Cavaliers Announce Summer League Roster

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CLEVELAND, OH - July 10th, 2009 - The Cleveland Cavaliers have assembled a summer league team of free agents, young veterans and Cavaliers 2009 draft picks Christian Eyenga (30th overall) and Danny Green (46th overall) to participate in the 2009 NBA Summer League, Cavaliers General Manager Danny Ferry announced today.

The 2009 NBA Summer League will be held July 10-19 in Las Vegas, NV with the Cavaliers playing a five-game schedule at the COX Pavilion and Thomas & Mack Center on the campus of the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the Cavaliers will compete in the League.

The Cavaliers will open summer league play with back-to-back games on Saturday, July 11th against the NBA Champion Los Angeles Lakers and Sunday, July 12th versus the Milwaukee Bucks. In their only game at the Thomas & Mack Center, the Cavs take on the Washington Wizards on July 14th. Cleveland will close summer league by playing on two consecutive days, facing off against the Dallas Mavericks on July 16th and the Detroit Pistons on July 17th.
The Cavaliers summer league game schedule and roster are listed below.

CAVALIERS GAME SCHEDULE
Saturday, July 11 LA Lakers vs. Cavaliers 3:00 p.m. PST COX Pavilion
Sunday, July 12 Milwaukee vs. Cavaliers 7:00 p.m. PST COX Pavilion
Tuesday, July 14 Washington vs. Cavaliers 3:30 p.m. PST Thomas & Mack
Thursday, July 16 Dallas vs. Cavaliers 5:00 p.m. PST COX Pavilion
Friday, July 17 Detroit vs. Cavaliers 1:00 p.m. PST COX Pavilion

CAVALIERS ROSTER
NO PLAYER POS HGT WGT BIRTHDATE FROM DRAFT YRS PRO
15 Christian Eyenga G/F 6-5 210 6/22/89 Congo ’09 R
5 Jamont Gordon G 6-4 225 3/16/87 Mississippi State ’08 R
14 Danny Green G/F 6-6 210 6/22/87 North Carolina ’09 R
35 David Harrison C 7-0 280 8/15/82 Colorado ’04 4
9 Robert Hite G 6-2 185 1/12/84 Miami ’06 1
00 Darnell Jackson F 6-9 253 11/7/85 Kansas ’08 1
8 Tarence Kinsey G 6-6 189 3/21/84 South Carolina ’06 3
26 Leo Lyons F 6-9 244 5/25/87 Missouri ’09 R
6 Maureece Rice G 6-1 225 3/14/84 George Washington ’08 R
31 Jawad Williams F 6-9 220 2/19/83 North Carolina ’05 1

HEAD COACH Chris Jent
ASSISTANT COACHES Bryant Moore
Lloyd Pierce
John Treloar
David Vanterpool
Neal Meyer
Steve Hetzel
   
ATHLETIC TRAINER Mike Mancias
   
ASSISTANT COACH /
STRENGTH & COND. COORD.
Stan Kellers