The Houston Rockets will return to Las Vegas this summer to participate in the NBA Summer League.
As per Rockets.com:
The 24-team field at NBA Summer League 2016 is composed of 11 playoff teams from the 2015-16 NBA season, 12 teams with lottery picks in NBA Draft 2016 and an NBA Development League Select Team. Teams will compete in three preliminary round games from July 8-12 before being seeded in a tournament that starts on July 13 and concludes with the Championship Game on July 18. Each team is guaranteed to play at least five games.
Like every season the Rockets are guaranteed a minimum of three games in the tournament. The first occurs on opening day of the event July 8th as the Rockets take part in a triple header. Their first opponent is the Atlanta Hawks. Their next two games occur on July 10th versus the Sacramento Kings and July 11th versus the NBA D-League Select Team.
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For full information on the event visit rockets.com
Although fans can expect to see rookies and current younger players, the finalized roster has not been confirmed. Once it is, SCS will post it for your perusal, and so you can look up any unknown players stats and familiarize yourselves with them.
Also unknown at this stage is whether Mike D’Antoni will man the sidelines in an effort to implement his new schemes and familiarize himself with the young Rockets players.
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