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NBA Summer League Best Bets, July 11

Written by: Christian Jope
Published July 11, 2023
22 min read

The NBA Summer League is on its fourth day, and there are six exciting matchups for fans and bettors to watch!

The stars are out as Jabari Smith Jr. matches up against Chet Holmgren when the Houston Rockets and Oklahoma City Thunder face off. Also, keep an eye out for the Charlotte Hornets as they take on the Portland Trail Blazers, where Brandon Miller will try to defeat a Blazers team without Scoot Henderson. And closing out the night will be the Wizards and Spurs, which unfortunately won't feature Victor Wembanyama.

Let's check out the bets!

NBA Summer League Best Bets July 11

Brooklyn Nets vs Milwaukee Bucks

When: 6:00 PM EST

How to Watch: ESPNU

TeamSpreadTotalMoney
Brooklyn Nets+2.5 (-110)
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O 182.5 (-110)
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+120
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Milwaukee Bucks-2.5 (-110)
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U 182.5 (-110)
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-140
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BKN Key Players: Armoni Brooks, Noah Clowney, David Duke Jr.

MIL Key Players: Marjon Beauchamp, Nico Mannion, Tacko Fall

The Brooklyn Nets aim to give the Milwaukee Bucks their first loss of the Summer League. The Nets have shown off a diverse offense, with guards Armoni Brooks and David Duke Jr. leading. Milwaukee has worked to dominate the paint, recently collecting 19 offensive rebounds en route to a nine-point win over the Suns.

Houston Rockets vs Oklahoma City Thunder

When: 6:30 PM EST

How to Watch: NBA TV

TeamSpreadTotalMoney
Houston Rockets+5.5 (-120)
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O 187.5 (-110)
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+180
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Oklahoma City Thunder-5.5 (-106)
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U 187.5 (-110)
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-230
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HOU Key Players: Jabari Smith Jr., Tari Eason, Cam Whitmore

OKC Key Players: Chet Holmgren, Cason Wallace, Jaylin Williams

Two teams with a star-led frontcourt, one of the Houston Rockets or Oklahoma City Thunder, are set to earn their first tournament loss. Jabari Smith Jr. has led a Rockets team tied for most points per game in the Las Vegas Summer League. The Thunder have earned their success on the other end, with Chet Holmgren leading a team allowing just 80.0 points per game.

Phoenix Suns vs New Orleans Pelicans

When:  8:00 PM EST

How to Watch: ESPN 2

TeamSpreadTotalMoney
Phoenix Suns+2.5 (-106)
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O 180.5 (-113)
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+140
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New Orleans Pelicans-2.5 (-120)
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U 180.5 (-113)
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-176
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PHO Key Players: Toumani Camara, Grant Sherfield, Gabe Brown

NOP Key Players: Dyson Daniels, Jordan Hawkins, E.J. Liddell

The Phoenix Suns must improve their offensive output to keep up with the New Orleans Pelicans. Phoenix squeezed out a three-point win in their last game, despite shooting 15.8% from three. The Pelicans are similarly poor from beyond the arc, but their tenacity in the paint and rim protection has helped them find success.

Portland Trail Blazers vs Charlotte Hornets

When: 8:30 PM EST

How to Watch: NBA TV

TeamSpreadTotalMoney
Portland Trail Blazers-4.0 (-110)
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O 182.0 (-110)
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-170
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Charlotte Hornets+4.0 (-110)
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U 182.0 (-110)
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+145
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POR Key Players: Scoot Henderson, Shaedon Sharpe, Michael Devoe

CHO Key Players: Brandon Miller, James Bouknight, Kai Jones

The Charlotte Hornets aim to earn their first Summer League win when facing the Portland Trail Blazers. The Trail Blazers are 1-1 so far, recently earning a win over the Spurs due to their three-point defense and rebounding ability - even though rookie star Scoot Henderson was unavailable. Despite their intensity on the glass, Charlotte has struggled mightily on the offensive end.

Chicago Bulls vs Sacramento Kings

When: 10:00 PM EST

How to Watch: ESPN 2

TeamSpreadTotalMoney
Chicago Bulls+1.5 (-111)
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O 176.5 (-113)
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+104
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Sacramento Kings-1.5 (-115)
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U 176.5 (-113)
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-128
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CHI Key Players: Dalen Terry, Javon Freeman-Liberty, Adama Sanogo

SAC Key Players: Jordan Ford, Kessler Edwards, Neemias Queta

The Chicago Bulls and Sacramento Kings aim to improve on a poor offensive showing in recent games. The Bulls' backcourt has been inefficient, with Terry and Freeman-Liberty combining to shoot 14 of 36 from the field in their last game. The Kings won the rebounding battle 40-35 in their previous game but shot just 37.3% from the field en route to their loss.

Washington Wizards vs San Antonio Spurs

When: 10:30 PM EST

How to Watch: NBA TV

TeamSpreadTotalMoney
Washington Wizards+3.0 (-110)
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O 179.5 (-110)
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+130
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San Antonio Spurs-3.0 (-110)
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U 179.5 (-110)
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-150
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WAS Key Players: Johnny Davis, Bilal Coulibaly, Patrick Baldwin Jr.

SAS Key Players: Blake Wesley, Malaki Branham, Sidy Cissoko

Two teams that own a 1-1 record so far, the Washington Wizards and San Antonio Spurs, aim to push for their second win. Forcing 23 turnovers and 34.6% three-point shooting efficiency in their last game, the Washington Wizards want to maintain their team-first effort. The Spurs project to struggle through the Summer League, especially with Wembanyama expected to be unavailable for the remainder of the tournament.

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Christian Jope is a writer, social media strategist, and data analyst. A Queen’s University Alumni, Christian is an author and social media strategist with Raptors Cage, while also working closely with MLSE and Canada Basketball through community-driven events.

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