The Dallas Mavericks fell to 0-2 in the NBA2K23 Summer League in Las Vegas after their loss to the Jazz on Monday night. They did not find their offense until the fourth quarter, but it was just too late as Utah grabbed a one-point win.
The Mavericks are back in action on the second night of a back-to-back against the Phoenix Suns on July 12. The Suns have split their two games in Vegas, including a dominating 20-point win over the Lakers. Louis King and Isaiah Wainwright are leading the way for the summer league Suns as they look to hand Dallas their third straight loss.
Jaden Hardy struggled on Monday night, and he will be looking to bounce back against the Suns. What should fans expect from the 20-year-old? Here is a look at how to watch Tuesday’s game and some predictions for the contest.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Phoenix Suns Las Vegas Summer League: How to watch
Start time: 10:00 p.m. CT or 11:00 p.m. ET
How to watch: NBA TV (national)
Watch online: Watch ESPN, ESPN app, Mavs.com (local market)
Dallas Mavericks vs. Phoenix Suns Las Vegas Summer League predictions
Jaden Hardy bounces back massively as he goes off for 30 points on Tuesday night. The 20-year-old gets going downhill as he scores eight points in the paint and finds his way to the line as the Mavericks get their first summer league win.
A.J. Lawson again plays a key role as he goes for 18 points, seven rebounds, and three steals. He has been the Mavericks' best player in Las Vegas, and his streak of impressive performances moves to three on July 12.
Jared Dudley is taking over as head coach for game three and fans will have to stay up late to watch the Dallas Mavericks face the Phoenix Suns. It will be worth it as Hardy looks to bounce back and find his jumper. Do not miss it.