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Preview: Hawks kickoff Summer League play vs. Celtics

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NBA Summer League is back for the Atlanta Hawks.

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The Atlanta Hawks take on the Boston Celtics Sunday afternoon in what will be their first game of NBA Summer League action in 2021. The Hawks’ Summer League roster includes both 2021 NBA Draft picks, Jalen Johnson and Sharife Cooper, and lists as follows heading into the action tomorrow (keep in mind Summer League rosters can be fluid and change game to game):

  • Jalen Johnson, F
  • Sharife Cooper, G
  • Skylar Mays, G
  • Jeremiah Martin, G
  • Justin Jaworski, G
  • Ibi Watson, G
  • Max Heidegger, G
  • DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell, F
  • Admiral Schofield, F
  • Nahziah Carter, G
  • Eric Moreland, F
  • Juwan Durham, F
  • Javin DeLaurier, F
  • Jordan Bell, F

Boston Celtics Summer League Roster

  • Carsen Edwards, G
  • Payton Pritchard, G
  • Yam Madar, G
  • Romeo Langford, G
  • Juhann Begarin, G
  • Aaron Nesmith, F
  • Dedric Lawson, F
  • Sam Hauser, F
  • K.J. Lawson, F
  • Zach Auguste, C
  • Aric Holman, C

Atlanta, who will be coached by assistant coach Matt Hill, plays four games this week overall. Based on the results of those games, they will play a fifth game either Aug. 16 or Aug. 17.

Game Info

Game Date/Time: Sunday, August 8, 4:00 pm ET

Location: Cox Pavilion, Las Vegas, NV

TV: NBA TV, NBC Sports Boston

Streaming: ESPN Plus