Thunder Announces Training Camp Roster

OKLAHOMA CITY, September 27, 2010 – Oklahoma City Thunder Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti announced today the team’s training camp roster for the 2010-11 season. The Thunder has added guard Demond “Tweety” Carter, guard Jerome Dyson and guard/forward Elijah Milsap to the roster for camp.

The Thunder will open training camp on Tuesday, Sept. 28, at the INTEGRIS Health Thunder Training Center. The Thunder will play its first preseason game on Wednesday, Oct. 6, when it faces the Charlotte Bobcats in Fayetteville, NC.

Carter (5-11, 185) played four seasons at Baylor University, averaging 11.0 points, 3.6 assists, 2.2 rebounds, 1.2 steals and 30.3 minutes in 131 games (89 starts). The Reserve, LA, native concluded his career as Baylor's all-time leader in Big 12 wins (29), games played (131) and minutes played (3,973).

Dyson (6-4, 190) was a four-year starter at Connecticut, averaging 14.4 points, 2.9 assists, 1.7 steals and 30.4 minutes in 113 games (106 starts). A native of Potomac, MD, he finished 12th all-time at UConn with 1,630 career points.

Milsap (6-6, 215) played last season with the University of Alabama-Birmingham after spending two seasons at Louisiana-Lafayette. In his lone season with the Blazers, the Grambling, LA, native averaged 16.1 points, 9.5 rebounds (ranked 1st in Conference USA), 1.8 assists, 1.6 steals and 33.1 minutes in 34 games (all starts).

As always, media should check the Thunder Basketball Media Line (405-208-4801) for all media availability times.

OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER 2010-11 TRAINING CAMP ROSTER
NO. PLAYER POS HT DOB FROM YRS
45 Cole Aldrich C 6-11 10/31/1988 Kansas R
4 Nick Collison F-C 6-10 10/26/1980 Kansas 6
29 Demon "Tweety" Carter G 5-11 10/25/1986 Baylor R
14 Daequan Cook G 6-5 04/28/1987 Ohio St 3
35 Kevin Durant F-G 6-9 09/29/1988 Texas 3
11 Jerome Dyson G 6-4 05/01/1987 Connecticut R
22 Jeff Green F 6-9 08/28/1986 Georgetown 3
13 James Harden G 6-5 08/26/1989 Arizona St 1
9 Serge Ibaka F 6-10 09/18/1989 Brazzaville, Rep of Congo 1
7 Royal Ivey G 6-4 12/20/1981 Texas 6
12 Nenad Krstic C 7-0 07/25/1983 Kraljevo, Serbia 6
3 Eric Maynor G 6-3 06/11/1987 Virginia Commonwealth 2
8 Elijah Milsap G-F 6-6 08/12/1987 UAB/Louisiana-Lafayette R
23 Byron Mullens C 7-0 02/14/1989 Ohio St 1
42 Morris Peterson G 6-7 08/26/1977 Michigan St 10
2 Thabo Sefolosha F-G 6-7 05/02/1984 Vevey, Switzerland 4
0 Russell Westbrook G 6-3 11/12/1988 UCLA 2
3 D.J. White F 6-9 08/31/1986 Indiana 2


HEAD COACH: Scott Brooks (UC Irvine)
ASSISTANT COACHES: Maurice Cheeks (West Texas State)
Rex Kalamian (Cal Poly Pomona)
Mark Bryant (Seton Hall)
Brian Keefe (UNLV)
ASSISTANT COACH/PLAYER DEVELOPMENT: Maz Trakh (Southern Utah)
DIRECTOR, ATHLETIC PERFOMANCE: Dwight Daub (Evansville)
ATHLETIC TRAINER: Joe Sharpe (Old Dominion)