The Chinese and Croatian National Teams will join all 30 NBA teams to compete at MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2019,
marking the first time that the league will feature two international
teams. The 15th NBA Summer League will take place July 5-15 at the
Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion on the campus of the
University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Team China previously played in Las Vegas at NBA Summer League 2007. Team Croatia will make its NBA Summer League debut.
Resorts NBA Summer League 2019 will be an 11-day, 83-game competition
that opens with all 32 teams playing four preliminary games each. The
top eight teams are then seeded in a tournament, which culminates with a
Championship Game on July 15. Teams that do not qualify for the
tournament will each play a consolation game. Every team will play at
least five games and as many as seven at NBA Summer League.
year, all 30 NBA teams participated at MGM Resorts NBA Summer League
for the first time. NBA Summer League 2018 set a record for total
attendance (139,972) for the second consecutive year and matched the
single-day attendance record (17,500), which was established in 2017.