NBA Summer League
Fri. Jul 6-17, 2018 – Thomas and Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV
BUY DAY 1 TICKETS – Friday, July 6
BUY DAY 2 TICKETS – Saturday, July 7
BUY DAY 3 TICKETS – Sunday, July 8
BUY DAY 4 TICKETS – Monday, July 9
BUY DAY 5 TICKETS – Tuesday, July 10
BUY DAY 6 TICKETS – Wednesday, July 11
BUY DAY 7 TICKETS – Thursday, July 12
BUY DAY 8 TICKETS – Friday, July 13
BUY DAY 9 TICKETS – Saturday, July 14
BUY DAY 10 TICKETS – Sunday, July 15
BUY DAY 11 TICKETS – Monday, July 16
BUY DAY 12 TICKETS – CHAMPIONSHIP – Tuesday, July 17
The Phoenix Suns and Sacramento Kings, who are selecting first and second, respectively, in this year’s draft, will meet at MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2018 on Saturday, July 7 at 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time.
MGM Resorts NBA Summer League, which features all 30 NBA teams for the first time, will tip off with a record 10 games on Friday, July 6 and continue through Tuesday, July 17 at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The first day of action will include five games!
The tournament-style format will culminate with the Championship Game on July 17 at 7 p.m. Pacific Time. Last year’s event, won by the Los Angeles Lakers behind 2017 Summer League MVP Lonzo Ball and 2017-18 NBA All-Rookie First Team selection Kyle Kuzma, set records for total attendance, single-day attendance, combined viewership across ESPN and NBA TV, and traffic to the NBA’s social and digital platforms.
The Summer League opener on July 6 will feature the Indiana Pacers, making their event debut, as they square off against the Houston Rockets at 12 p.m. Pacific Time. There will also be a 2 p.m. Pacific Time game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Orlando Magic, which selects sixth in the June 21 NBA Draft, as well as a 6 p.m. Pacific Time matchup between the Washington Wizards and the Cleveland Cavaliers, owners of the eighth draft pick.
The Lakers will begin defense of their Summer League title against the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday, July 7 at 8:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Earlier that day, the Atlanta Hawks, who have the third pick in NBA Draft 2018 presented by State Farm, will play the New York Knicks at 2:30 p.m. Pacific Time.
Each team will play a minimum of five games at MGM Resorts NBA Summer League, starting with three preliminary contests from July 6-10. The teams will then be seeded in the tournament, which starts on July 11 and concludes with the Championship Game on July 17.