July 13, 2012
EVANSTON, Ill. -
Northwestern is represented by a pair of recent graduates at this year's NBA Summer League set to tip off Friday in Las Vegas.
John Shurna, who recently completed his collegiate career as NU's all-time leader in scoring, blocked shots and games played is competing for the Atlanta Hawks. Meanwhile, Michael Thompson, a 2011 graduate who ranks first in Northwestern history in assists, is a member of the New Orleans Hornets contingent.
The contests are being played from July 13-22 at the Thomas & Mack Center and the COX Pavilion on the UNLV campus.
Shurna's Hawks team participates in the opening game of the league as it takes on the Washington Wizards at 3 p.m. Central time on Friday. Thompson and the Hornets face off against Portland in their first game at 9:30 p.m. Central on Sunday.
All 60 of the Summer League games are being televised by NBA TV, including 39 contests live. A complete schedule for both Atlanta and New Orleans follows below.
Atlanta Hawks Schedule
Friday, July 13 - vs. Washington, 3 p.m.
Sunday, July 15 - vs. San Antonio, 7 p.m. (airs 7/16 at 11 a.m.)
Monday, July 16 - vs. Boston, 3 p.m.
Wednesday, July 18 - vs. Dallas, 7 p.m. (airs 7/19 at 3 a.m.)
Thursday, July 19 - vs. Portland, 5 p.m.
New Orleans Hornets Schedule
Sunday, July 15 - vs. Portland, 9:30 p.m.
Monday, July 16 - vs. Milwaukee, 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 18 - vs. Phoenix, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, July 20 - vs. Dallas, 9:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 21 - vs. Golden State, 5:30 p.m.
Games televised live on NBA TV unless noted. All times Central.
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