Kings to Play in 2012 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas
SACRAMENTO, CALIF., July 5, 2012 -- The Sacramento Kings will field a team to compete in the 2012 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas from July 13-19 at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion. The Kings have participated in the last six NBA Summer Leagues. Sacramento will play five games in seven days, beginning with their first contest on Friday, July 13.
Nineteen players will be participating in the mini-camp in Sacramento from July 9-12 before the team opens its Summer League schedule against Charlotte on Friday. The team includes veterans Jimmer Fredette and Hassan Whiteside and the fifth overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, Thomas Robinson, along with former Kings forward Darnell Jackson. Assistant Coaches Alex English and Bobby Jackson will be responsible for coaching the Kings’ summer league entry. Kings.com will provide comprehensive coverage of Summer League at Kings.com/offseason12. NBATV will televise all 60 NBA Summer League games, including 39 live. Games will also be available on digital platforms. Complete broadcast information will be released at a later date.
Tickets for the 2012 NBA Summer League are on sale and can be purchased by calling 702-739-FANS, through UNLVtickets.com or by visiting the Thomas & Mack Center Box Office and UNLV Ticket Outlets. All general admission tickets are $25 for the day; seniors and children (3-12) are $15 for the day; and children two years and under are admitted free of charge..
|2012 KINGS SUMMER LEAGUE SCHEDULE|
|Friday||July 13||vs. Charlotte||7:00 p.m.||COX Pavilion||NBA TV|
|Saturday||July 14||vs. LA Lakers||5:00 p.m.||COX Pavilion||NBA TV|
|Monday||July 16||vs. Houston||3:30 p.m.||Thomas & Mack Center||NBA TV|
|Wednesday||July 18||vs. Toronto||3:30 p.m.||Thomas & Mack Center||NBA TV|
|Thursday||July 19||vs. Boston||3:30 p.m.||Thomas & Mack Center||NBA TV|
|2012 NBA SUMMER LEAGUE SACRAMENTO KINGS ROSTER|
|8||Josh Akognon||G||5-11||185||02/10/1986||Cal State Fullerton, DongGuan (China)/USA||R|
|7||Jimmer Fredette||G||6-2||195||02/25/1989||Brigham Young/USA||1|
|41||Darnell Jackson||F||6-9||253||11/07/1985||Kansas, BC Donetsk (Ukraine)/USA||3|
|9||Dominique Johnson||G||6-3||195||06/09/1987||Azusa Pacific, D-League (Texas)/USA||R|
|16||Jarrod Jones||F||6-9||234||05/27/1990||Ball State/USA||R|
|31||Rob Kurz||F||6-9||232||03/05/1985||Notre Dame, SLUC Nancy (France)/USA||2|
|35||Michael Lee||F||6-9||215||06/05/1986||St. Bonaventure, BC Donetsk (Ukraine)/USA||R|
|17||James Nunnally||G||6-7||205||07/14/1990||UC Santa Barbara/USA||R|
|SUMMER LEAGUE HEAD COACH:||Bobby Jackson (College – Minnesota)|
|Alex English (College – South Carolina)|
|HEAD COACH:||Keith Smart (College - Indiana)|
|ASSISTANT COACH:||Jim Eyen (College - UC-Santa Barbara)|
|DIRECTOR OF SPORTS MEDICINE:||Pete Youngman (College - Ithaca)|
|HEAD ATHLETIC TRAINER:||Manny Romero (College – Loyola Marymount)|
|STRENGTH-AND-CONDITIONING COACH:||Daniel Shapiro (College - Seattle Pacific)|
About Maloof Sports & Entertainment (MS&E):
Maloof Sports & Entertainment includes the Sacramento Kings and Power Balance Pavilion. Owned by the Maloof family with long-term, local partners, the organization is committed to being a contributing member of the Sacramento community. Teaming up with local leaders and non-profit organizations to give back to those in need throughout the region, MS&E has donated millions of dollars to charity in 12 years of Maloof family ownership. For more information about Maloof Sports & Entertainment, please visit Kings.com, PowerBalancePavilion.com or call 916-928-0000.