Hawks learn upcoming Summer League matchups

The Hawks are scheduled to play five games during NBA Summer League action next month in Las Vegas.

Credit: Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com

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The Hawks are scheduled to play five games during NBA Summer League action next month in Las Vegas.

Credit: Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com

The Hawks will be back in action next month, playing five games during NBA Summer League action in Las Vegas.

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Each of the league’s 30 teams will participate in the event, which runs July 7-17, and the Hawks will face the Jazz on July 9 (7:30 p.m., NBA TV) in their summer opener. The two teams with the best record after four games will advance to the championship game July 17.

The remaining 28 teams will play a fifth game July 16 or 17. The Hawks have not made an appearance in the championship game since it was introduced in 2013.

Here’s a look at the Hawks’ first four games (all times Eastern):

- July 9 vs. Utah (7:30 p.m., NBA TV)

- July 11 vs. New Orleans (9:30 p.m., NBA TV)

- July 12 vs. Miami (7 p.m., NBA TV)

- July 14 vs. San Antonio (3 p.m., ESPN2)