D-FENDERS ACQUIRE LOS ANGELES NATIVE GABE PRUITT

December 2, 2009

El Segundo, CA- The Los Angeles D-Fenders announced today that Gabe Pruitt, who was waived in November due to injury, is healthy and able to play. In an effort to make room for Pruitt on the roster, the D-Fenders have waived shooting guard, Charlie Parker.

Pruitt, a point guard from USC attended the 2009 D-Fenders training camp as an allocation player. Pruitt was waived due to injury on November 17. The Los Angeles native finished his three year career with the Trojans ranked 27th all-time in scoring with 1,102 points. Pruitt was drafted in 2007 by the Boston Celtics and was assigned to Bostonís NBA D-League affiliate during the 2007-08 season. He was waived by the Celtics during the summer of 2009 before joining the New York Knicks for the 2009 pre-season. He was then waived prior to the start of the 2009-10 NBA season.