Pelicans announce summer league roster, mini-camp information

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Zion Williamson

NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Pelicans today announced its roster and mini-camp schedule ahead of the MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2019 in Las Vegas.

The Pelicans will hold a mini-camp from July 2-4 on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Assistant Coach Fred Vinson will serve as head coach of the Pelicans’ Summer League team.

New Orleans will begin summer league play on July 5 with a primetime matchup at the Thomas & Mack Center with the New York Knicks on ESPN, followed by games against the Washington Wizards on ESPN, Chicago Bulls on NBA TV, and Cleveland Cavaliers on ESPN2 at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 6, 8, and 10, respectively, before beginning the single-elimination tournament.

For the second consecutive year, every MGM Resorts NBA Summer League game will air live on television, with ESPN networks and NBA TV combining to televise a record number of games. For the third consecutive year, ESPN will present every game from Las Vegas via the ESPN App, along with 43 games on its linear television networks (ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU).

In addition to television coverage, all Pelicans Summer League games will be broadcast on the team’s new radio flagship station, ESPN New Orleans 100.3 FM.

Tickets for MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2019 are on sale now. Fans can purchase tickets by visiting NBATickets.com.

SUMMER LEAGUE ROSTER:

No.PlayerPos.Ht.Wt.BornCollege/CountryLast Team Played For  
20Jalen AdamsG6-319512/11/1995Connecticut/USAConnecticut Huskies (NCAA)
41Javon BessG/F6-622004/01/1996St. Louis/USASt. Louis Billikens (NCAA)
5Trevon BluiettG6-521511/04/1994Xavier (OH)/USANew Orleans Pelicans (NBA)
0Tony CarrG6-520410/11/1997Penn State/USAPallacanestro Cantu (Italy)
45Zylan CheathamF6-822011/17/1995Arizona State/USAArizona State Sun Devils (NCAA)
24Aubrey DawkinsG6-620505/08/1995UCF/USAUCF Knights (NCAA)
14Makoto HiejimaG6-319208/11/1990JapanBrisbane Bullets (Australia)
15Frank JacksonG6-320503/23/1998Duke/USANew Orleans Pelicans (NBA)
32London PerrantesG6-219010/03/1994Virginia/USACholet Basket (France)
42Luke PetrasekF6-1020808/17/1995Columbia/USAGreensboro Swarm (NBA G League)
34Kenrich WilliamsF6-721012/02/1994Texas Christian/USANew Orleans Pelicans (NBA)
1Zion WilliamsonF6-728507/06/2000Duke/USADuke Blue Devils (NCAA)
35Christian WoodC6-1121609/27/1995UNLV/USANew Orleans Pelicans (NBA)

SUMMER LEAGUE SCHEDULE

DateEventTime *TVLocation
Friday, July 5Game #1 vs. Knicks8:30 p.m.ESPNThomas & Mack Center
Saturday, July 6Game #2 vs. Wizards9:00 p.m.ESPNThomas & Mack Center
Monday, July 8Game #3 vs. Bulls8:30 p.m.NBA TVThomas & Mack Center
Wednesday, July 10Game #4 vs. Cavaliers6:30 p.m.ESPN2Thomas & Mack Center
Friday, July 12Consolation RoundTBDTBDThomas & Mack/COX Pavilion
Saturday, July 13Consolation/QuarterfinalsTBDTBDThomas & Mack/COX Pavilion
Sunday, July 14Semifinals TBDESPN2Thomas & Mack Center
Monday, July 15Championship8:00 p.m.ESPN2Thomas & Mack Center
* Central time
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