HORNETS ANNOUNCE SUMMER LEAGUE ROSTER
Darren Collison, Marcus Thornton and Maurice Ager highlight team
July 1, 2010
The New Orleans Hornets today unveiled their roster that will participate in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas from July 9-18. The Hornets will play five games, taking on Golden State, Miami, Portland, Washington and Toronto during the competition. The team will begin practice on July 5th in Las Vegas.
Complete coverage of the Hornets summer league action, including box scores, photos and game summaries, will be available at hornets.com. Their entry will feature current Hornets Darren Collison and Marcus Thornton as well as former first round pick Maurice Ager. The team will be coached by first-year Hornets assistant coach Mike Malone.
Twenty-two NBA teams, including 11 that appeared in the 2010 NBA Playoffs, will compete in this years NBA Summer League. For the second consecutive year, a team of NBA Development League Select players will also participate in the action taking place at the Thomas & Mack Center and the COX Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada Las Vegas.
This year, NBA TV will air the full 58-game NBA Summer League schedule, including 39 games live, along with offering live daily studio programming with NBA GameTime. Fans will also have the opportunity to watch every game live on NBA.com through the NBA SUMMER LEAGUE BROADBAND, a subscription service offering fans a full slate of live NBA Summer League game webcasts via NBA.com/summerleaguebroadband. The complete package will be $14.95 for access to all 58 games on a live basis, as well as on a video-on-demand basis for up to one week following the conclusion of the leagues final game. The Hornets will have all four of their five games broadcast live on NBA TV, including the July 16th game against #1 pick John Wall and the Washington Wizards. This marks the sixth-consecutive year that the Hornets have participated in the league.
The attached document contains the Hornets complete schedule and detailed biographical information of each player. For media inquiries during summer league, please contact Dennis Rogers at (504) 343-8326.
2010 SUMMER LEAGUE ROSTER
|5||Marcus Thornton||G||6-4||205||06/05/1987||Lousiana State||1|
|31||Maurice Ager||F/G||6-5||196||02/09/1984||Michigan State||3|
|23||Josh Carter||G/F||6-7||200||11/20/1986||Texas A&M||None|
|35||Liam Potter||F/C||7-0||255||02/14/1986||Sacred Heart||None|
|Head Coach: Mike Malone|
2010 SUMMER LEAGUE SCHEDULE
|Monday||July 5||Practice||COX Pavilion||7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.|
|Tuesday||July 6||Practice||COX Pavilion||9:00-11:00 a.m, 5:00-7:00 p.m.|
|Wednesday||July 7||Practice||COX Pavilion||9:00-11:00 a.m. 5:00-7:00 p.m.|
|Thursday||July 8||Practice||COX Pavilion||9:00-11:00 a.m. 5:00-7:00 p.m.|
|Friday||July 9||Shootaround||COX Pavilion||10:00-11:00 a.m.|
|Friday||July 9||Game vs. Golden State (&)||COX Pavilion||7:00 p.m.|
|Saturday||July 10||Practice||Thomas & Mack||10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.|
|Sunday||July 11||Shootaround||COX Pavilion||10:00-11:00 a.m.|
|Sunday||July 11||Game vs. Miami (&)||COX Pavilion||7:00 p.m.|
|Monday||July 12||Practice||COX Practice||3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.|
|Tuesday||July 13||Game vs. Portland (&)||COX Pavilion||7:00 p.m.|
|Friday||July 16||Shootaround||COX Pavilion||9:00-10:00 a.m.|
|Friday||July 16||Game vs. Washington (&)||COX Pavilion||5:00 p.m.|
|Saturday||July 17||Game vs. Toronto (%)||Thomas & Mack||3:30 p.m.|
* All times are Pacific
(&) On NBA TV
(%) Available on NBA.com
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