Cleveland Debuts in NBA Summer League This Weekend
Former Southeast Missouri guard Antonius Cleveland will make his NBA Summer League debut with the Portland Trail Blazers this weekend. The Trail Blazers open their Las Vegas Summer League schedule against the Utah Jazz Saturday. Tip-off is scheduled for 5 p.m., CT, at Cox Pavilion. That game will be televised live on ESPNU. Portland then faces Boston at Thomas & Mack Arena Sunday(7:30 p.m., ESPN2) and concludes its pre-tournament slate against San Antonio Tuesday (3 p.m., NBA TV). Cleveland, one of four undrafted players on Portland's roster, worked out for seven different teams before agreeing to a Summer League deal with the Trail Blazers. The others included the Boston Celtics, Brooklyn Nets, Charlotte Hornets, Minnesota Timberwolves, Utah Jazz and Toronto Raptors. Portland drafted former Gonzaga center Zach Collins (10th overall pick, acquired from Sacramento) and former Purdue forward Caleb Swanigan (26th overall pick). Former Ohio Valley Conference and Tennessee State guard Patrick Miller is also on the team.
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