AUSTIN, TX (November 1, 2012) – The Austin Toros today announced the names of 10 returning, affiliate and local tryout invitees headed to training camp prior to the start of the 2012-13 NBA D-League season. The group of 10 includes 2012 NBA D-League MVP Justin Denton, three with NBA experience (Dentmon, Head, Weaver) and three who participated in the San Antonio Spurs training camp this year (Green, Wilkerson, Witherspoon). The Toros will select seven additional prospects during the 2012 NBA D-League draft Friday night.
|Tre Kelley||G||6-0||188||South Carolina||Returning|
|Anthony Thompson*||F||6-10||220||Bradley||Local Tryout|
|Kyle Weaver||G||6-6||201||Washington State||Returning|
Fans can join Toros new Head Coach Taylor Jenkins and staff, along with returning players Justin Dentmon, Jamarr Sanders, and Aubrey Coleman for the 2012 NBA D-League Draft Friday, Nov. 2nd at Big Daddy’s Burgers and Bar located at 9070 Research Blvd in Austin. Selections begin at 6pm and the Toros have the 15th pick. The draft party begins at 5:30pm and is free and open to the public.
The Toros home opener is Saturday, December 1st at 7:30pm against the Idaho Stampede at Cedar Park Center. For ticket information, please visit austintoros.com or call (512) 236-8333. Season and group tickets are available now. Single game tickets go on sale November 2nd.