2023 California Classic Summer League

California Classic returns to Sacramento in July with expanded lineup

The 5th annual California Classic Summer League will feature the Kings, Warriors, Lakers, Hornets, Heat and Spurs.

The Sacramento Kings announced today that Golden 1 Center will host the fifth annual California Classic Summer League, presented by Ticketmaster, for players and teams preparing for NBA action. The San Antonio Spurs and Charlotte Hornets, who hold the No. 1 and No. 2 overall pick in the 2023 NBA Draft respectively, will join the Sacramento Kings, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat for an expanded Classic. Beginning July 3, the six teams will play a total of six games featuring rookies selected in the 2023 NBA Draft, sophomores and athletes competing to make NBA and G League regular season rosters.

“We are thrilled to welcome the California Classic back to Golden 1 Center with two new teams joining the exciting lineup,” said Sacramento Kings Owner and Chairman Vivek Ranadivé. “This event is the perfect kick-off to the NBA Summer League, giving fans the opportunity to watch the next generation of basketball talent and enjoy a world-class entertainment experience.”

This summer basketball celebration – Monday, July 3, and Wednesday, July 5 – will feature a triple-header matchup each day with all six teams participating. Similar to other Summer League matches, modified game play rules will be in place, including 10-minute quarters. In addition, the two days will include exciting family friendly entertainment.

Beginning tomorrow, Thursday, June 1, Kings Season Ticket Members will have early access for two-day passes covering all games at Golden 1 Center and the option to add discounted admission to Fourth on the Field at Sutter Health Park. General public will be able to purchase passes on Monday, June 5 at Kings.com/CAClassic.

Team rosters, entertainment, fan activations, broadcast information and additional ticket options will be announced at later dates.

For more information, visit Kings.com/CAClassic.