NBA Summer Leagues Tip Off

Sioux Falls, SD (July 7, 2006) – One of several NBA Summer Leagues began yesterday in Las Vegas and will continue through the 14th of July. In the coming weeks other summer leagues will tip off including the Southern California Summer Pro League in Long Beach, Calif. (July 8-22); the Pepsi Pro Summer League in Orlando, Fla. (July 10-14); and the Rocky Mountain Revue in Salt Lake City, Utah (July 14-21). Several former Skyforce players are playing in the various summer leagues and hope to earn an invitation to training camp in October.

NameNBA Team
Alpha Bangura Orlando Magic
Jerome BeasleyNew Jersey Nets
Noel FelixSeattle SuperSonics
Stephen GrahamCleveland Cavaliers
Brandon HunterCleveland Cavaliers
Rich MelzerOrlando Magic
Ellis MylesChicago Bulls
Chris OwensPhoenix Suns
Jermaine WalkerWashington Wizards
Corey WilliamsIndiana Pacers

Skyforce fans should also follow the Detroit Pistons and Minnesota Timberwolves this summer as their draft picks will see how they stand up against other NBA players. There are also undrafted free agents that could possibly earn a roster spot and be eligible to play for the Skyforce next season. For more information on 2006 NBA Summer Leagues please visit www.nba.com.