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Sixers Announce Roster For Airtran Airways Orlando Pro Summer League

PHILADELPHIA, PA. – JULY 3, 2012 – The Philadelphia 76ers announced their roster which will compete in the 2012 AirTran Airways Orlando Pro Summer League (OPSL).  The five-day event will take place from July 9-13 on the Orlando Magic’s practice court at the Amway Center.

 

Headlining the Sixers entry in the OPSL is Maurice Harkless, who was the 15th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft.  Harkless was named Big East Rookie of the Year this past season after averaging 15.5 points, 8.6 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 1.6 steals and 1.4 blocks.

 

Joining Harkless will be the Sixers first round pick from last year’s draft, Nik Vucevic.  The 7-footer appeared in 51 games with 15 starts this past season, averaging 5.5 points and 4.8 rebounds.  Below is the Sixers entire summer league roster, which can also be found in the attached document:

 

Sixers 2012 OPSL Roster:

 

No.   Player                      Pos.  Hgt      Wgt     DOB              Prior to NBA/Country     Yrs. Pro     

4       Maurice Harkless     G/F   6-8       208      5/11/93        St. John’s/USA                   R

43     Terrence Jennings    F       6-10     230      11/2/88        Louisville/USA                   R

33     Chris Johnson           F       6-6       201      4/29/90        Dayton/USA                       R

40     Solomon Jones         F/C    6-10     245      7/16/84        South Florida/USA             6               

0       Jacob Pullen             G       6-1       200      11/10/89      Kansas State/USA             R           

7       Zack Rosen              G       6-1       175      3/14/89        Penn/USA                          R

31     Jon Scheyer              G       6-5       190      8/24/87        Duke/USA                          R               

30     Devin Searcy            F       6-10     226      8/25/89        Dayton/USA                       R

25     Xavier Silas               G       6-5       205      1/22/88        Northern Illinois/USA        1                

35     Clay Tucker              G       6-3       195      6/14/80        Wisc.-Milwaukee/USA      R                

41     Justin Williams         F/C    6-10     260      5/12/84        Wyoming/USA                   2               

8       Nik Vucevic              F/C    7-0       240      10/24/90      USC/Montenegro              1

20     Justin Holiday           F        6-6       185      04/05/89      Washington/USA

The Sixers will depart for Orlando on Thursday, July 5 and will conduct a four-day mini-camp.  Below is the camp schedule (Times are Eastern and subject to change):

 

Sixers Mini-Camp Schedule (UFC Arena: 50 North Gemini Blvd., Orlando):

 

Date                         Time/Media Availability

Thursday, July 5       6 p.m. – 8 p.m. (No Availability)

Friday, July 6            10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (Media Availability Following)

                                 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. (No Availability)

Saturday, July 7        10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (Media Availability Following)

                                 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. (No Availability)

Sunday, July 8           10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (Media Availability Following)                       

 

The OPSL is comprised of eight teams (Boston, Brooklyn, Detroit, Indiana, Oklahoma City, Orlando, Philadelphia and Utah) who will each play five games.  Below is the Sixers schedule for the OPSL (Times are Eastern):

 

Sixers 2012 OPSL Schedule (Amway Center: 400 West Church Street, Orlando):

 

Date                            Opponent       Time

Monday, July 9            vs. Indiana       5 p.m.

Tuesday, July 10          vs. Utah           11 a.m.

Wednesday, July 11    vs. Brooklyn     3 p.m.

Thursday, July 12        vs. Orlando      5 p.m.

Friday, July 13             vs. Detroit       Noon

 

Please note: Due to space limitations, the event is not open to the public and will be open only to the media and professional team/league personnel.