NBA Summer League 2019: Earthquake postpones anticipated Pelicans, Knicks game

first_imgExact moment earthquake hit Las Vegas. #Pelicans David Griffin no doubt felt it.— Garland Gillen (@garlandgillen) July 6, 2019The Jumbotron speakers are swaying— Paolo Uggetti (@PaoloUggetti) July 6, 2019Shooting the #Knicks vs #Pelicans game in #Vegas and an #earthquake shook the entire arena mid-game. #SummerLeague— Ben Walton (@benwalton_nyk) July 6, 2019OK the Pelicans vs Knicks NBA Summer League game has stopped because of an earthquake tremor here in Las Vegas. Everybody is running out of the arena. The Jumbotron is swaying in this clip. Wow. #ShookOnes 😳— Dana Scott (@iam_DanaScott) July 6, 2019IDK WHAT JUST HAPPENED IM SHOOK YOU— Katy Winge (@katywinge) July 6, 2019The Pelicans were leading 80-74 when play was stopped.Precautionary measures were also taken during the Spurs-Magic game, which was suspended after the third quarter, and the Suns-Nuggets contest was postponed. A 6.4 magnitude quake struck California on July 4.The Pelicans (80) Knicks (74) game has been postponedTBA if and when they will finish the game#SummerPelicans— New Orleans Pelicans (@PelicansNBA) July 6, 2019The impact was visibly felt during the game. Mother Nature interrupted play as the NBA Summer League began in Las Vegas on Friday.During the highly anticipated Pelicans-Knicks matchup, a 7.1 magnitude earthquake occurred in Ridgecrest, California — about 140 miles from Las Vegas.last_img

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