With the NBA regular season over just a few weeks ago, there has still been plenty going on with the league. The NBA Draft hit just last Thursday bringing talented young prospects to different rosters. Now, many players looking to show their stuff will compete in the upcoming NBA Summer League 2017 games with Orlando the first city to host action on the schedule. Among the teams that will compete in that region starting Saturday are the Miami Heat, Charlotte Hornets, and home favorite Orlando Magic.

Summer league Orlando

The Orlando Summer League schedule opens on Saturday, July 1st with four games. In the opener, the Charlotte Hornets will take on the Miami Heat at 11 a.m.

Eastern Time. That game will be followed by the Orlando Magic vs. Indiana Pacers at 1 p.m. Eastern Time and the NY Knicks vs. Dallas Mavericks at 3 p.m. Eastern Time. The day's action finishes at 5 p.m. Eastern Time when the Oklahoma City Thunder take on the Detroit Pistons.

On Sunday, July 2nd, more summer league games will take place. At 1 p.m. Eastern Time, the Knicks take on the Pistons, followed by a 3 p.m. ET meeting between Orlando and Miami. At 5 p.m. ET, the Pacers battle the Hornets. More games will be played on Monday, July 3rd through Wednesday, July 5th. The schedule for Orlando wraps up on Thursday, July 6th with Championship Day, where one of the eight teams will be crowned champs for the Orlando region.

The majority of the Orlando Summer League 2017 games will be televised on NBA TV for viewers to watch live as they happen.

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News & notes

While the Orlando Summer League showcases some of the recent draft picks from the 2017 NBA Draft, there's always a chance that some young stars may not be able to compete. Already news has come out via ESPN saying that Charlotte Hornets' No. 11 draft pick Malik Monk won't participate in summer league training or the Orlando games. The 6-foot-3 guard is said to have a sprained ankle injury he suffered during a draft workout that will keep him out of action.

In addition to the Orlando summer games, there will also be leagues for Utah and Las Vegas. The Utah League features the Celtics, Sixers, Spurs, and Jazz with games taking place on Monday, July 3rd through Thursday, July 6th. The Utah Summer League games will be shown on NBA TV. The Vegas league features pretty much the rest of the teams not involved in the other two leagues. Games start for Vegas on Friday, July 7th and run through Monday, July 17th when the Championship will be shown on ESPN at 10 p.m. Eastern Time.