You won’t have to purchase NBA Summer League Live to watch every game in Las Vegas. Instead, ESPN will supplement NBATV coverage by adding games to ESPN3.
In a press release (via Zap2It), ESPN will broadcast nearly every game live on their digital service that NBATV won’t be broadcasting. Here’s the schedule:
|Fri, Jul 11||8:30 p.m.||Golden State Warriors vs. Charlotte Hornets||ESPN3|
|10:30 p.m.||NBA D-League Select Team vs. New Orleans Pelicans||ESPN3|
|Sat, Jul 12||6:30 p.m.||Dallas Mavericks vs. Minnesota Timberwolves||ESPN3|
|8:30 p.m.||Chicago Bulls vs. Los Angeles Clippers||ESPN3|
|10 p.m.||Houston Rockets vs. Miami Heat||ESPN3|
|Sun, Jul 13||6:30 p.m.||Atlanta Hawks vs. NBA D-League Select Team||ESPN3|
|8:30 p.m.||Portland Trail Blazers vs. Houston Rockets||ESPN3|
|10:30 p.m.||Washington Wizards vs. Minnesota Timberwolves||ESPN3|
|Mon, Jul 14||6:30 p.m.||San Antonio Spurs vs. New Orleans Pelicans||ESPN3|
|8:30 p.m.||Miami Heat vs. Los Angeles Clippers||ESPN3|
|10:30 p.m.||Utah Jazz vs. Milwaukee Bucks||ESPN3|
|Tue, Jul 15||6:30 p.m.||Miami Heat vs. Washington Wizards||ESPN3|
|8:30 p.m.||Utah Jazz vs. Denver Nuggets||ESPN3|
|Wed, Jul 16||6:30 p.m.||#12 Seed vs. #21 Seed (Game 40)||ESPN3|
|8:30 p.m.||#14 Seed vs. #19 Seed (Game 42)||ESPN3|
|10:30 p.m.||#16 Seed vs. #17 Seed (Game 44)||ESPN3|
|Thu, Jul 17||6:30 p.m.||#5 Seed vs. Winner of Game 40 (Game 48)||ESPN3|
|8:30 p.m.||#3 Seed vs. Winner of Game 42 (Game 50)||ESPN3|
|10:30 p.m.||#1 Seed vs. Winner of Game 44 (Game 52)||ESPN3|
|Fri, Jul 18||4:30 p.m.||Loser of Game 39 vs. Loser of Game 40 (Game 54)||ESPN3|
|6:30 p.m.||Loser of Game 43 vs. Loser of Game 44 (Game 56)||ESPN3|
|8:30 p.m.||Loser of Game 47 vs. Loser of Game 48 (Game 58)||ESPN3|
|10:30 p.m.||Loser of Game 51 vs. Loser of Game 52 (Game 60)||ESPN3|
The quarterfinals, semifinals, and final will be archived on ESPN3, but it will not be shown live. All of those games can be seen live on NBATV, however.
Sage Steele will host desk coverage beginning on Monday. She’ll be joined by P.J. Carlesimo, Avery Johnson, Tom Penn, and Chris Broussard throughout the week.
The NBA is getting quite a bit of coverage nationally during the offseason, and it looks like it will continue up until the season begins with free agency, the NBA Summer League, and the upcoming FIBA world championships in August.
Better yet, for those that have access to ESPN3, they’ll be able to watch all the former Cyclones compete live.