ESPN to Carry All 67 MGM Resorts NBA Summer League Games from Las Vegas
ESPN WILL carry all 67 MGM Resorts NBA Summer League games from Las Vegas across ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3 and the ESPN App, starting Friday, July 7, and culminating with the Summer League Championship Game on Monday, July 17 at 10 p.m. on ESPN. Mark Jones and analyst Jeff Van Gundy WILL call the Championship game. A record 24 NBA teams WILL participate in the MGM Resorts NBA Summer League from Las Vegas.This Saturday, July 8, ESPN WILL televise a prime-time doubleheader featuring the top three picks in the 2017 NBA Draft. At 8:30 p.m. ET, the Los Angeles Lakers and number two draft pick Lonzo Ball WILL take on the Boston Celtics and number three draft pick Jayson Tatum. In the nightcap, the Philadelphia 76ers and number one draft pick Markelle Fultz square off against the Golden State Warriors at 10:30 p.m. Several top ESPN NBA commentators, including Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy, Mark Jackson, Mark Jones, P.J. Carlesimo, Seth Greenberg, Cassidy Hubbarth, Marc Kestecher, Alvaro Martin, and more, WILL contribute to game coverage. Additionally, The Jump, hosted by Rachel Nichols, WILL take its show on the road to Las Vegas for on-site shows. SportsCenter WILL also provide comprehensive on-site coverage, including live news reports and updates from various ESPN commentators, including Sage Steele, John Buccigross, Tim Legler, Jeff Goodman and Tom Penn. ESPN.com's NBA section WILL continue to provide breaking news reports, comprehensive analysis of free agency and Summer League results throughout July.