ACC Basketball players in early Summer League action: Utah, California Classic

While the main hub for offseason basketball in the NBA takes place out in Las Vegas (July 5-15), there are two tune-up events prior: the Salt Lake City Summer League and the California Classic, which will take place in Sacramento. Both events will take place between July 1-3, and feature several recent ACC Basketball players.


Salt Lake City

Four teams will participate in the Utah-based summer league action: the Jazz, Spurs, Grizzlies and Cavaliers. Here’s a look at the ACC players who will compete for those teams in the event — on some various contract: draft picks, exhibit 10 deals, two-way deals or summer league contracts.


Cleveland Cavaliers 

  • Marques Bolden (Duke)
  • Anthony Lawrence (Miami)
  • Jaron Blossomgame (Clemson)


Utah Jazz

  • Tony Bradley (UNC)
    • Former 1st round pick, third summer league stint


Memphis Grizzlies


San Antonio Spurs


Schedule for July 1

  • 7 p.m.: Spurs vs. Cavaliers (NBA TV)
  • 9 p.m.: Grizzlies vs. Jazz (ESPN 2)

Schedule for July 2

  • 7 p.m.: Grizzlies vs. Spurs (NBA TV)
  • 9 p.m.: Cavaliers vs. Jazz (NBA TV)


Schedule for July 3

  • 7 p.m.: Cavaliers vs. Grizzlies (NBA TV)
  • 9 p.m.: Spurs vs. Jazz (NBA TV)


California Classic (Sacramento)

Similar to what’s happening in Salt Lake City, the California Classic will feature four teams playing in round robin fashion: the Heat, Lakers, Kings and Warriors. Here’s a look at the ACC players who will compete in the event, too.


Miami Heat

  • No ACC players, currently


Los Angeles Lakers


Sacramento Kings


Golden State Warriors

  • Ky Bowman (Boston College)
  • Ebuka Izundu (Miami)
  • Davon Reed (Miami)
  • Malachi Richardson (Syracuse)


Schedule for July 1

  • 9 p.m.: Heat vs. Lakers (NBA TV)
  • 11 p.m.: Warriors vs. Kings (NBA TV)


Schedule for July 2

  • 9 p.m.: Lakers vs. Warriors (ESPN 2)
  • 11 p.m.: Heat vs. Kings (NBA TV)


Schedule for July 3

  • 3 p.m.: Heat vs. Warriors (NBA TV)
  • 5 p.m.: Lakers vs. Kings (NBA TV)


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