Austin Toros Announce 2011-12 Returning Players and Camp Invitees

Starting Point Guard Carldell Johnson to Return for Fifth Season

AUSTIN, TX (November 3, 2011) – The Austin Toros today announced the names of nine returning and local player tryout invitees headed to training camp prior to the start of the 2011-12 NBA D-League season. The Toros will select eight additional prospects tonight during the 2011 NBA D-League draft.

NamePositionHeightWeightFromStatus
Travis GeorgeF6'9230Los Angeles CCLocal Player Tryout
Carldell JohnsonG5'10185UABReturning
Leo LyonsF6'9235MissouriReturning
Obi MuoneloG6'5216Oklahoma StateReturning
Lance ThomasF6'8225DukeReturning
Michael WashingtonF/C6'9239ArkansasReturning
Stefan WelshG6'3185ArkansasLocal Player Tryout
Terrance WoodburyG/F6'7221GeorgiaLocal Player Tryout
Luke ZellerF/C6'11245Notre DameReturning

Fans can join Toros Head Coach Brad Jones and staff, along with the Capital City Dancers and Da Bull for the 2011 NBA D-League Draft tonight at Big Daddy’s Burgers and Bar located at 9070 Research Blvd in Austin. Selections begin at 6 p.m. and the Toros have the second pick. The draft party begins at 5:30 p.m. and is open to the public.

The Toros season tips off at home on Friday, December 2nd at 8 p.m. against the Tulsa 66ers at Cedar Park Center. Tickets are available now. For more information please call (512) 236-8333 or visit austintoros.com.