Detroit Pistons Scheduled To Play In Reebok Vegas Summer League

Summer League Will Feature Games Against Phoenix, Denver, L.A. Clippers, New Orleans And Boston

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – July 1, 2005 – The Detroit Pistons announced today that the club will participate in the Reebok Vegas Summer League. The 16-team summer league will be held July 6-15 at COX Pavilion on the campus of University of Nevada, Las Vegas.


Delfino

Glyniadakis

Maxiell

Milicic
DATE GAME TIME
July 8 Detroit Pistons 64, Phoenix Suns 70
July 9 Detroit Pistons 77, Denver Nuggets 92
July 11 Detroit Pistons 73, L.A. Clippers 69
July 14 Detroit Pistons 87, New Orleans Hornets 73
July 15 Detroit Pistons 73, Boston Celtics 69
Current Pistons’ players Darko Milicic and Carlos Delfino are scheduled to play along with 2005 first round draft selection Jason Maxiell and second round picks Amir Johnson and Alex Acker. Center Andreas Glyniadakis, Detroit’s second round draft choice in 2003 is slated to play along with 2004 second round draft pick Rickey Paulding.

Two of Detroit’s games will be televised by NBA TV on a tape delay basis. The Pistons’s game vs. L.A. Clippers (July 11) will be aired on July 15, while their game vs. New Orleans (July 14) will be shown on July 20. For more information on the Reebok Vegas Summer League visit www.vegassummerleague.com.

Games featuring Phoenix, Denver, L.A. Clippers, New Orleans and Boston 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 the Pistons schedule for summer league:

Following is the Pistons Summer League Roster:

NO PLAYER POS HT WT COLLEGE/COUNTRY NBA EXP. NBDL EXP.
10 John Allen G 6-5 230 Seton Hall ’05 none none
6 Alex Acker G 6-5 185 Pepperdine ’05 none none
1 Rodney Billups G 5-10 165 Denver ’05 none none
20 Carlos Delfino G 6-6 230 Argentina 1 year none
9 Andreas Glyniadakis C 7-1 280 Greece none none
2 Junior Harrington G 6-4 190 Wingate ’02 2 years none
7 Jerry Holman F 6-10 222 Minnesota ’03 none none
12 Amir Johnson F 6-9 210 Westchester HS (Los Angeles) ’05 none none
5 Rickey Paulding G 6-4 210 Missouri ’04 none none
4 Bryant Matthews F 6-7 215 Virginia Tech ’04 none 1 year
54 Jason Maxiell F 6-7 260 Cincinnati ’05 none none
31 Darko Milicic C 7-0 245 Serbia & Montenegro 2 years none
3 Thomas Mobley F 6-5 220 College of Charleston ’04 none none