AUSTIN, Texas July 6 – Former Austin Toros point guard, Cheyne Gadson will participate in the 2007 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas starting today as part of the San Antonio Spurs roster. Gadson (Oklahoma State) joined the Toros midseason and averaged 15 points, 4 rebounds and 35 minutes.
The Spurs summer league roster also includes current Spurs guard/forward James White, who played 15 games with the Toros during the 2006-07 season. This past season, 19 NBA teams assigned 24 players to D-League rosters, and 14 NBA teams called-up 16 players (‘Gatorade Call-ups’) while 31 D-League alumni participated in the NBA Playoffs.
NBA Summer League games in Las Vegas will be played at the Cox Pavillion and the Thomas & Mack Center on UNLV’s campus. Games will be webcasted live on nba.com. The Spurs are scheduled to play July 6-14, today’s game against Philadelphia starts at 3 p.m.
Designed to help grow the sport of basketball both domestically and internationally, the D-League offers NBA-quality basketball and fun, family entertainment at affordable prices. For Toros season and group ticket information call the Toros office at (512) 236-8333 or visit austintoros.com.