Clippers Set 2009 NBA Summer League Roster

For Immediate Release
Second year players Eric Gordon, DeAndre Jordan, and Mike Taylor will be joined by Blake Griffin, the first pick in this year’s NBA Draft, to form the nucleus of the Los Angeles Clippers’ entry in the 2009 NBA Summer League, presented by EA SPORTS.

The league will be comprised of 21 NBA teams competing from July 10-19 at two venues in Las Vegas; the Cox Pavilion and the Thomas and Mack Center, both on the campus of the University of Nevada Las Vegas.

The team will hold a three day mini-camp at the Los Angeles Clippers Training Center in Playa Vista on July 10th, 11th and 12th prior to leaving for Las Vegas on July 12th. The Clippers roster and schedule for the 2009 NBA Summer League are listed below:

# Player POS HT WT BORN FROM YRS.
PRO
33 Sean Banks F 6-8 210 01/20/85 Memphis 0
5 Corey Belser F 6-6 210 11/22/82 San Diego 0
21 Dionte Christmas G 6-5 205 09/15/86 Temple 0
10 Eric Gordon G 6-3 215 12/25/88 Indiana 1
32 Blake Griffin F 6-10 251 03/16/89 Oklahoma 0
9 DeAndre Jordan C 6-11 265 07/21/88 Texas A&M 1
7 Kyle McAlarney G 6-0 195 07/07/87 Notre Dame 0
24 Nik Caner-Medley F 6-8 240 10/20/83 Maryland 0
54 Kevinn Pinkney C 6-10 245 12/12/79 Nevada 1
4 Mike Taylor G 6-2 166 01/21/86 Iowa State 1

Summer League Head Coach: Kim Hughes, Wisconsin
Assistant Coach: Fred Vinson, Georgia Tech
Head Athletic Trainer: Jasen Powell, Cal Poly Pomona

2009 LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS NBA SUMMER LEAGUE SCHEDULE
July 13: vs. Lakers 5:30 PM Thomas & Mack Center
July 14: vs. New Orleans 7:30 PM Thomas & Mack Center
July 16: vs. Memphis 7:30 PM Thomas & Mack Center
July 18: vs. Washington 5:30 PM Thomas & Mack Center
July 19: vs. Phoenix 7:30 PM Thomas & Mack Center