June 21st 2022 at 6:50pm CST by Dana Gauruder
The Las Vegas Summer League will have 75 games spanning 11 days, the league announced in a press release, and the first day could bring some extra attention. The Magic, who own the No. 1 pick, will face the Rockets, who have the No. 3 pick in Thursday’s draft. The Summer League will feature all 30 NBA teams playing five games apiece.
We have more from around the basketball world:
- An emergency protective order filed last month against Rajon Rondo by the mother of his two children in Louisville, Kentucky has been dismissed, according to ESPN. The protective order, which was filed on May 13, was dismissed on Thursday after the “parties reached an agreement.” In the request for the protective order, the woman alleged Rondo threatened her with a gun and said that she feared for the safety of her children.
- The Lakers’ moves to help LeBron James and Anthony Davis get back to championship contention, and Deandre Ayton‘s landing spot are among the 10 questions hovering over this offseason, Tim Bontemps of ESPN writes.
- ESPN’s Bobby Marks (Insider link) takes a comprehensive look at key dates this offseason, including qualifying offer deadlines, contract guarantee dates, and team/player option deadlines.