Vipers Announce Tryouts in Houston and RGV
September 24, 2013
MCALLEN, Texas – The NBA Development League Rio Grande Valley Vipers today announced the open tryout dates for the 2013-14 season. Prospective players can attend tryout sessions in the Rio Grande Valley on Oct. 13 or in Houston on Oct. 20.
Rio Grande Valley Sunday, Oct. 13, noon (on-site registration at 11:30 a.m.) State Farm Arena Hidalgo, Texas Early registration forms should be submitted by Friday, Oct. 11Houston Sunday, Oct. 20, 3:30 p.m. (on-site registration at 3 p.m.) Toyota Center Practice Facility Early registration forms should be submitted by Friday, Oct. 18
Prospective Players are encouraged to pay an early registration fee of $150 prior to tryouts or a $200 fee the day of tryouts. Payments can be made in advance by calling the Rio Grande Valley Vipers at 956-972-1144 or by stopping by the Vipers Pro Shop at 4500 N. 10th St. at Uptown Plaza in McAllen. Those paying in advance can pay by cash, cashier’s check, certified check or credit card. Those paying at the tryout must pay by cash, cashier’s check or certified check.
Early registration forms and payments should be submitted by Friday, Oct. 11 for RGV tryouts and Friday, Oct. 18 for Houston tryouts. This year’s registration, release and health information authorization forms can be found above. Completed forms should be emailed to the Vipers basketball operations staff at firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions, please contact the RGV Vipers directly at 956-972-1144.
For more information about the RGV Vipers upcoming season and ticket information, visit www.rgvipers.com.
The two-time champion Rio Grande Valley Vipers are the NBA Development League affiliate of the NBA Houston Rockets. The Vipers won the NBA Development League Championship in 2010 and 2013. In 2013, the Vipers were also named the NBA Development League Development Champions, which recognizes the team that best embodies the NBA D-League’s goals of developing NBA-caliber basketball talent via call-ups and assignments. The NBA Development League is the NBA’s official minor league, preparing players, coaches, officials, trainers, and front-office staff for the NBA while acting as the league’s research and development laboratory. Featuring 14 teams with direct affiliations to NBA franchises, the league offers professional basketball at an affordable price in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. Thirty percent of players in the NBA at the end of the 2012-13 season boasted NBA D-League experience. In fostering the league’s connection to the community, its teams, players and staff promote health and wellness, support local needs and interests, and assist in educational development through NBA D-League Cares programs. Fans can watch all NBA D-League games on nbadleague.com.