It might be only July, but Los Angeles Lakers fans can catch their summer-league basketball team in action this month.
Time Warner Cable SportsNet will televise the Lakers’ 2013 NBA Summer League Games live. In the new tournament-style format, the Lakers will compete in three preliminary round games before being seeded in a tournament that runs through the Championship Game on July 22.
The Lakers will play at least five games this summer on Time Warner Cable SportsNet, with the first on Friday, July 12 against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Here’s a look at the games to be televised so far:
Date Time Opponent
Fri., July 12 5:00 p.m. vs. Cleveland Cavaliers
Sun., July 14 8:00 p.m.* vs. Portland Trail Blazers
Mon., July 15 5:00 p.m. vs. LA Clippers
*- tape delay
The Lakers’ additional games and television dates will be determined after the start of the tournament.
If you are looking for more Lakers coverage this summer, Time Warner Cable SportsNet also offers “Access SportsNet: Lakers,” a live, studio show that airs weekly during the off-season and keeps fans caught up on the most recent Lakers news, and “Through the Lens,” a weekly show that gives Lakers fans a look at the team’s storied history through the eyes and camera lens of long-time Lakers team photographer Andy Bernstein.