2012-13 Training Camp Invitees

Springfield, Mass.--- The Springfield Armor today announced eight players set to attend the team’s 2012 training camp in November. Among the eight are two players who will be joining the Armor as Affiliate Players, forward Carleton Scott and forward James Mays. NBA D-League teams are permitted to protect up to three players waived from their NBA parent club’s training camp roster. Center Chas McFarland, forward/center Jamar Brown and guard/forward Jonathan Thomas will be returning to the Armor this season and guard Reginald Delk, guard Louie McCroskey and guard DeAndre Taylor earned training camp invites through the Armor’s open tryouts.

NamePosHtWtDOBFromStatus
Jamar BrownF/C6-1024005/11/80Colorado State-PuebloReturning
Reginald DelkG6-420012/02/86LouisvilleOpen Tryout
James MaysF6-823003/03/86ClemsonAffiliate
Louie McCroskeyF6-621006/27/85MaristOpen Tryout
Chas McFarlandC7-024511/01/86Wake ForestReturning
Carleton ScottF6-821810/09/88Notre DameAffiliate
DeAndre Taylor*G6-419008/07/89Northern MichiganOpen Tryout
Jonathan ThomasG/F6-621010/31/87MarshallReturning

* – Rookie

The Armor will continue to build their roster on Friday evening when the NBA D-League holds its annual draft. The Armor hold nine picks in the eight-round draft and will be selecting 14th (out of 16 teams) in each round. The Armor also hold the 13th selection in the second round by way of a trade last season with the Santa Cruz Warriors. Armor training camp is scheduled to start November 12 in advance of the team's first game on November 24 at Canton.

2012-13 ARMOR SEASON RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER: The defending Eastern Division champion Springfield Armor will be kicking off their fourth NBA Development League season on Saturday, November 24 in Canton, Ohio. The Armor will open up the 2012-13 home schedule on Friday, November 30 against the Sioux Falls Skyforce. The Armor’s Opening Night game will also be ‘Celebrate Springfield Night’, presented by MassMutual. Contact an Armor representative at (413) 746-3263 or stop by the Armor offices, located at One Monarch Place, Suite 220, in downtown Springfield to reserve your piece of the action today.