June 2019 Basketball Wiretap

Zion Williamson, RJ Barrett Matchup To Open Summer League

Jun 22, 2019 1:45 AM

The New Orleans Pelicans and New York Knicks will meet on the first day of the Las Vegas summer league, matching up former Duke teammates Zion Williamson and RJ Barrett. 

All 30 NBA teams will feature in the showcase, along with the Chinese and Croatian national teams. 

Summer league begins on July 5th.


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John Beilein To Coach Cavaliers In Salt Lake Summer League

Jun 13, 2019 2:28 PM

John Beilein will coach the Cleveland Cavaliers at Summer League in Salt Lake City.

Most NBA head coaches allow their assistant coaches to handle Summer League, but he has no prior NBA experience.

David Blatt similarly coached the Cavaliers' Summer League team in 2014 as a newly appointed head coach with no prior NBA experience.

It is not yet determined who will coach the Cavaliers in Las Vegas.

Chris Fedor/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Tags: Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA, NBA Summer League