NBA Summer League 2022: Who are the Australians and NBL players playing in the Summer League?

The 2022 NBA Summer League is scheduled to begin Friday, July 8 (AEST) in Las Vegas.

All 30 teams will be featured, with draft picks keen to impress their new teams while a variety of players keen to snag a roster spot with an NBA team or a G-League roster.

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This year’s edition of the Summer League will feature six Australians and several players with NBL connections.

Below is the list of players and the teams they will compete for.

Australians in the 2022 NBA Summer League
player team position HT WT hometown
Josh Giddey Oklahoma City Thunder G 6-8 210 Melbourne, VI
DysonDaniels Pelicans from New Orleans G 6-8 210 Bendigo, Vic
Luke Travers Cleveland Cavaliers f 6-7 207 Perth, WA
Jack White Denver nuggets f 6-7 225 Traralgon, VIC
Makur Maker Chicago Bulls C 6-11 236 South Sudan, Perth WA
Akoldah Gak Chicago Bulls f 6-11 200 Sydney, NSW
  • Following his impressive rookie season, Giddey will compete alongside his young Thunder teammates in Las Vegas.
  • Dyson Daniels will be playing for the Pelicans after being picked the No. 8 in the 2022 NBA Draft.
  • Perth Wildcat Luke Travers will join the Cleveland Cavaliers Summer League team after being picked with the No. 56 pick in the 2022 NBA draft.
  • Fresh from an NBL championship with the Sydney Kings, Makur Maker will be playing for the Chicago Bulls in Vegas.
  • Jack White will play for the Denver Nuggets in Vegas after a strong NBL season in which he averaged career-high points, rebounds and shots.
NBL players in NBA Summer League 2022
player team position HT WT NBL team
Hugo Beson Milwaukee Bucks G 6-6 180 New Zealand Breakers (2022)
Ousmane Dieng Oklahoma City Thunder G 6-10 205 New Zealand Breakers (2022)
Justinian Jessup Warriors of the Golden State G 6-7 202 Illawarra Hawks
Yudai Baba Warriors of the Golden State G 6-5 198 Melbourne United
Vic law Utah jazz G 6-7 200 Perth wildcats
  • Jessup has spent the last two seasons in the NBL after being selected, but he was a 51st-pick warrior in the 2020 NBA draft. In 2021-22, he averaged 13.3 points, 3, 30 games in 2021-22 8 rebounds and 1.6 assists.
  • Besson spent last season with the Breakers under the Next Stars program, averaging 13.9 points, 3.9 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 19 games before being selected with the 58th pick overall.
  • Dieng, another NBL Next Star, played for New Zealand alongside Besson. He averaged 8.8 points with 39.8 percent shooting from the 3-point line. He was drafted 11th overall in the 2022 NBA Draft and will play alongside Josh Giddey and the Thunder.

*Additional players will be added to the roster, with Thunder, Suns, Raptors and Wizards yet to announce their Summer League rosters

Here’s how to watch every Las Vegas Summer League game

When: Friday 8th July – Monday 18th July (AEST)

Where: Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion, Las Vegas

Channels: ESPN Family of Networks | NBA TV

Stream: NBA League Pass

NBA 2K23 Summer League games will be played at the Thomas & Mack Center and the Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas. All 30 NBA teams will participate and play five games each.

Games will be broadcast on NBA League Pass in Australia.

2022 Las Vegas Summer League schedule

After each team has played four games, the two teams with the best records will go head-to-head in the championship game on Monday, July 18. The other 28 teams will play their final games on July 17th and 18th.

Friday, July 8th

Game Time (AEST)
Rockets vs Magic 12 o’clock
Trailblazers vs Pistons 14 o’clock

Saturday July 9th

Game Time (AEST)
Mavericks vs Bulls 6 o’clock in the morning
Spurs against cavaliers 7 o’clock in the morning
Hornets vs Pacers 8 o’clock
nets against bucks 9 am
Warriors vs. Knicks 10 am
Nuggets vs Timberwolves 11 clock
Suns vs Lakers 12 o’clock

Sunday 10 July

Game Time (AEST)
Raptors vs 76s 5:30 in the morning
Magic vs Kings 6 o’clock in the morning
Celtics vs Heat 7:30 a.m
Pistons vs. Wizards 8 o’clock
Hawks vs. Jazz 9:30 am
Thunder vs Rockets 10 am
Clippers versus grizzlies 11:30 a.m
Pelicans vs Trailblazers 12 o’clock

Monday 11 July

Game Time (AEST)
pacemaker against kings 5 am
76ers vs Nets 5:30 in the morning
Bulls vs. Knicks 7 o’clock in the morning
Wizards against suns 7:30 a.m
Nuggets vs Cavaliers 9 am
Warriors vs Spurs 9:30 am
Timberwolves vs Grizzlies 11 clock
Hornets vs Lakers 11:30 a.m

Tuesday 12th July

Game Time (AEST)
Pelicans versus Falcons 8 o’clock
Missiles against Spurs 9 am
Bucks versus Celtics 10 am
Magic vs Thunder 11 clock
Mavericks vs Jazz 12 o’clock
Knicks versus Trailblazer 13 o’clock

Wednesday July 13th

Game Time (AEST)
Bulls vs Raptors 7 o’clock in the morning
Grizzlies vs Nets 8 o’clock
Hawks against heat 9 am
Celtics vs Warriors 10 am
Piston vs Pacemaker 11 clock
Suns vs Mavericks 12 o’clock
Lakers vs. Clippers 13 o’clock

Thursday 14 July

Game Time (AEST)
Timberwolves versus bucks 6 o’clock in the morning
Cavaliers vs Hornets 7 o’clock in the morning
Wizards vs Pelicans 8 o’clock
Raptors vs Jazz 9 am
Kings vs. Thunder 10 am
Heat vs 76ers 11 clock
Nuggets vs Clippers 12 o’clock

Friday 15 July

Game Time (AEST)
Falcons vs Spurs 5 am
Grizzlies vs Celtics 5:30 in the morning
Bulls vs Hornets 7 o’clock in the morning
Cavaliers vs Pistons 7:30 a.m
Mavericks vs Bucks 9 am
Curtsy vs Magic 9:30 am
Nets against timber wolves 11 clock
Trailblazers vs Rockets 11:30 a.m

Saturday 16 July

Game Time (AEST)
Clippers vs. Jazz 7 o’clock in the morning
76ers versus nuggets 8 o’clock
Thunder vs Warrior 9 am
Kings vs Suns 10 am
Pacer vs. Wizard 11 clock
Heat vs. Raptors 12 o’clock
Lakers vs Pelicans 13 o’clock

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