FAZEKAS HIGHLIGHTS BIGHORNS TRAINING CAMP ROSTER
November 8, 2011
RENO, Nev.- The Reno Bighorns, affiliate of the Sacramento Kings, Memphis Grizzlies and Atlanta Hawks, have announced that Nick Fazekas will return to the team for the 2011-2012 season.
Last year’s number one overall pick in the NBA D-League Draft, Fazekas started the first 12 games of the season, averaging 14 points and 7 rebounds. He left the team midway through the season due to injuries. A former University of Nevada standout, Fazekas was drafted by the Dallas Mavericks in 2007.
The 2011-2012 training camp roster:(Name, Position, Height, Weight, College, Status)
Blake Ahearn, G, 6-2, 190, Missouri St.,Acquired in trade
Christopher Ayer, C/F, 6-10, 230, Loyola Maramount, Acquired in Trade
Cedric Bozeman, G/F, 6-6, 215, UCLA, Draft pick
Reuben Clayton, G, 6-3, 180, Tennesee-Martin, Local tryout
Chris Davis, G, 6-3, 190, Southern, Returning player
Nick Fazekas, C, 6-11, 235, Nevada, Returning player
Roderick Flemings, G, 6-7, 210, Hawaii Draft pick
Zachary Graham, G, 6-6, 210, Ole Miss Local tryout
Calvin Haynes, G, 6-2, 185, Oregon St., Draft pick
Bobby Howard, F, 6-7, 220, Montana St. Draft pick
Brent Jennings, F, 6-5, 210, Southern Polytechnic, Local Tryout
Chris Matthews, G, 6-4, 205, Saint Bonaventure, Local Tryout
Taj McCullough, F, 6-7, 225, Winthrop, Acquired
Augustine Okosun, F, 6-11, 240, Northwood, Draft pick
Donald Sims, G, 6-1, 170, Appalachian St., Draft pick
Doug Thomas, F, 6-9, 240, Iowa, Returning player
Dwight Thorne, G, 6-3, 185, Colorado, Local Tryout
The Bighorns tip off their regular season on the road on Friday, Nov. 25, when the team visits the Bakersfield Jam, affiliate of the Los Angeles Clippers, Phoenix Suns and Toronto Raptors. The team will return to Reno to host its first home game of the season against the Jam at the Reno Events Center on Friday, Dec. 2.
Season and group tickets are on sale today. Fans can get more information by calling (775) 284-2NBA or by visiting RenoBighorns.com.