Three Kentucky Wildcats saw their name called in the 2019 NBA Draft.
Now, in just a few weeks, they’ll be playing the Las Vegas Summer League, one of the league’s biggest offseason attractions.
For those that didn’t know, Tyler Herro was drafted by the Heat, PJ Washington by the Hornets and Keldon Johnson by the Spurs.
These three continued both Calipari’s streak of having a lottery pick and of having three first-round selection, both of which are extremely telling of the talent Cal recruits and development skills.
That being said, the schedule for the Las Vegas Summer League, which features all 30 teams, has been released, and it has a few pleasant surprises for Wildcat fans.
Here’s the fully released schedule.
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That’s the full schedule up until the single-elimination tournament that starts on July 12. Each team is guaranteed five games, many of which will be featured on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU or NBA TV.
For the summer league, oftentimes the league’s best teams aren’t the ones you want to watch. Teams like New York with No. 3 overall section RJ Barrett and New Orleans with a generational talent like Zion Williamson will have most of the allure for fans.
As for the Wildcats in the summer league, they won’t be seeing any of the top-three picks in their 12 combined games, but there still is reason to watch at least one game.
At the Thomas & Mack Arena, the larger of the two courts which games will be played on, PJ Washington’s Charlotte Hornets will take on Keldon Johnson’s San Antonio Spurs. This will be the only game featuring two Cats that were recently drafted.
For those wanting to watch, that game will be featured on ESPN2 and will take place at 3:30 p.m. EST.