111 Former D-Leaguers In NBA Training Camps

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2008 – One hundred eleven players with NBA Development League experience over the last seven seasons are on 2008-09 NBA training camp rosters, including 65 who were on an NBA D-League roster during the 2007-08 season.

“It is great to see more than 100 players with NBA D-League experience currently showcasing their skills in NBA training camps,” said Chris Alpert, Vice President of Basketball Operations and Player Personnel for the NBA D-League. “All of these former NBA D-League players are proving themselves to be top NBA prospects as they compete for NBA roster spots.”

The Sioux Falls Skyforce lead the way among NBA D-League teams with ten former players on 2008 NBA training camp rosters.

The Houston Rockets top NBA teams with seven players with NBA D-League experience currently vying for roster spots.

Following is the list of former D-League players on 2008-09 NBA training camp rosters:

Player
NBA Team
Last D-League Team (season)
Pos.
Ht.
Wt.
College
Boston Celtics
Bakersfield (assigned 07-08)
C
7-0
249
Bradley
Boston Celtics
Utah (assigned 07-08)
G
6-4
170
USC

Charlotte Bobcats
Sioux Falls (06-07)
F
6-9
245
DePaul
Charlotte Bobcats
Iowa (assigned 07-08)
G
6-4
211
Michigan State
Charlotte Bobcats
Roanoke (04-05)
G
6-6
212
Notre Dame
Charlotte Bobcats
Sioux Falls (assigned 07-08)
F/C
6-10
230
Alabama
Charlotte Bobcats
Fort Worth (assigned 06-07)
F
7-0
230
UCLA
Charlotte Bobcats
Idaho (06-07)
G
6-5
193
UAB
Charlotte Bobcats
Austin (07-08)
F
6-7
205
Arizona

Chicago Bulls
Colorado (07-08)
F
6-9
250
Virginia
Chicago Bulls
Iowa (assigned 07-08)
F
6-8
216
Syracuse
Chicago Bulls
Arkansas (06-07)
F
6-6
225
Illinois
Chicago Bulls
Iowa (assigned 07-08)
F
6-9
235
North Carolina State
Chicago Bulls
Austin (07-08)
G
6-2
185
Memphis

Cleveland Cavaliers
Idaho (07-08)
C
6-11
250
Weber State
Cleveland Cavaliers
Tulsa (07-08)
C
6-7
209
LSU
Cleveland Cavaliers
Anaheim (06-07)
F
6-9
220
North Carolina

Dallas Mavericks
Tulsa (assigned 05-06)
F
6-8
240
LSU
Dallas Mavericks
Fort Worth (Assigned 06-07)
G
6-0
175
Northeastern
Dallas Mavericks
Albuqurque (07-08)
G
6-3
190
Oklahoma State
Dallas Mavericks
Florida(Assigned 05-06)
G
6-8
200
Gulf Shores Academy

Denver Nuggets
Fayetteville (01-02)
G
6-10
228
Blinn J.C.
Denver Nuggets
Bakersfield (07-08)
G
6-2
188
Michigan State
Denver Nuggets
Tulsa (assigned 07-08)
F
6-11
245
Nevada
Denver Nuggets
Fort Wayne (07-08)
G/F
6-6
210
Duke
Denver Nuggets
Florida (04-05)
G
6-4
180
Fordham

Detroit Pistons
Fayetteville (assigned 05-06)
G
6-5
185
Pepperdine
Detroit Pistons
Roanoke (06-07)
G
6-0
185
Georgia Tech
Detroit Pistons
Sioux Falls (Assigned 06-07)
F
6-9
210
Westchester HS
Detroit Pistons
Fort Wayne (Assigned 07-08)
C
7-1
245
Senegal

Golden State Warriors
Fort Worth (06-07)
G
6-5
220
Kentucky
Golden State Warriors
Rio Grande Valley (07-08)
G
6-2
175
Tennessee
Golden State Warriors
Dakota (06-07)
C
6-10
260
Wyoming

Houston Rockets
Mobile (02-03)
G
6-2
175
Fresno State
Houston Rockets
Rio Grande Valley (assigned 07-08)
G
6-0
161
Oregon
Houston Rockets
Anaheim (07-08)
C
7-0
280
Mississippi State
Houston Rockets
Colorado (06-07)
F
6-6
240
Rice
Houston Rockets
Albuquerque (05-06)
F
6-6
238
Kentucky
Houston Rockets
Albuquerque (Assigned 07-08)
G
6-5
201
Maryland
Houston Rockets
Colorado (06-07)
G
6-5
210
Florida State

Indiana Pacers
Sioux Falls (06-07)
F
6-6
215
Oklahoma State
Indiana Pacers
Idaho (assigned 07-08)
F
6-10
240
Duke

Los Angeles Clippers
Asheville (01-02)
G
6-3
180
Syracuse
Los Angeles Clippers
Dakota (07-08)
G
6-4
195
Arkansas
Los Angeles Clippers
Los Angeles (07-08)
F
6-10
245
UCLA
Los Angeles Clippers
Tulsa (assigned 07-08)
G
6-6
230
North Carolina
Los Angeles Clippers
Rio Grande Valley (Rio Grande Valley assigned 07-08)
F
6-10
220
Marquette
Los Angeles Clippers
Idaho (07-08)
G
6-2
166
Iowa State

Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles (assigned 06-07)
G
6-2
180
UCLA
Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles (assigned 07-08)
G
6-5
215
Boise State
Los Angeles Lakers
Iowa (07-08)
G
6-5
220
Louisiana-Lafayette

