Portland will begin action in Las Vegas against Detroit on July 7
PORTLAND, Ore. (June 30, 2022) – The Portland Trail Blazers announced today their roster for the 2022 NBA Summer League that begins July 7 in Las Vegas.
The Trail Blazers roster features rookies Shaedon Sharpe (seventh overall pick) and Jabari Walker (57th overall pick) as well as second-year players Greg Brown III, Keon Johnson, Trendon Watford and Brandon Williams and third-year guard Didi Louzada. Portland’s Summer League entry will be coached by Trail Blazers assistant coach Steve Hetzel.
Portland’s July 7 summer opener will be played against Detroit at 9:00 p.m. PT as the second game of a nationally televised doubleheader on ESPN.
The 2022 NBA Summer League will feature all 30 NBA teams playing five games each. After their opening game, the Trail Blazers will play on Saturday, July 9 against New Orleans, Monday, July 11 against New York and Thursday, July 14 against Houston. After every team plays four games from July 7-15, the two teams with the best records from the first four games will meet in the Championship Game on Sunday, July 17 at 12:00 p.m. PT on ESPN. The tiebreak criteria to determine the participants in the Championship Game are available here. The 28 teams that do not play in the Championship Game will play a fifth game on July 16 or July 17.
All games will be played at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Fans can purchase tickets by visiting NBAEvents.com.
Portland’s full schedule and roster for the 2022 NBA Summer League are below.
Trail Blazers 2022 NBA Summer League Schedule
|Thursday, July 7||at Detroit||9:00 p.m. PT||Thomas & Mack Center (ESPN)|
|Saturday, July 9||vs. New Orleans||7:00 p.m. PT||Thomas & Mack Center (ESPN2)|
|Monday, July 11||vs. New York||8:00 p.m. PT||Thomas & Mack Center (ESPN2)|
|Thursday, July 14||at Houston||6:30 p.m. PT||Thomas & Mack Center (NBATV)|
Portland Trail Blazers 2022 NBA Summer League Roster (as of June 30, 2002 )
|4||Greg Brown III||F||6-8||200|
|56||Craig Randall II||G||6-4||185|
Trail Blazers Head Coach: Chauncey Billups
Summer League Head Coach: Steve Hetzel
Summer League Assistant Coaches: Scott Brooks, Roy Rogers, Matt Brase, Edniesha Curry, Rodney Billups, Jason Hervey, Mark Tyndale, Parker Hines, Justice Bartley, Ikenna Smart, Jason Luhnow
Summer League Guest Coaches: Xavier Albert, Ricardo Patton