Former Skyforce Players Populate 2009 NBA Summer League Rosters
Sioux Falls, S.D. (July 7, 2009) – The 2009 Orlando Pro Summer League tipped off yesterday at the Orlando Magic practice facility and will continue through July 10. The 2009 NBA Summer League presented by EA SPORTS will take place at the Thomas & Mack Center and COX Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada Las Vegas July 10-19.
Fifteen former Skyforce players are playing in summer leagues with the intention of either earning an invitation to an NBA training camp in October or proving that they are ready to receive playing time at the NBA level.
Following is the list of former players on NBA summer league rosters:
|Name||NBA Team(s)||Last Season in S.F.|
|Will Blalock*||Indiana Pacers||2006-07|
|Andre Brown||Dallas Mavericks||2006-07|
|Nik Caner-Medley||Los Angeles Clippers||2007-08|
|Jermareo Davidson*||Golden State Warriors||2007-08|
|John Edwards||Washington Wizards||2008-09|
|Gary Forbes||NBA D-League Select/NJ Nets-Philadelphia 76ers||2008-09|
|C.J. Giles||Denver Nuggets/Orlando Magic||2008-09|
|Robert Hite||Cleveland Cavaliers||2006-07|
|Amir Johnson*||Milwaukee Bucks||2006-07|
|Bobby Jones||Portland Trail Blazers||2008-09|
|Kasib Powell||Orlando Magic||2008-09|
|Chris Richard*||Milwaukee Bucks||2007-08|
|Chris Rodgers||Phoenix Suns||2006-07|
|Sean Singletary*||Detroit Pistons||2008-09|
|Greg Stiemsma||Memphis Grizzlies||2008-09|
* – NBA Assigned Player
Skyforce fans should also follow the Minnesota Timberwolves this summer to see how their draft picks stack up against other current and potential NBA players. There are also undrafted free agents that could possibly earn a roster spot with Miami or Minnesota and be eligible to play for the Skyforce this upcoming season.
Season tickets are now on sale for the 2009-10 season. For information please contact a Skyforce representative at (605) 332-0605.