Phoenix Suns announce first NBA In-Season Tournament schedule
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — The Phoenix Suns just released details on its four-game schedule for the inaugural NBA In-Season Tournament, which kicks off in November. The Suns are set to take on the Los Angeles Lakers, Utah Jazz, Portland Trail Blazers and Memphis Grizzlies for the brand-new tournament.
The NBA In-Season Tournament includes all 30 teams, split into three five-team groups in each conference. In July, the Suns were randomly selected to play in Western Conference Group A. The tournament schedule is below:
|Friday, Nov. 10||Los Angeles Lakers||Footprint Center, Phoenix||8 p.m.|
|Friday, Nov. 17||Utah Jazz||Delta Center, Salt Lake City||8 p.m.|
|Tuesday, Nov. 21||Portland Trail Blazers||Footprint Center, Phoenix||7 p.m.|
|Friday, Nov. 24||Memphis Grizzlies||FexExForum, Memphis||3 p.m.|
After group play, eight teams will then advance to single-elimination knockout rounds followed by quarterfinals games on Dec. 4-5. From there, four teams advance to the semifinals in games that will be played on Dec. 7 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The championship game will be played in Las Vegas on Dec. 9 and the winning team will receive the first-ever NBA Cup. Specific rules and other information about the first-ever NBA In-Season Tournament can be found here.
Single-game tickets for Suns home games, including tournament dates, will go on sale at a later date. The Suns released its preseason schedule on Monday, with all five games set to be broadcast locally on Arizona’s Family and streamed on Kiswe.
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