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Bulls announce summer league roster

Team to play in 2009 NBA Summer League presented by EA Sports in Las Vegas

Bulls announce summer league roster


James Johnson James Johnson and the Bulls will play a total of five games from July 14-19 at Cox Pavilion and the Thomas & Mack Center located on the campus of UNLV.

July 1, 2009 -- The Chicago Bulls announced today that the team will participate in the 2009 NBA Summer League presented by EA Sports in Las Vegas.

The Bulls will play a total of five games from July 14-19 at Cox Pavilion and the Thomas & Mack Center located on the campus of UNLV. Bulls first-round picks James Johnson (No. 16 overall in NBA Draft 2009) and Taj Gibson (No. 26 overall in NBA Draft 2009) highlight the roster, and will be joined by fellow Bulls Anthony Roberson, Linton Johnson III and DeMarcus Nelson.

BULLS SUMMER-CAMP ROSTER (subject to change):


No. Player Pos Ht | Wt DOB College/Country Exp.
2 Bryan Mullins G 6-2 | 190 01/13/87 Southern Illinois R
3 Josh Shipp G 6-5 | 215 02/14/86 UCLA 1
5 Anthony Roberson G 6-2 | 180 02/14/83 Florida 4
6 Chris Davis G 6-1 | 185 01/26/86 Southern R
11 Taurean Green G 6-0 | 185 11/28/85 Florida 3
14 Lorenzo Mata-Real C/F 6-8 | 230 02/27/86 UCLA R
16 James Johnson F 6-8 | 245 02/20/87 Wake Forest R
21 DeMarcus Nelson G 6-4 | 200 11/02/85 Duke 1
22 Taj Gibson F 6-9 | 225 06/24/85 USC R
25 Julius Hodge F/G 6-7 | 210 11/18/83 North Carolina State 4
32 Brandon Costner F 6-9 | 230 07/21/87 North Carolina State R
35 Tyrell Biggs F 6-8 | 235 08/07/86 Pittsburgh R
40 James Augustine F/C 6-10 | 240 02/27/84 Illinois 2
42 Nick Lewis F/C 6-11 | 240 04/20/83 San Diego R
44 AD Vassallo F/G 6-6 | 215 04/21/86 Virginia Tech R
50 Luke Zeller C 6-11 | 240 04/07/87 Notre Dame R
54 Linton Johnson III F 6-8 | 205 06/13/80 Tulane 6

HEAD COACH: Vinny Del Negro
SUMMER LEAGUE HEAD COACH/ASSISTANT COACH: Bob Ociepka
ASSISTANT COACHES: Bernie Bickerstaff, Pete Myers, Mike Wilhelm, Nick Nurse (Iowa Energy)
ASSISTANT COACH/PLAYER DEVELOPMENT: Dave Severns
ADVANCE SCOUT: Chris Thomas
HEAD ATHLETIC TRAINER: Fred Tedeschi
ASSISTANT ATHLETIC TRAINER: Jeff Tanaka
STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACH: Erik Helland
ASSISTANT STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACH: Joshua Bonhotal
EQUIPMENT MANAGER: John Ligmanowski
VIDEO COORDINATOR: Adam Tatalovich

2009 CHICAGO BULLS NBA SUMMER LEAGUE SCHEDULE


Date Time Opponent Location
July 14 5:00 p.m. Golden State Cox Pavilion
July 15 3:00 p.m. Milwaukee Cox Pavilion
July 17 5:30 p.m. Oklahoma City Thomas & Mack Center
July 18 3:00 p.m. New York Cox Pavilion
July 19 3:00 p.m. Minnesota Cox Pavilion