For Immediate Release

Clippers Set 2009 NBA Summer League Roster

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:

33Sean BanksF6-821001/20/85Memphis0
5Corey BelserF6-621011/22/82San Diego0
21Dionte ChristmasG6-520509/15/86Temple0
10Eric GordonG6-321512/25/88Indiana1
32Blake GriffinF6-1025103/16/89Oklahoma0
9DeAndre JordanC6-1126507/21/88Texas A&M1
7Kyle McAlarneyG6-019507/07/87Notre Dame0
24Nik Caner-MedleyF6-824010/20/83Maryland0
54Kevinn PinkneyC6-1024512/12/79Nevada1
4Mike TaylorG6-216601/21/86Iowa State1

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

July 13:vs. Lakers5:30 PMThomas & Mack Center
July 14:vs. New Orleans7:30 PMThomas & Mack Center
July 16:vs. Memphis7:30 PMThomas & Mack Center
July 18:vs. Washington5:30 PMThomas & Mack Center
July 19:vs. Phoenix7:30 PMThomas & Mack Center