Sioux Falls, S.D. (Oct. 31, 2012) – The Sioux Falls Skyforce announced today 11 players that will bypass the 2012 NBA Development League Draft and attend training camp which is set to begin on Saturday, Nov. 10. The 11 training camp invitees are a combination of returning players, affiliate players and open tryout attendees.
Read below for more information on the training camp invitees:
|Keith Benson||C||6-11||230||08/13/88||Oakland University||Returning|
|Dan Coleman||F||6-9||225||02/13/85||Minnesota||Open Tryout|
|Nick Covington||G||6-2||200||08/23/85||Oklahoma City||Returning|
|Troy Hudson||G||6-1||178||03/13/76||Southern Illinois||Affiliate (Minnesota)|
|Robert McKiver||G||6-3||190||12/24/84||Houston||Open Tryout|
|Demetris Nichols||F||6-8||215||09/04/84||Syracuse||Affiliate (Minnesota)|
|Gabe Pruitt||G||6-4||185||04/19/86||Southern California||Returning|
|Joston Thomas*||F||6-7||230||09/05/89||Hawaii||Open Tryout|
|Jarvis Varnado||F||6-10||225||03/01/88||Mississippi State||Affiliate (Miami)|
* – Rookie
The Skyforce will host their 2012 NBA D-League Draft party at Tinner’s Bar & Grill (449 W. 69th St.) on Friday, Nov. 2. beginning at 5:45 p.m. The event will take place in the Tinner’s Event Center and season ticket packets will be available for pickup.
Season tickets and 12-ticket flex packs for the 2012-13 season are on sale. Discounts and benefits are available for groups of 10 or more. Single game tickets will go on sale on Friday, Nov. 9 at 10 a.m. The home opener is set for Saturday, Nov. 24 against the Iowa Energy. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. CT at the Sioux Falls Arena. For more information please contact a Skyforce representative at (605) 332-0605.