Syracuse, NY – The Boeheim Brothers will make their NBA Summer League debut at the Detroit Pistons on their first day of action in Las Vegas tonight.
Buddy Boheim, who signed a two-way deal with the Pistons after the NBA draft, and Jimmy Boheim, who agreed a summer deal with the club, are on Detroit’s roster to enter the team’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers tonight at midnight ET. . The game will be broadcast on ESPN.
The Boeheim brothers played together at Syracuse last year for Hall of Fame’s father, Jim. Buddy led the ACC with 19.2 points per game, while Jamie, who played three years at Cornell before moving to Syracuse, averaged 13.7 points and 6.2 rebounds per game.
Buddy Boeheim’s two-way deal means he will split the 2022-23 season between Detroit and the Pistons’ Motor City Cruise.
Thursday’s late game against Portland is the first of four games the Pistons will play in Las Vegas before moving on to the Summer League playoffs.
Detroit will play the Washington Wizards on Saturday at 6 p.m. That game will be on ESPN2.
Then on Tuesday, the Pistons will play the Indiana Pacers game on NBA TV at 9 p.m. Finally, the Pistons and the Cleveland Cavaliers will play on Thursday, July 14th at 5:30 p.m. This game will also be on TSN.
The summer league qualifiers begin on Saturday, July 16th.
Cole Swider will be the former Syracuse striker in Las Vegas. Swider signed a two-way deal with the Los Angeles Lakers.
The Lakers have already played three games in the California Summer League in San Francisco. Swider averaged 11.3 points and made nine out of 15 3-point attempts. The Lakers’ first game in Vegas will be against the Phoenix Suns on Friday at 10 p.m. on ESPN2.
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