Lakers to make sixth Las Vegas Summer League NBA appearance

If only the Lakers could make sure what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.

They will make their sixth NBA Summer League appearance in Sin City from July 12-22 carrying an all-time record of 8-18 dating back to 2004. Then again, the Lakers haven’t exactly touted plenty of prospects in these games.

They haven’t carried a first-round pick in the regular season since Javaris Crittenton in 2007. Barring a trade, the Lakers will only have the 48th pick in this year’s NBA Draft. But it would provide a good stomping guard for promising albeit undeveloped players such as Darius Morris, Andrew Goudelock and Robert Sacre to receive playing time.

All 22 teams will play at least five games before receiving a seed on July 16 for a single-elimination tournament through July 22.

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