Get ready for an exciting week of basketball with the Salt Lake City Summer League! Join us on July 3rd, 5th and 6th at Delta Center in Salt Lake City, Utah for an unforgettable experience featuring the Utah Jazz, Memphis Grizzlies, Oklahoma City Thunder and Philadelphia 76ers.
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The Salt Lake City Summer League showcases rookies selected in the NBA Draft competing in their first NBA games. Sophomores, select free agents, and athletes compete to make NBA and G League regular season rosters. Participating teams play in a round-robin game showcase where one is crowned the winner on the event's final day.
Summer basketball events in Utah first started in 1990 as the Rocky Mountain Revue. This event was held on and off until 2008. The first Salt Lake City Summer League was held in 2015. Over the years, participating teams in the SLC Summer League have included the Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Memphis Grizzlies, Oklahoma City Thunder, San Antonio Spurs and Utah Jazz. The highest three-day attendance was 33,884 in 2018, with a single-day record of 12,047 on July 5, 2018.
Past notable Utah Summer League players include Tim Duncan, Dirk Nowitzki, Steve Nash, Tony Parker and Kevin Durant in the start of their NBA careers. Jazz notables like Andrei Kirilenko, Deron Williams, Paul Millsap and Carlos Boozer have also participated in Utah Summer League events.
Last year’s Salt Lake City Summer League featured the debuts of No. 2 overall pick Chet Holmgren (Oklahoma City) and Rookie of the Year finalist Jalen Williams (Oklahoma City), while other past notable participants include current Defensive Player of the Year Jaren Jackson Jr. (Memphis), and NBA All-Stars Donovan Mitchell (Cleveland), Ben Simmons (Brooklyn), Jayson Tatum (Boston), and Trae Young (Atlanta).
The Jazz will also play in the NBA Summer League at the Thomas & Mack Center on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. All 30 NBA teams will be playing five games apiece during the 10-day, 75-game event.
Delta Center is located just west of downtown Salt Lake City, approximately 15 minutes from the Salt Lake International Airport. Situated at 301 West South Temple, just two blocks from the Salt Palace Convention Center, Utah's premiere entertainment destination is within walking distance from downtown hotels, restaurants and Temple Square.
Home to the largest inland lake in the western United States, Salt Lake City is rich with natural history. In fact, there are five National Parks located within a 5-hour drive of the city limits. The capital of Utah is also known for its pioneer and Native American history. The valley first settled by Latter-day Saint immigrants in 1847 is now home to a thriving and diverse metropolis.
Need a place to stay cool, out of the summer heat? Maybe a break from basketball? The Natural History Museum houses over a million biological objects and specimens. Come to study dinosaurs, the Great Salt Lake, Native American culture and art. There’s even a pond/stream area where kids can play and learn about bugs.
Located less than an hour’s drive from Delta Center, Antelope Island is also home to a variety of birds, deer, bobcats, coyotes, and American Bison. The park features many paved roads for scenic driving, trails to bike, overlooks for picture-taking, and a marina mostly for kayakers and sailboats. Entrance fees run approximately $15 per vehicle per day, $3 for cyclists and pedestrians.
After a long day of watching basketball at Delta Center, there’s no better place to stretch out your legs than just a few blocks East at City Creek Mall in downtown Salt Lake City. Home to many shops and restaurants, City Creek is a picturesque shopping center featuring a beautiful fountain that is perfect for visiting during the summertime. Fast food, sushi, chocolate sweets, and healthy options; City Creek Mall’s dining options are endless.
Known for the best snow on earth, many don’t consider Park City, Utah a summer destination. But there’s more to the resort town than it’s world-class ski resorts. Less than a 45-minute drive from Delta Center in downtown SLC, Park City is the epitome of summertime fun with many activities to choose from. Park City Mountain Resort features a Mountain Coaster with speeds up to 25 mph. The resort also is home to the Alpine Slide; one of the longest slides in the world, ziplines, and mountain biking trails.
All rosters are subject to change.
Rosters will be available soon