RENO BIGHORNS SELECT BOZEMAN IN D-LEAGUE DRAFT
November 4, 2011
RENO, Nev.- The Reno Bighorns, affiliate of the Sacramento Kings, Memphis Grizzlies and Atlanta Hawks, selected Cedric Bozeman with the 20th overall selection in the NBA D-League Draft.
Bozeman comes to the Bighorns boasting NBA experience, playing 23 games (5 starts) for the Atlanta Hawks during the 2006-2007 season. He has previously played 62 games in the D-League where he averaged 18 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists. During the UCLA 2003-2004 season, Bozeman started every game (28), led the Pac-10 in assists (5.5 apg) and led the Bruins in minutes (33.7 mpg).
The Bighorns also selected guard Donald Sims (Appalachian State) in the fourth round. Sims holds six all-time records at Appalachian State including points, three-pointers and free throw percentage.
Bighorns finished out the draft by choosing Augustine Okosun (Northwood), Roderick Flemings (Hawaii), Calvin Haynes (Oregon State), Bobby Howard (Montana State), Joseph Kennerly III (Central Oklahoma) and Reuben Clayton (Tennesee-Martin) 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 at 7pm.
Season and group tickets are on sale today. Fans can get more information by calling (775) 284-2NBA or by visiting RenoBighorns.com.