Charlotte Bobcats Announce Roster for 2012 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas

July 10, 2012

The Charlotte Bobcats today announced the team’s roster for the 2012 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas.  Current Bobcats players Bismack Biyombo, Cory Higgins, Byron Mullens and Kemba Walker are joined by 2012 first-round draft pick Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and second-round draft pick Jeffery Taylor on the roster, which also includes four players who played overseas in 2011-12 and three undrafted rookies. 

Following a three-day mini-camp, the Bobcats will begin Summer League play on Friday, July 13, when they face the Sacramento Kings at 10:00 p.m. ET.  The Bobcats will then play the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday, July 15 at 8:30 p.m. ET, before facing the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday, July 17 at 10:30 p.m. ET.  Charlotte concludes Summer League play with back-to-back games against the Denver Nuggets on Thursday, July 19 at 10:30 p.m. ET and the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday, July 20 at 6:30 p.m. ET.

Each of the Bobcats games is scheduled to air live nationally on NBA TV.  In addition, bobcats.com will provide comprehensive coverage of Summer League, including game recaps and interviews.

2012 CHARLOTTE BOBCATS SUMMER LEAGUE ROSTER
                 
No. Player Pos. Ht. Wt. Born Prior to NBA/Home Country Yrs Last Team
0 Bismack Biyombo F 6-9 245 8/28/92 Fuenlabrada (Spain)/DR Congo 1 Charlotte Bobcats
3 Carlon Brown G 6-5 215 10/4/89 Colorado/USA R Univ. of Colorado
11 Cory Higgins G 6-5 180 6/14/89 Colorado/USA 1 Charlotte Bobcats
7 Paris Horne G 6-3 189 8/6/87 St. John’s/USA R Goettingen (Germany)
6 Othello Hunter F 6-8 225 5/28/86 Ohio State/USA 2 Azovmash Mariupol (Ukraine)
14 Michael Kidd-Gilchrist F 6-7 232 9/26/93 Kentucky/USA R Univ. of Kentucky
22 Byron Mullens C 7-0 275 2/14/89 Ohio State/USA 3 Charlotte Bobcats
8 Hamady Ndiaye C 7-0 235 1/12/87 Rutgers/Senegal 2 Guangzhou (China)
9 Josh Owens F 6-8 240 12/7/88 Stanford/USA R Stanford Univ.
55 Ralph Sampson III C 6-11 241 1/5/90 Minnesota/USA R Univ. of Minnesota
5 Patrick Sullivan F 6-9 215 7/9/88 SE Louisiana/USA R Hapoel Holon (Israel)
44 Jeffery Taylor F 6-7 225 5/23/89 Vanderbilt/Sweden R Vanderbilt Univ.
15 Kemba Walker G 6-1 184 5/8/90 Connecticut/USA 1 Charlotte Bobcats
                 

2012 Charlotte Bobcats Summer League Schedule:

July 13 Charlotte vs. Sacramento 10:00 p.m. ET

July 15 Charlotte vs. Cleveland 8:30 p.m. ET

July 17 Charlotte vs. Minnesota 10:30 p.m. ET

July 19 Charlotte vs. Denver 10:30 p.m. ET

July 20 Charlotte vs. Memphis 6:30 p.m. ET