Skyforce Announces 2008-09 Training Camp Roster

Sioux Falls, S.D. (November 8, 2008) – The Sioux Falls Skyforce announced today their 2008-09 training camp roster. NBA Development League training camps begin on Sunday, Nov. 16 and conclude on Wednesday, Nov. 26. The training camp roster includes the 10 players selected in the 2008 NBA D-League Draft, five returning players from last season, an allocation player and a local tryout invitee.

Following is the list of players on the training camp roster:

NamePosHtWtFromStatus
Michael AdamsC6-11235Youngstown StateDraft Pick
Chris AlexanderC7-1260Iowa StateReturning
Keith Benjamin*G6-2190PittsburghDraft Pick
Keith Brumbaugh*F6-10215Hilsborough CCDraft Pick
Chris Childress*F6-7240CSU-PuebloLocal Tryout
Milone ClarkG6-4215Tennessee TechReturning
Carl ElliottG6-4220George WashingtonReturning
Gary Ervin*G6-0182ArkansasDraft Pick
Gary Forbes*F6-7220MassachusettsDraft Pick
Brock GillespieG6-0175RiceDraft Pick
Michael JoinerF6-7230Florida StateReturning
Bobby JonesF6-7215WashingtonReturning
Ty Morrison*F6-8220Grand CanyonDraft Pick
Greg PlummerG6-4200Eckerd CollegeDraft Pick
Elgrace WilbornF6-8220Western KentuckyDraft Pick
DeMario Williams*C6-11220Miles CollegeDraft Pick
Frank WilliamsG6-3215IllinoisAllocation

* - Rookie

Coaches will submit an opening day roster of 10 players on Wednesday, Nov. 26 as the 2008-09 NBA D-League regular season tips off on Friday, Nov. 28 with six games.

The home opener is on Friday, Nov. 28 against the Iowa Energy. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. at the Sioux Falls Arena. Single game tickets will go on sale on Monday, Nov. 10 at 10 a.m. Season tickets and 12-ticket flex packs are on sale for the 2008-09 season. Discounts and benefits are also available for groups of 10 or more. For more information please contact a Skyforce representative at (605) 332-0605.