Portland Trail Blazers' NBA Summer League schedule released

Cristiano Felicio

The Thunder's return to Las Vegas for NBA Summer League will tip off on July 6. The matchups are split between Thomas & Mack Arena and Cox Pavilion.

This year marks the first time in Summer League history that all 30 National Basketball Association teams will be participating in the event.

The Thunder will play the Brooklyn Nets on July 7 at 6 p.m. and the Toronto Raptors on July 9 at 2:30 p.m.to close out pool play. Rosters are made up of soon-to-be rookies, second-or-third-year players, fringe performers trying to make National Basketball Association rosters, G Leaguers, guys who play overseas and occasional longtime veterans attempting to stick in the league.

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The MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2018 schedule has been released! Since 2010, OKC has taken part in the Orlando Summer League, but the Magic opted not to host a league this offseason. 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.

Each team will play a minimum of five games at MGM Resorts NBA Summer League, starting with three preliminary contests from July 6-10.

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