Victor Wimpanyama’s summer NBA debut may come in Sacramento

News agencyMay 31, 2023, 07:39 PM ET2 minutes to read

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Denver – Victor Wimpanyama’s summer NBA debut may come in Sacramento.

The San Antonio Spurs, who received the No. 1 pick in the June 22nd draft and is widely expected to pick Wimpanyama, are among six teams that will play in the Sacramento California Classic, one of the smaller summer leagues that precedes the one in . In which all the NBA teams participate in Las Vegas.

Also in the California Classic: Charlotte Hornets, who earned the second overall draft pick. The Spurs and Hornets will open their schedule in Sacramento against each other, which means the No. 1 and No. 2 teams in the draft could face off in the Summer League opener — just not in Las Vegas.

“This event is the perfect start to the NBA Summer League, giving fans the opportunity to witness the next generation of basketball talent and enjoy a world-class entertainment experience,” said Kings owner Vivek Ranadive.

The event begins in Sacramento on July 3, or four days before the event in Las Vegas. San Antonio plays Charlotte in Sacramento on July 3, and the other games that day were Miami vs. Los Angeles Lakers and Golden State vs. Kings.

On July 5, Golden State plays Charlotte, San Antonio plays the Lakers and Miami plays Sacramento.

The NBA Summer League begins in Las Vegas on July 7.

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