Earthquake suspends anticipated Pelicans, Knicks Summer League game

The New Orleans Pelicans' NBA Summer League clash against the New York Knicks was interrupted by an earthquake.

New York Knicks' RJ Barrett in action.   -  (Getty Images)

An earthquake interrupted play as the NBA Summer League began in Las Vegas on Friday.

During the highly anticipated New Orleans Pelicans-New York Knicks matchup, a 6.9 magnitude earthquake occurred in Ridgecrest, California – about 140 miles from Las Vegas.

 

A 6.4 magnitude quake struck California on July 4.

The impact was felt during the game.

The Pelicans were leading 80-74 when play was stopped.