Former Skyforce Players Populate 2008 NBA Summer League Rosters

Sioux Falls, S.D. (July 9, 2008) – The 2008 Orlando Pro Summer League tipped off earlier this week and will continue through July 11. In the coming weeks other summer leagues will tip off including the 2008 NBA Summer League presented by EA SPORTS in Las Vegas, Nev. (July 11-20) and Rocky Mountain Revue presented by StoresOnline in Salt Lake City, Utah (July 18-25).

Nineteen former Skyforce players are playing in the various summer leagues with the intention of either earning an invitation to an NBA training camp in October or proving that they are ready to see meaningful playing time at the NBA level.

Following is the list of former players on NBA summer league rosters:

NameNBA TeamLast Season in S.F.
Nik Caner-MedleyLos Angeles Lakers2007-08
Jermareo Davidson*Charlotte Bobcats2007-08
Noel FelixSacramento Kings2005-06
Eddy FobbsPortland Trail Blazers2006-07
Stephen GrahamIndiana Pacers2006-07
Vincent GrierMinnesota Timberwolves2006-07
Donnell HarveyCharlotte Bobcats2004-05
Brandon HunterNew York Knicks2005-06
Amir Johnson*Detroit Pistons2006-07
Bobby JonesDenver Nuggets2007-08
Renaldo MajorMilwaukee Bucks2005-06
Kasib PowellMiami HEAT2007-08
Jared ReinerPhiladelphia 76ers2006-07
Chris Richard*Minnesota Timberwolves2007-08
Antywane RobinsonOrlando Magic2007-08
Billy ThomasCleveland Cavaliers2005-06
John ThomasMilwaukee Bucks2004-05
Jeff VaremDenver Nuggets2006-07
Frank WilliamsNew Orleans Hornets2006-07

* - NBA Assigned Player

Skyforce fans should also follow the Charlotte Bobcats and 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 Charlotte or Minnesota and be eligible to play for the Skyforce next season.

Season tickets are now on sale for the 2008-09 season. For information please contact a Skyforce representative at (605) 332-0605.