SALT LAKE CITY — It's no longer called the Rocky Mountain Revue, but professional-level summer basketball is about to hit the court again for the first time since 2008.
The Utah Jazz summer league begins Monday night with two games at EnergySolutions Arena. The first is a matchup between San Antonio and Philadelphia (5 p.m.) followed by a game pitting the Jazz against the Boston Celtics (7 p.m.).
All four teams will play each other once during the summer league, which continues Tuesday and Thursday. A free FanFest will take place every game night, beginning at 4 p.m. on the arena plaza.
The Jazz, including former popular players Mehmet Okur and Antoine Carr, will conduct basketball clinics for children. The staff will also hold a clinic for coaches as part of the week's events.
JAZZ ROSTER: It's still unknown when Lyles will sign his rookie deal and begin his career with the Jazz. For now, the 19-year-old is being held out of practices while his camp and Utah work out minor details in his contract and/or the Jazz decide they will or won't make a transaction using the extra cap space available from him being unsigned.
It's also unknown whether second-year swingman Rodney Hood will play in the Jazz's summer league opener. Hood is experiencing soreness in his left shoulder and did not practice Saturday or Sunday for precautionary measures.
"I don’t think it's too bad," Jazz assistant Alex Jensen said. "We’d rather see him play in the game than in practice right now."
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