Boys of Summer

If the NBA Finals left you wanting more basketball, you’re in luck. The league’s summer showcase of up-and-coming players returns to Las Vegas on July 9-18.

Twenty-two NBA teams—including the championship-winning Los Angeles Lakers, top pick-holders the Washington Wizards and George Maloof’s squad, fifth-round decision-makers the Sacramento Kings—compete across the Summer League’s 58-game schedule, along with the NBA Development League select team. The annual tournament is designed to help teams evaluate new prospects and veteran free agents.

The tournament involves up to eight games a day split between the Thomas & Mack Center and the Cox Pavilion. $15 student/senior, $25 adult. 739-3267,