BayHawks Set Cleveland Free Agent Tryouts
ERIE, PA - September 21, 2009 - The Erie BayHawks, NBA Development League affiliates of the Cleveland Cavaliers, have set Cleveland free agent tryouts for October 17 - 18, at the Cleveland Cavaliers practice court at Quicken Loans Arena.
NBA Development League
Players interested in participating in the free agent tryout can get registration forms online at ErieBayhawks.com. A registration fee of $150, in the form of a money order or cashier’s check payable to the Erie BayHawks must accompany the completed forms and be received by October 12, 2009. For all registrations received after October 12 and at the first day of tryouts the fee will be $175.
“We’ve seen some talented players come through the tryout process,” said BayHawks head coach John Treloar. “Being in this setting at ‘The Q” (Quicken Loans Arena) in the Cavaliers practice court will make this very exciting for the players.”
Space for the tryouts is limited, interested participants should register early to guarantee their place. Hopefuls should arrive prepared to participate in team drills, individual skills work and scrimmages. BayHawks coaches and Cleveland Cavaliers staffers will be on hand for player evaluations.
For more information visit ErieBayHawks.com or contact the BayHawks office at 814-790-5600.
NBA Development League
The NBA Development League, founded in 2001, is the NBA’s official minor league and featured 16 teams with direct affiliations to NBA teams during the 2008-09 season. This Fall, two new NBA D-League teams will begin play in Portland, Maine and Springfield, Mass. -- the birthplace of basketball. Eighty-four former NBA Development League players were on 2008-09 NBA end-of-season rosters, amounting to almost 20 percent of NBA players, and the league continues to develop coaches, referees, and front office staff for the NBA and its teams. In fostering the league’s connection to the community, its teams, players and staff promote health and wellness, support local needs and interests, and assist in educational development through NBA D-League Cares programs. The NBA D-League also advances the game of basketball as the research and development arm of the NBA. Throughout the season fans can watch all NBA D-League games on NBA Futurecast, the free live Web-streaming initiative found at nba.com/futurecast.