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Cavaliers To Play 5 Games In Vegas Summer League

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The NBA announced the schedule for the 2010 Vegas Summer League and the Cavaliers are scheduled to play five games.

"While the NBA Summer League continues to grow, its core mission remains the same: allowing NBA teams to evaluate young talent and free agents, giving rookies the chance to get acclimated to the NBA and providing veterans a chance to fine-tune their games," said Stu Jackson, Executive Vice President of NBA Basketball Operations.

This year's event will feature the Washington Wizards, who won the top overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft. Other participating teams with top five selections in this year's draft include the Minnesota Timberwolves (fourth overall pick) and the Sacramento Kings (fifth overall). Additionally, 10 of the top 14 picks are expected to participate in Las Vegas this summer.


"NBA fans have the chance to get a sneak peek at the league's newest stars in an up close and family-friendly venue at NBA Summer League," said Gail Hunter, NBA Senior Vice President of Events and Attractions.

Teams joining the Cavaliers in Las Vegas include - Atlanta Hawks, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Clippers, Memphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat, Milwaukee Bucks, Minnesota Timberwolves, New York Knicks, Portland Trail Blazers, Sacramento Kings, San Antonio Spurs, Toronto Raptors and Washington Wizards.

Below is the Cavaliers schedule - 

Tuesday, July 13 - Cleveland vs. NBA D-League

Wednesday, July 14 - Cleveland vs. Phoenix

Friday, July 16 - Cleveland vs. Chicago

Saturday, July 17 - Cleveland vs. Miami

Sunday, July 18 - Cleveland vs. Milwaukee