2011 NBA Development League Draft Recap

Sioux Falls, S.D. (Nov. 3, 2011) – The Sioux Falls Skyforce selected former NBA player Gabe Pruitt with the fourth pick in the 2011 NBA Development League Draft.

Pruitt has NBA D-League career averages of 13.4 points and 3.2 assists in 56 games (29 starts) with the Utah Flash (46) and Los Angeles D-Fenders (10). The 6-4, 185-pound guard averaged 18.6 points and 3.9 assists in 18 games (16 starts) with the Flash in 2007-08 while on assignment from the Boston Celtics. He was selected by the Celtics in the second round (37th overall) of the 2007 NBA Draft following three seasons at the University of Southern California.

Following is the list of players selected by the Skyforce in the 2011 NBA D-League Draft:

14Gabe PruittG6-418504/19/86Southern California
335Casey Mitchell*G6-422001/16/88West Virginia
460Billy McShepard*F6-1022008/10/87Valdosta State
567Anthony Moody*G6-016007/13/89Mary
692Will Pratt*F6-521203/16/86Northwestern State
799Brian EvansG6-018003/04/82Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
8124Brock GillespieG6-118504/26/82Rice

* – Rookie

The seven players selected by the Skyforce will join training camp invitees CoCo Cofield, Dominique Coleman, Josh Edmonds, Charles Garcia, Anthony Mason, Jr., Dominique Scales, Greg Stiemsma, Latroy Taylor, Eric Tisby in Sioux Falls for the start of training camp on Saturday, Nov. 12.

Season tickets and 12-ticket flex packs for the 2011-12 season are on sale. Discounts and benefits are available for groups of 10 or more. Single game tickets will go on sale on Monday, Nov. 14 at 10 a.m. The home opener is set for Saturday, Nov. 26 against the defending NBA D-League champion Iowa Energy. For more information please contact a Skyforce representative at (605) 332-0605.