The Dallas Mavericks will join the rest of the league at the Las Vegas Summer League, which begins on July 7. The annual event is back, and it gives fans their first look at all the latest draft picks. Headlining the opening night will be a game between the Rockets and Magic that features the number one pick in Thursday’s draft versus the number three selection.
The Mavs do not currently have a selection in this year’s draft. They dealt their second-round pick to Washington in the deadline day trade that saw Kristaps Porzingis swapped for Spencer Dinwiddie and Davis Bertans. Dallas sent their first-round pick to Houston to acquire Christian Wood in a yet-to-be finalized trade. The Mavericks will have to fill their summer league roster with undrafted rookies and veterans looking for a chance to break through.
The NBA released the full schedule on June 20, and here is a look at the Mavericks' first four games, plus what will happen after those contests.
Dallas Mavericks Las Vegas Summer League schedule released
The Mavericks open their summer league slate on July 8 against the Chicago Bulls at 3:00 p.m. CT. Below is a look at their first four games.
July 8, 2022: Mavericks vs. Bulls at Thomas & Mack Center- 3:00 p.m. CT on ESPNU
July 11, 2022: Mavericks vs. Jazz at Cox Pavilion- 9:00 p.m. CT on NBA TV
July 12, 2022: Mavericks vs. Suns at Cox Pavilion- 9:30 p.m. CT on ESPN
July 14, 2022: Mavericks vs. Bucks at Cox Pavilion- 7:00 p.m. CT on ESPN
Dallas is guaranteed to play at least one more game before the event ends on July 17. How they perform will determine who they face in their final contest.
MFFLs should tune in to summer league action because the Mavericks are likely to fill their two two-way contracts with players on their roster in Las Vegas. Theo Pinson is set to move to the team’s 15-man roster, which means Dallas will have at least one new two-way player next season.
The Las Vegas Summer League is always an exciting event that sees players and executives from all 30 NBA teams meet up. The stars might not be in action, but fun basketball and stories will come out of Vegas, so be sure to tune in.