Kings Announce 2016 NBA Summer League Roster
SACRAMENTO, CA - The Sacramento Kings today announced the team’s roster for the 2016 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas from July 8-18 at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Sacramento will play at least five games, beginning with its first contest on Friday, July 8 against the Toronto Raptors at 7:00 p.m. PDT at Cox Pavilion. The Kings next game will be on Sunday, July 10 versus the Houston Rockets at 3:30 p.m. at the Thomas & Mack Center. The final preliminary game for Sacramento will take place on Monday, July 11 at 7:00 p.m. against the New Orleans Pelicans at Cox Pavilion.
This summer’s event will again feature the tournament-style format first debuted in 2013 that will crown the NBA Summer League Champion on Monday, July 18. The 24 teams – 23 NBA teams and one NBA Development League Select team – will compete in three preliminary round games from July 8-12 before being seeded in a tournament running through the Championship Game on July 18. Each team is guaranteed to play at least five games.
The team will provide comprehensive coverage of Summer League on Kings.com. For all-access Kings Summer League content, stay current with, Twitter.com/SacramentoKings, Facebook.com/SacramentoKings, Instagram.com/SacramentoKings and the team’s Snapchat account: SacramentoKings.
ESPN will present all 67 games from Las Vegas across ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNU and WatchESPN. In total, ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU will broadcast 25 games, including all four quarterfinal games, both semifinal games and the Championship Game on Monday, July 18 at 6 p.m. PDT at the Thomas & Mack Center. Fans can also log on to ESPN3, where all 67 games will be live-streamed. NBA TV will televise 30 games.
Tickets for NBA Summer League are on sale now. Fans can purchase tickets by visiting NBATickets.com.
|1||Friday||July 8||vs. Toronto||7:00 p.m.||Cox Pavilion|
|2||Sunday||July 10||vs. Houston||3:30 p.m.||Thomas & Mack Center|
|3||Monday||July 11||vs. New Orleans||7:00 p.m.||Cox Pavilion|
|4 & 5||TBD after seeding|
|00||Willie Cauley-Stein||C||7-1||242||8/18/93||Kentucky/Sacramento Kings/USA||1|
|26||Duje Dukan||F||6-10||218||12/04/91||Wisconsin/Sacramento Kings/Croatia||1|
|70||Arturas Gudaitis||C||6-10||254||06/19/93||BC Lietuvos rytas/Lithuania||R|
|17||Josh Hagins||G||6-1||180||03/17/94||Arkansas-Little Rock/USA||R|
|33||Ricky Ledo||G||6-7||197||09/10/92||Providence/Reno Bighorns/USA||2|
|93||Luka Mitrovic||F||6-8||200||03/21/93||Crvena Zvezda/Serbia||R|
* Roster as of July 5 and subject to change
Head Coach: Dave Joerger (College – Moorhead State)
Assistant Coaches: Elston Turner (College – Ole Miss), Bryan Gates (College – Boise State), Jason March (College – Florida State), Duane Ticknor (College – South Dakota), Nancy Lieberman (College – Old Dominion)
Advance Scout/Assistant Coach: Dan Hartfield (College – Wisconsin-Green Bay)
Director of Sports Medicine: Pete Youngman (College - Ithaca)
Head Athletic Trainer: Manny Romero (College - Loyola Marymount)
Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach: Ramsey Nijem (College – UC Santa Barbara)