MSU NBA Summer League primer – Friday, July 8
Published 2:55 pm Friday, July 8, 2022
LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Mississippi State men’s basketball has nine players with the opportunity to shine at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas fromJuly 7-17 at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion.
Garrison Brooks (New York Knicks), Tyson Carter (Phoenix Suns), Aric Holman (Houston Rockets), Iverson Molinar (Milwaukee Bucks), Reggie Perry (Los Angeles Clippers), D.J. Stewart Jr. (San Antonio Spurs), Craig Sword (Washington Wizards), Quinndary Weatherspoon (Golden State Warriors) and Robert Woodard II (San Antonio Spurs) are all in action over the 11-day event.
The nine players in the 2022 NBA Summer League are tied for the second-most among SEC schools.
The ESPN family of networks (ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU) along with NBA-TV will televise all of action from Las Vegas. All 75 games will be streamed courtesy of the ESPN app. Fans can access a full TV schedule, box scores, game recaps and statistics online at www.NBA.com/summer-league/2022.
What’s On Tap: Friday’s Schedule
Pool Play – July 7-15; Championship Play – July 16 & 17
All Times Central
Friday, July 8
4 p.m. (NBA-TV) – San Antonio Spurs (Stewart Jr. & Woodard II) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers
6 p.m. (NBA-TV) – Milwaukee Bucks (Molinar) vs. Brooklyn Nets
7 p.m. (ESPN2) – New York Knicks (Brooks) vs. Golden State Warriors (Weatherspoon)
9 p.m. (ESPN2) – Phoenix Suns (Carter) vs. Los Angeles Lakers
Notable Summer League Performances – Las Vegas
Thursday, July 7: Aric Holman was a spark off the bench for the Houston Rockets with eight points fueled by a pair of three-pointers in their opener versus the Orlando Magic. He also secured two blocks and two rebounds over 14 minutes of action.
Notable Summer League Performances – California Classic
Tuesday, July 5: Quinndary Weatherspoon scored a team-leading 14 points and added three rebounds for Golden State during his lone appearance at the California Classic.
The Mississippi State Athletic Ticket Office is accepting new season ticket deposits for just $50 for the upcoming the 2022-23 season. A new season ticket deposit will provide purchasers with the opportunity to secure their spot inside The Hump immediately following season ticket renewals. Current season ticket holders will receive a renewal later this summer.
Mississippi State’s 2022-23 non-conference schedule features a SEC/Big 12 Challenge matchup with TCU, a consensus top 25 preseason pick, on Saturday, January 28 at Humphrey Coliseum. The Bulldogs also have a return trip slated at Minnesota in December. State is joined by Georgia Tech, Marquette and Utah at the 2022 Fort Myers Tipoff from November 21-23.
The Maroon and White also has learned its 2022-23 SEC opponents. State will take on 2022 NCAA Tournament participants Alabama and Tennessee along with Missouri, Ole Miss and South Carolina in home-and-home series. The Bulldogs also will play host to Florida, Kentucky, LSU and Texas A&M at Humphrey Coliseum.
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