2013 Training Camp Roster
The Texas Legends, presented by Veracruz (visit Veracruz.mx), have announced five returning players and five tryout players on the training camp roster.
Returning to the Legends from the 2012-13 roster are Chris Douglas-Roberts, Sean Singletary and Melvin Ely. Booker Woodfox and Ramon Dyer were members of the 2011-12 team and will be returning to training camp.
Douglas-Roberts was a member of the Los Angeles Lakersí summer league and spent the NBA preseason with the New York Knicks. He was the leading scorer for the Legends in 2012-13 averaging 22.5 ppg, 5.3 rpg and 4.5 apg. Singletary averaged 13ppg, 4.3rpg and 5.6apg for the Legends in 2012-13. Singletary returns to the Legends from Belgium where he averaged 5.2ppg, 2.1rpg and 1.4apg in 12 games. Melvin Ely was invited to training camp with the Memphis Grizzlies where he played into the preseason. In 37 games with the Legends last season Ely averaged 10.7ppg and 6.6rpg.
Woodfox returns to the Legends from Lithuania where he was averaging 7.7ppg and 1.4rpg. Woodfox was a member of the inaugural Legendsí squad and helped lead the team to their first playoff appearance. Dyer averaged 10.5ppg and 7.8rpg in Israel last season. In 2011-12, Dyer averaged 8.5ppg and 7.5rpg for the Legends.
Five players have also been selected from local tryouts to attend training camp. Sammy Yeager is a guard out of Cal State Fullerton where he averaged 15.8ppg 4.4rpg and 2.2apg in his senior season. Javier Gonzalez is a point guard out of North Carolina State. He spent last season in Puerto Rico where he averaged 8ppg, 2.1 rpg and 2.6apg. Adrick McKinney finished his career at Texas Christian University in 2013 averaging 7.5ppg and 6.4rpg. McKinney played two years as a power forward for his hometown team. Garlon Green is a guard/forward who played with McKinney at TCU. Green averaged 8.8ppg and 3.5rpg in his four season at college. Roy Booker comes to the Legends from France where he averaged 19ppg, 2.7rpg and 2.1apg last season.
The Legends will open the season at home against the Fort Wayne Mad Ants at 7pm on Nov. 22.
|Sammy Yeager||G||6-4||190||Cal State Fullerton|
|Javi Gonzalez||PG||6-0||176||North Carolina State|
|Adrick McKinney||F||6-8||250||Texas Christian|
|Chris Douglas Roberts||G/F||6-7||230||Memphis|
|Melvin Ely||F||6-10||261||Fresno State|
|Garlon Green||G/F||6-7||210||Texas Christian|
|Roy Booker||G||6-3||205||Southeast Missouri State|