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:
|Name||NBA Team||Last Season in S.F.|
|Nik Caner-Medley||Los Angeles Lakers||2007-08|
|Jermareo Davidson*||Charlotte Bobcats||2007-08|
|Noel Felix||Sacramento Kings||2005-06|
|Eddy Fobbs||Portland Trail Blazers||2006-07|
|Stephen Graham||Indiana Pacers||2006-07|
|Vincent Grier||Minnesota Timberwolves||2006-07|
|Donnell Harvey||Charlotte Bobcats||2004-05|
|Brandon Hunter||New York Knicks||2005-06|
|Amir Johnson*||Detroit Pistons||2006-07|
|Bobby Jones||Denver Nuggets||2007-08|
|Renaldo Major||Milwaukee Bucks||2005-06|
|Kasib Powell||Miami HEAT||2007-08|
|Jared Reiner||Philadelphia 76ers||2006-07|
|Chris Richard*||Minnesota Timberwolves||2007-08|
|Antywane Robinson||Orlando Magic||2007-08|
|Billy Thomas||Cleveland Cavaliers||2005-06|
|John Thomas||Milwaukee Bucks||2004-05|
|Jeff Varem||Denver Nuggets||2006-07|
|Frank Williams||New Orleans Hornets||2006-07|
* - 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.