2 Sun
7/17/2016
6:00 PM Semifinal #1
ESPN2 Sun
7/17/2016
8:00 PM Semifinal #2
ESPN2 Mon
7/18/2016
9:00 PM Championship

NBA TV will air the 76ers’ Utah Summer League opener against the Boston Celtics at 7 p.m. on July 4 at Vivint Smart Home Arena — where will see Ben Simmons’ professional debut.

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