NBA SUMMER LEAGUE 2013 SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED 
New Tournament Style Schedule Featured in 11-Day Slate of 61 Games

NEW YORK -– The NBA Summer League 2013 in Las Vegas will feature 22 teams competing in a 61-game schedule from July 12-22 at the Thomas & Mack Center and COX Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada Las Vegas.  

This summer’s event will feature the debut of a tournament style schedule that will crown the first ever NBA Summer League Champion on Monday, July 22. Teams will compete in three preliminary round games from July 12-16 before being seeded in a tournament running through the Championship Game on July 22. Each team is guaranteed to play at least five games.  

NBA TV will televise a full slate of NBA Summer League games and live game action will also extend across digital platforms.  A complete broadcast schedule will be released at a later date.

NBA Summer League 2013 will open with the debut of New Orleans as the Pelicans when they face the New York Knicks on Friday, July 12 at 1 p.m. PT. The Cleveland Cavaliers, who have the top selection in this year’s NBA Draft, will also tip off their Summer League competition on July 12 when they square off against the Los Angeles Lakers at COX Pavilion at 7 p.m. PT. The Cavaliers have been participants in every NBA Summer League in Las Vegas since the league’s inception in 2004.  

Additional teams participating this year include the Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Bobcats (fourth pick in 2013 NBA Draft), Chicago Bulls, Dallas Mavericks (13th pick), Denver Nuggets, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, Memphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat, Milwaukee Bucks, Minnesota Timberwolves (ninth pick), New Orleans Pelicans (sixth pick), New York Knicks, Phoenix Suns (fifth pick), Portland Trail Blazers (10th pick), Sacramento Kings (seventh pick), San Antonio Spurs, Toronto Raptors, Washington Wizards (third pick) and the NBA D-League Select team. 

Exciting games featuring the NBA’s newest talent have always been a staple at NBA Summer League, with seven of the last eight NBA Rookie of the Year Award winners joining their teams in Las Vegas including: Chris Paul (New Orleans, 2005-06), Brandon Roy (Portland, 2006-07), Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City, 2007-08), Tyreke Evans (Sacramento, 2009-10), Blake Griffin (L.A. Clippers, 2010-11), Kyrie Irving (Cleveland, 2011-12) and Damian Lillard (Portland, 2012-13).

Tickets for the NBA Summer League 2013 are on sale now.  Fans will be able to purchase tickets by calling 702-739-FANS, through UNLVtickets.com or by visiting any UNLV ticket outlet. 

NBA Summer League 2013 Game Schedule:
All Times listed are PACIFIC.

Friday July 12
COX Pavilion
1 PM – New York vs. New Orleans (Game 1)
3 PM – Atlanta vs. LA Clippers (Game 2)
5 PM – Cleveland vs. LA Lakers (Game 3)
7 PM – Charlotte vs. San Antonio (Game 4)

Saturday July 13  
COX Pavilion
1 PM – Golden State vs. Washington (Game 5)
3 PM – Sacramento vs. Dallas (Game 6)
5 PM – Chicago vs. Memphis (Game 8)
7 PM – Denver vs. Milwaukee (Game 10 

Thomas & Mack
3:30 PM – Minnesota vs. NBA D-League (Game 7)
5:30 PM – Phoenix vs. Portland (Game 9)
7:30 PM – Miami vs. Toronto (Game 11) 

Sunday July 14
COX Pavilion
1 PM – New York vs. Washington (Game 12)
3 PM – Charlotte vs. Dallas (Game 14)
5 PM – Cleveland vs. Memphis (Game 16)
7 PM – Atlanta vs. Miami (Game 18) 

Thomas & Mack
1:30 PM – LA Clippers vs. NBA D-League (Game 13)
3:30 PM – LA Lakers vs. Portland (Game 15)
5:30 PM – New Orleans vs. Milwaukee (Game 17)
7:30 PM – San Antonio vs. Toronto (Game 19) 

Monday July 15
COX Pavilion
1 PM – New York vs. Charlotte (Game 20)
3 PM – Cleveland vs. New Orleans (Game 21)
5 PM – LA Clippers vs. LA Lakers (Game 23)
7 PM – San Antonio vs. Atlanta (Game 25) 

Thomas & Mack
3:30 PM – Minnesota vs. Phoenix (Game 22)
5:30 PM – Sacramento vs. Golden State (Game 24)
7:30 PM – Chicago vs. Denver (Game 26) 

Tuesday July 16
COX Pavilion
1 PM – Minnesota vs. Miami (Game 27)
3 PM – Sacramento vs. Toronto (Game 28)
5 PM – Chicago vs. Portland (Game 30)
7 PM – Denver vs. Washington (Game 32) 

Thomas & Mack
3:30 PM – Golden State vs. Milwaukee (Game 29)
5:30 PM – Phoenix vs. Memphis (Game 31)
7:30 PM – Dallas vs. NBA D-League (Game 33) 

Wednesday July 17
COX Pavilion
3 PM – #11 Seed vs. #22 Seed (Game 34)
5 PM – #13 Seed vs. #20 Seed (Game 36)
7 PM – #15 Seed vs. #18 Seed (Game 38) 

Thomas & Mack
3:30 PM – #12 Seed vs. #21 Seed (Game 35)
5:30 PM – #14 Seed vs. #19 Seed (Game 37)
7:30 PM – #16 Seed vs. #17 Seed (Game 39) 

Thursday July 18
COX Pavilion
1 PM – #7 Seed vs. #10 Seed (Game 40)
3 PM – #6 Seed vs. Winner of Game 34 (Game 42)
5 PM – #4 Seed vs. Winner of Game 36 (Game 44)
7 PM – #2 Seed vs. Winner of Game 38 (Game 46) 

Thomas & Mack
1:30 PM - #8 Seed vs. #9 Seed (Game 41)
3:30 PM – #5 Seed vs. Winner of Game 35 (Game 43)
5:30 PM – #3 Seed vs. Winner of Game 37 (Game 45)
7:30 PM – #1 Seed vs. Winner of Game 39 (Game 47)  

Friday July 19
COX Pavilion
1 PM – Game 34 Loser vs. Game 35 Loser (Game 48)
3 PM – Game 36 Loser vs. Game 37 Loser (Game 49)
5 PM – Game 40 Loser vs. Game 41 Loser (Game 50)
7 PM – Game 44 Loser vs. Game 45 Loser (Game 51) 

Thomas & Mack
3:30 PM – Game 38 Loser vs. Game 39 Loser (Game 52)
5:30 PM – Game 42 Loser vs. Game 43 Loser (Game 53)
7:30 PM – Game 46 Loser vs. Game 47 Loser (Game 54)

Saturday July 20
Thomas & Mack
1 PM – Game 40 Winner vs. Game 46 Winner (Game 55)
3 PM – Game 42 Winner vs. Game 45 Winner (Game 56)
5 PM – Game 41 Winner vs. Game 47 Winner (Game 57)
7 PM – Game 43 Winner vs. Game 44 Winner (Game 58) 

Sunday July 21
Thomas & Mack
3 PM – Game 55 Winner vs. Game 56 Winner (Game 59)
5 PM – Game 57 Winner vs. Game 58 Winner (Game 60) 

Monday July 22
Thomas & Mack
6 PM – Game 59 Winner vs. Game 60 Winner (Game 61)