Mavericks: What to watch for as Dallas face the Sixers in summer league
By Tyler Watts
The Dallas Mavericks are in Las Vegas and ready to kick off their summer league slate on Monday afternoon. Tyrell Terry leads the charge as Dallas looks to make some noise at the annual event.
Their first opponent is the Philadelphia 76ers. Tyrese Maxey leads Philly’s charge, and the Sixers have a talented roster behind him. Expect Rayjon Tucker, Isaiah Joe, Filip Petrusev, Paul Reed, Jaden Springer, and Charles Bassey to all play key roles for the 76ers in Las Vegas.
Fans should tune in and watch Monday’s game because they will get their first glimpse at how head coach Jason Kidd is planning to run things. Find out more on that and how to watch the contest here.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Philadelphia 76ers in summer league: How to watch
Start time: Aug. 9 at 3:00 p.m. CT or 4:00 p.m. ET
How to watch: NBA TV
Watch online: NBA League Pass
Dallas Mavericks vs. Philadelphia 76ers in summer league: Injury updates
The Mavs 12-man roster is healthy and ready for summer league. 2020 first-round pick Josh Green has not yet arrived in Las Vegas and will not play on Monday afternoon. He was representing Australia in the Olympics and helped the Boomers bring home a bronze medal. The other 11 will be eager for their first action in Vegas.
The Sixers are fully healthy and ready for their summer league opener.
News is sometimes hard to come by leading into a summer league contest, so be sure to check Twitter just before tipoff for all the latest.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Philadelphia 76ers in summer league storyline to watch: Mavs sets
Mavericks summer league head coach Greg St. Jean talked about getting the young talent acclimated to the team’s new system during their mini-camp. It will be an on-the-go version of what the team plans to run on both ends of the floor this season. Fans should tune in to see what is different between Carlisle’s teams in recent years.
Tyrell Terry and Nate Hinton will both be looking to put on shows on Monday afternoon. The Mavericks also have their second two-way contract available. Whoever impresses during the Las Vegas Summer League is likely to grab the spot, so every player will be competing hard for that opportunity. Please tune in and enjoy the game.