Timberwolves to Participate in NBA Summer League 2017 in Las Vegas
Minneapolis/St. Paul – The Minnesota Timberwolves will participate in this year's NBA Summer League 2017 in Las Vegas at the Thomas & Mack Center and COX Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
From July 7-17, a record 24 NBA teams will participate in the 11-day, 67-game league which culminates in a tournament-style format to crown the NBA Summer League Champion. Teams will compete in three preliminary games beginning on July 7 before being seeded in a tournament that leads to the Championship Game on July 17. Each team will play at least five games in Las Vegas.
This summer will mark the 11th NBA Summer League in Las Vegas appearance for the Wolves (2006-10, 2012-17) where they are 25-30 all-time. A year ago the Wolves went 4-4 in Summer League play, including rattling off four tournament wins in five days to reach the title game. Wolves guard Tyus Jones took home Most Valuable Player honors after averaging 19.4 points on 45.7 percent shooting to go with 6.3 assists, 4.0 rebounds and 1.3 steals in seven contests.
Tickets for NBA Summer League will go on sale Monday May 22 at 10 a.m. PT and can be purchased by visiting NBATickets.com. ESPN and NBA TV will bring fans all the action from NBA Summer League 2017 in July.
A complete broadcast and game schedule will be released at a later date.