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Lakers announce summer league plans, preseason schedule

The Lakers announced plans for a second summer league appearance and six preseason games on Monday.In addition to Las Vegas Summer League, in which all 30 NBA teams will participate this year, the Lakers will take part in a four-team Summer League in Sacramento that will include the Kings, Warriors and Miami Heat. The games will take place on July 2, 3 and 5, with a holiday break for the Fourth of July.It is the first year of a Summer League event in Sacramento and the games will be at the Golden 1 Center, where the Kings play their home games. Utah also hosts a small Summer League. Orlando hosted a Summer League 14 times starting in 2002 but will not have one this summer.Last season the Lakers attended only the ...