NBA Releases 2014 Samsung NBA Summer League Schedule

Charlotte Hornets To Open Summer League Play On Friday, July 11

CHARLOTTE, NC June 12, 2014 – The NBA today unveiled the schedule for the 2014 Samsung NBA Summer League, which will be held July 11-21 at the Thomas & Mack Center and COX Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada Las Vegas.  Each team will play no fewer than five games, including three preliminary games before beginning the seeded tournament on July 16.

NBA Summer League 2014

The Charlotte Hornets will open play against the defending Summer League Champion Golden State Warriors on Friday, July 11, at 8:30 p.m. ET at the Thomas & Mack Center.  After an off day, the team will face the Sacramento Kings on Sunday, July 13, at 6:00 p.m. ET at COX Pavilion before concluding preliminary play against the New York Knicks on Monday, July 14, at 4:00 p.m. ET at COX Pavilion.  The July 13 and 14 games are scheduled to air live on NBA TV.

For the second consecutive year, the event will feature a tournament-style schedule, culminating in the crowning of the Samsung NBA Summer League 2014 Champion on Monday, July 21.  Each of the participating teams will play three games apiece between July 11 and 15 before being seeded in the tournament, which tips off on July 16 and runs through the Championship Game on July 21.

NBA TV’s coverage of the Samsung NBA Summer League will begin in COX Pavilion on July 11 with a four-game slate. The network will televise all 67 games, including a total of 38 games live during the event, including the Championship Game on July 21.  In addition, fans will again be able to watch, via a subscription-based package, every Samsung NBA Summer League game live at and on the NBA Summer League app.



Date               Opponent                               Time (ET)       Site                                                                

July 11            Golden State Warriors            8:30 p.m.         Thomas & Mack Center

July 13            Sacramento Kings                  6:00 p.m.         COX Pavilion

July 14            New York Knicks                    4:00 p.m.         COX Pavilion

July 16-21       TBD                                         TBD                 TBD


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