NBA Training Camps Tip Off
Sioux Falls, S.D. (September 29, 2008) – The Sioux Falls Skyforce announced today that 11 former players are on 2008-09 NBA training camp rosters. Training camp consists of practices and preseason games used to determine which players will make an NBA team’s opening day roster. The NBA’s 115-game preseason schedule tips off on Sunday, Oct. 5 as the Golden State Warriors visit the New Orleans Hornets and the Detroit Pistons visit the Miami Heat.
Following is the list of former players on NBA training camp rosters:
|Name||NBA Team||Last Season in S.F.|
|Chris Alexander||Oklahoma City Thunder||2007-08|
|Andre Brown||Charlotte Bobcats||2006-07|
|Jermareo Davidson*||Charlotte Bobcats||2007-08|
|Noel Felix||Sacramento Kings||2005-06|
|Stephen Graham||Indiana Pacers||2006-07|
|Robert Hite||Phoenix Suns||2006-07|
|Amir Johnson*||Detroit Pistons||2006-07|
|Bobby Jones||Sacramento Kings||2007-08|
|Chris Richard*||Minnesota Timberwolves||2007-08|
|Jared Reiner||Philadelphia 76ers||2006-07|
|Antywane Robinson||Philadelphia 76ers||2007-08|
* - NBA Assigned Player
The NBA regular season tips off on Tuesday, Oct. 28 as the Cleveland Cavaliers visit the defending champion Boston Celtics, the Milwaukee Bucks visit the Chicago Bulls and the Portland Trail Blazers visit the Los Angeles Lakers.
Season tickets are now on sale for the 2008-09 season. Discounts and benefits are also available for groups of 10 or more. The home opener is set for Friday, Nov. 28 against the Iowa Energy. Single game tickets will go on sale in early November. For more information please contact a Skyforce representative at (605) 332-0605.