With Draft complete, 17 players will battle for 10 roster spots

BOISE, Idaho (November 3, 2006) Ė The Idaho Stampede announce their returning and allocation players as assigned by the NBA Development League. In addition, the Stampede announce the signing of one player from the free agent camp held in October.

Assigned players from last seasonís squad are forward Ricardo Sanchez, center Eric Chenowith, and guards Randy Livingston and David Jackson. Allocation players are based on region of the country where each player attended college, the NBA Development League assigned forward Jermaine Blackburn and center Lance Allred to the Stampede roster. Free agent guard Shantay Legans made the Training Camp Roster from an open tryout camp in October.

Jackson led the Stampede in scoring last season, playing in 40 games and averaging 21.0 points per game, he also shot 46% from three-point range. Livingston played in only 13 games all season for the Stampede, but was devastating at the point guard position, averaging a double-double with 15.5 points and 12.7 assists per game. Chenowith also averaged a double-double as last season he snagged 12.7 rebounds and put up 12.0 points per contest. Sanchez, the 35th pick in the 2005 NBA Draft, averaged 8.0 points and 3.6 rebounds.

Blackburn is also a returning player, but was allocated by the NBA Development League to the Stampede because he played at Boise State University. During last season with the Stampede, he averaged 10.0 points and 4.6 rebounds. Allred averaged 14.8 points and 9.1 rebounds per game during his two-year career at Weber State, while earning All-Big Sky Conference honors his senior season. He spent last season playing in France and Spain, finishing the year in Spainís LEB2 League and averaging 15.0 points and 7.2 rebounds in ten games.

Legans finished his senior season at Fresno St. averaging 15.0 points, nearly three rebounds and 5.6 assists per game in 29 contests.

Training Camp is set to begin on Sunday, November 12 with practices at the Boys & Girls Club in Garden City, ID. The Stampede will have to cut their roster to ten players before the start of their regular season, Friday, November 24 vs. the Colorado 14ers.

Shantay LegansG5-1017507/30/1981Fresno State
Randy LivingstonG6-420904/02/1975Louisiana State
Mike EfevberhaG6-419508/22/1984Cal St.-Northridge
David JacksonG6-521009/21/1978Oregon
Ronell TaylorG6-518007/26/1982UAB
Sam DaghlasG6-520009/18/1979Midwestern State
JT WilliamsF6-619011/07/1983McNeese State
Dexter LyonsF6-622510/25/1981Central Florida
Clifton LeeF6-722009/14/1983Northwestern State
Jermaine BlackburnG/F6-721002/08/1983Boise State
Duke Freeman-McKameyF6-924504/24/1980Fordham
Eddie RobinsonF6-921004/19/1976Central Oklahoma
Jeff GravesF6-927509/30/1981Kansas
Lance AllredF6-1024002/02/1981Weber State
Ricardo SanchezF7-022007/06/1987IMG Academy HS (FL)
Eric ChenowithC7-127503/09/1979Kansas
Peter John RamosC7-329005/23/1985Puerto Rico

The Idaho Stampede franchise is entering its ninth season as a new member of the NBA Development League, and an affiliate of the Utah Jazz and Seattle SuperSonics. Individuals and businesses interested in season tickets starting at only $175 should call (208) 388-4667 or visit for more information about the upcoming season.