NBA Summer League Presented by EA Sports

Detroit To Face L.A. Lakers, L.A. Clippers, Milwaukee, Dallas And Charlotte

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - The Detroit Pistons announced that the club will participate in the NBA Summer League presented by EA Sports. The 21-team league will be held in Las Vegas, on the campus of UNLV, from July 11-20 at both the Thomas & Mack Center and COX Pavilion.

Two of Detroit’s games - vs. L.A. Lakers (July 11) and vs. Dallas (7/17) - will be televised by NBA TV. In addition to game action, NBA TV will provide reports on summer league teams, featuring interviews with players, coaches and team executives. NBA.com will provide live webcasts of all games.

Games featuring L.A. Lakers, L.A. Clippers, Milwaukee, Dallas and Charlotte will be open to the media and general public. For media credentials, please contact the Detroit Pistons Media Relations Department at (248) 377-0135.

Following is the Pistons schedule for summer league:

DATE GAME TIME TV
July 11 Detroit vs. L.A. Lakers 5:00 p.m. PST NBA TV
July 13 Detroit vs. L.A. Clippers 7:00 p.m. PST none
July 15 Detroit vs. Milwaukee 3:00 p.m. PST none
July 17 Detroit vs. Dallas 1:00 p.m. PST NBA TV
July 18 Detroit vs. Charlotte 3:00 p.m. PST none

Following is the Pistons Summer League Roster:

NO PLAYER POS HT WT COLLEGE/COUNTRY BIRTHDATE NBA EXP.
6 Alex Acker G 6-5 185 Pepperdine 1/21/83 1 year
28 Arron Afflalo G 6-5 215 UCLA 10/15/85 1 year
23 Derrick Allen F 6-8 238 Mississippi 7/17/80 R
7 Will Bynum G 6-0 185 Georgia Tech 1/4/83 1 year
34 Ryvon Coville F 6-9 250 Detroit 3/1/84 R
20 Kentrell Gransberry F/C 6-9 270 South Florida 8/1/85 R
25 Amir Johnson F 6-9 210 Westchester HS (Los Angeles) 5/1/87 3 years
44 Trent Plaisted F 6-11 245 BYU 10/20/86 R
35 Cheikh Samb C 7-1 195 Senegal 10/22/84 1 year
14 Walter Sharpe F 6-9 245 Alabama-Birmingham 7/16/86 R
12 Marcus Stout G 6-4 195 Fordham 6/20/86 R
3 Rodney Stuckey G 6-5 205 Eastern Washington 4/21/86 1 year
8 Deron Washington G/F 6-7 210 Virginia Tech 12/12/85 R

COACHES: Michael Curry, Georgia Southern
Dave Cowens, Florida State
Darrell Walker, Arkansas
Pat Sullivan, North Carolina
Harold Ellis, Morehouse College
Bill Pope, Kansas

ATHLETIC TRAINER:
Mike Abdenour, Wayne State

ASSISTANT STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACH:
Dave Boyer, Wayne State