Las Vegas Summer League 2013: Day 9 schedule, TV times and who to watch
The action continues on Saturday in the Las Vegas Summer League, as there are four quarterfinal games to play in the single-elimination tournament round. The slate of games will tip off at 4 p.m. ET with a battle between the Miami Heat and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Here's a brief look at the key players in each game on the schedule.
Miami Heat vs. Cleveland Cavaliers, 4 p.m.
Players to watch: Cleveland doesn't have 2013 top pick Anthony Bennett available in Vegas, but 2012 first-round picks Dion Waiters and Tyler Zeller lead the Cavs into the Vegas quarterfinals. Waiters scored 27 points in his last game and is averaging over 17 points in Vegas. Zeller is averaging 10.5 points and 8.3 rebounds per game around the basket. For the Heat, second-round draft pick James Ennis and free agent Myck Kabongo will continue trying to earn a spot on the roster.
Toronto Raptors vs. Phoenix Suns, 6 p.m.
Players to watch: 2011 No. 5 pick Jonas Valanciunas is showing promise for the Raptors, averaging almost 19 points and 10 rebounds per game in Vegas, though his summer may have already ended. 2012 first-round pick Terrence Ross is averaging 13.5 points and is always a player to keep an eye on for highlight plays. For Phoenix, rookie Archie Goodwin is averaging almost 12 points per game while showing he can knock down the NBA three-pointer without forcing the issue. Goodwin has made five of his seven shots from behind the arc.
Charlotte Bobcats vs. D-League Select Team, 6:30 p.m.
Los Angeles Lakers vs. Golden State Warriors, 8 p.m.
Players to watch: The Lakers look to move on in the Summer League tournament behind the solid play of Lester Hudson. The guard is averaging almost 11 points per game while making 45% of his three-point shots. Forward Marcus Landry leads the Lakers in scoring with 15.5 points per game. For the Warriors, second-year players Kent Bazemore and Draymond Green lead the way. Bazemore heads into Saturday's play averaging 18 points and six rebounds, while Green is adding 12.5 points per game.
How to watch Saturday's games
The Summer League tournament quarterfinal games will all be broadcast live on NBA TV. All of the games are also available live online with the purchase of NBA.com's Summer League Live subscription.
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