Moses Kingsley will begin his professional career with the Minnesota Timberwolves, joining the team’s roster for the 2017 MGM Resorts NBA Summer League in Las Vegas.
The Wolves open their summer league slate with a contest against the Toronto Raptors on July 8 at the Thomas & Mack Center. The game will be televised on NBA TV.
Kingsley helped lead Arkansas to the seventh-most wins in program history in 2016-17 with a record of 26-10 that included a trip to the SEC Tournament championship game and the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
From July 7-17, a record 24 NBA teams will participate in the 11-day, 67-game league which culminates in a tournament-style format to crown the MGM Resorts NBA Summer League Champion. Teams will compete in three preliminary games beginning on July 7, before being seeded in a tournament that leads to the Championship Game on July 17. Each team will play at least five games in Las Vegas.
This summer marks the 11th MGM Resorts NBA Summer League in Las Vegas appearance for the Wolves (2006-10, 2012-17) where they are 25-30 all-time. A year ago the Wolves went 4-4 in Summer League play, including rattling off four tournament wins in five days to reach the Title Game.
ESPN will present all 67 games from Las Vegas across ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and the ESPN App, including 35 on its linear television channels. In total, 63 games from Las Vegas will air across ESPN and NBA TV’s linear channels – a Summer League record.