Memphis Grizzlies
Idaho (07-08)
F
6-8
205
Michigan

Miami Heat
Iowa (assigned 07-08)
C
6-9
245
UNLV
Miami Heat
Tulsa (assigned 05-06)
G
6-5
215
UNC-Charlotte
Miami Heat
Iowa (assigned 07-08)
G
6-5
205
Ohio State
Miami Heat
Arkansas (2005-06)
G
6-6
205
Florida
Miami Heat
Florida (assigned 2005-06)
G
6-9
210
Leuzinger HS

Milwaukee Bucks
Albuquerque (2006-07)
F
6-8
210
UCLA
Milwaukee Bucks
Fort Wayne (2007-08)
G
6-5
170
Valparaiso
Milwaukee Bucks
Utah (2007-08)
G
6-2
185
UNLV
Milwaukee Bucks
Tulsa (assigned 2007-08)
G
6-3
190
Nevada

Minnesota Timberwolves
Dakota (2007-08)
G
6-2
190
Missouri State
Minnesota Timberwolves
Sioux Falls (assigned 2007-08)
F
6-9
265
Florida

New Jersey Nets
Tulsa (assigned 2007-08)
G
6-5
212
Michigan State
New Jersey Nets
Colorado (2007-08)
G
6-0
190
Weber State
New Jersey Nets
Utah (2007-08)
F
6-6
200
Louisiana-Lafayette
New Jersey Nets
Albuquerque (2007-08)
G
6-7
210
North Carolina State
New Jersey Nets
Mobile (2002-03)
F
6-6
230
DePaul
New Jersey Nets
Dakota (2006-07)
G/F
6-6
225
Arizona State

New Orleans Hornets
Fayetteville (02-03)
G/F
6-5
210
Texas San Antonio
New Orleans Hornets
Iowa (07-08)
C
6-11
245
Michigan

New York Knicks
Arkansas (06-07)
G
6-2
195
Florida

Oklahoma City Thunder
Sioux Falls (07-08)
F
7-1
240
Iowa State
Oklahoma City Thunder
Tulsa (05-06)
G
5-11
165
Oklahoma State
Oklahoma City Thunder
Idaho (assigned 07-08)
C
7-0
230
Senegal

Orlando Magic
Anaheim (Assigned, 07-08)
F
6-11
240
Poland
Orlando Magic
Mobile, (01-02)
G
6-3
195
College of Charleston
Orlando Magic
Albuquerque (Assigned, 06-07)
F
6-11
251
Saint Joseph's
Orlando Magic
Fort Wayne (07-08)
G
6-7
195
Delta State
Orlando Magic
Huntsville (02-03)
G
5-10
180
Rice

Philadelphia 76ers
Los Angeles (06-07)
G
6-4
216
Texas Tech
Philadelphia 76ers
Sioux Falls (06-07)
F
6-8
245
Iowa
Philadelphia 76ers
Sioux Falls (07-08)
F
6-8
220
Temple
Philadelphia 76ers
Albuquerque (07-08)
F
6-10
240
Southern
Philadelphia 76ers
Fort Worth (assigned 06-07)
G
6-1
175
South Gwinnett HS

Phoenix Suns
Colorado (06-07)
F
6-9
238
UNLV
Phoenix Suns
Fayetteville (02-03)
F
6-7
226
UCLA
Phoenix Suns
Bakersfield (07-08)
G
6-6
215
Jackson State
Phoenix Suns
Sioux Falls (06-07)
G
6-2
184
Miami
Phoenix Suns
Albuquerque (assigned 07-08)
F
6-9
205
Wisconsin

Portland Trail Blazers
Idaho (2007-08)
F
6-7
215
Oregon
Portland Trail Blazers
Idaho (07-08)
G
6-2
175
Southern Illinois
Portland Trail Blazers
Fort Worth (assigned 2005-06)
G/F
6-7
235
Seattle Prep HS

Sacramento Kings
Anaheim (2007-08)
F
6-9
225
Fresno State
Sacramento Kings
Sioux Falls (2007-08)
F
6-7
215
Washington
Sacramento Kings
Roanoke (2003-04)
C
7-0
225
Nebraska

San Antonio Spurs
Rio Grande Valley (07-08)
G
6-5
220
USC
San Antonio Spurs
Los Angeles (07-08)
G
6-7
212
Hampton
San Antonio Spurs
Austin (assigned 07-08)
C
6-11
230
France
San Antonio Spurs
Iowa (07-08)
C
6-8
240
Creighton
San Antonio Spurs
Fort Worth (05-06)
G
6-5
220
Portland State
San Antonio Spurs
Iowa (07-08)
C
6-11
258
Syracuse

Toronto Raptors
Fort Worth (2005-06)
G
6-8
205
Meridian CC

Utah Jazz
Utah (Assigned 2007-08)
G
6-6
225
Rice
Utah Jazz
Utah (Assigned 2007-08)
C
7-1
288
Ukraine
Utah Jazz
Utah (2007-08)
F
6-10
220
Utah
Utah Jazz
Dakota (2007-08)
F
6-9
294
Temple
Utah Jazz
Bakersfield (2006-07)
G
6-2
182
Syracuse
Utah Jazz
Idaho (Assigned 2006-07)
F
6-6
220
Skyline HS

Washington Wizards
Roanoke (Assigned 2005-06)
F
6-11
260
South Kent HS
Washington Wizards
Austin (2007-08)
F
6-9
215
Cincinnati