RED CLAWS DRAFT 8 IN

2009 NBA D-LEAGUE DRAFT

Paul Harris Taken in 1st Round; Maine Native Matt Clement Drafted in 8th

 PORTLAND, ME - The Maine Red Claws, presented by Quirk Chevrolet, drafted eight players in the 2009 NBA D-League Draft. The announcement was made by Red Claws President and General Manager Jon Jennings.

The Red Claws selected:                                                                         

Name                            Pos.         Hgt           Wgt         College                           How Acquired           

Paul Harris                    SF           6-6           225         Syracuse                         1st round, 8th selection

Darnell Lazare               PF           6-8           240         LSU                                2nd round, 9th selection

Frank Young                 SF           6-6           215         West Virginia                  3rd round, 8th selection

Gary Ervin                    PG          5-10         180         Arkansas                         4th round, 9th selection

Scooter McFadgon        SG          6-5           210         Tennessee                       5th round, 8th selection

Anthony Terrell             PF           6-6           230         UNC-Wilmington            6th round, 9th selection

Tony Bobbitt                 SG          6-4           205         Cincinnati                       7th round, 8th selection

Matt Clement                 F             6-7           230         Maine Maritime Acad.    8th round, 9th selection

 

“We are thrilled with our selections,” said Jennings. “All of us believe that this will be a very competitive training camp. We got the players that we wanted.”