Blazers announce Summer League schedule




PORTLAND — The Portland Trail Blazers will tip-off their 2017 NBA Summer League schedule on Saturday, July 8 at Las Vegas against the Utah Jazz. The schedule was announced by the NBA on Thursday.

The Trail Blazers also play on Sunday, July 9 against the Boston Celtics, before closing out the preliminary round on Tuesday, July 11 against the San Antonio Spurs. The first and third games will be played at Cox Pavilion, while the Sunday contest will be at the Thomas & Mack Center.

Following the three-game preliminary round, the NBA Summer League goes into tournament format. Each team guaranteed a minimum of five total games. The championship game is Monday, July 17.

ESPN will present all 67 games from Las Vegas across ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and the ESPN App, including 35 on its linear television channels. NBA TV will air 28 games, including the Tuesday, July 11 game between the Trail Blazers and Spurs.


Saturday, July 8 vs. Utah 3 p.m., Cox Pavilion (ESPNU)

Sunday, July 9 vs. Boston 5:30 p.m., Thomas & Mack Center (ESPN2)

Tuesday, July 11 vs. San Antonio 1 p.m., Cox Pavilion (NBA TV)

*Rest of schedule TBD