Summer League action commences in less than 2 weeks for the Boston Celtics, who will be competing in both the Utah Jazz Summer League as well as the Samsung Las Vegas Summer League this year.
Starting July 4th, the C's head to Utah to take part in the 4-team Utah Jazz Summer League, kicking off the schedule at 7 PM ET against the Philadelphia 76ers on Independence Day. Boston then faces the Jazz at 7 PM ET on July 5th, followed by the San Antonio Spurs at 7 PM ET on July 7th. All games will be televised on NBA TV.
The Samsung Last Vegas Summer League is much deeper -- 24 teams will compete over the course of 11 days, starting July 8th and spanning to July 18th.
This year, ESPN Networks will cover all 67 Las Vegas Summer League Games -- every single one of which can be streamed online at ESPN3.com, in addition to most also being televised on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, or NBA TV. The full TV broadcast schedule has yet to be released, but a complete listing of all games can be found here.
In Vegas, the Celtics take on the Chicago Bulls on July 9th at 6 PM ET, followed by the the Phoenix Suns at 10:30 PM ET on July 10th, and the Dallas Mavericks at 6 PM on July 12th. Tournament competition then commences on July 13th, culminating in the finals on Monday, July 18th at 9 PM ET.
The full Celtics' Summer League roster has yet to be announced, but Terry Rozier, Jordan Mickey, RJ Hunter, and James Young should be in attendance:
Stevens said Rozier, Mickey, Hunter and Young are all expected to play summer league.— Jay King (@ByJayKing) June 24, 2016
2016 Boston Celtics Summer League Schedule
Utah Jazz Summer League
- Monday, July 4th: 7 PM ET vs. Philadelphia 76ers (Watch on NBA TV)
- Tuesday, July 5th: 7 PM ET vs. Utah Jazz (Watch on NBA TV)
- Thursday, July 7th: 7 PM ET vs. San Antonio Spurs (Watch on NBA TV)
- Saturday, July 9th: 6 PM ET vs. Chicago Bulls (ESPN3.com, other TV broadcast TBA)
- Sunday, July 10th: vs. 10:30 PM ET Phoenix Suns (ESPN3.com, other TV broadcast TBA)
- Tuesday, July 12th: 6 PM ET vs. Dallas Mavericks (ESPN3.com, other TV broadcast TBA)
- Wednesday, July 13th - Monday, July 18th: Tournament competition (ESPN3.com, other broadcast TV TBA)