Spurs Add Two To Training Camp Roster

Oct. 1, 2012

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Spurs today announced that guard Sherron Collins and center Eddy Curry have been added to their 2012-13 training camp roster. The Spurs current roster stands at 20 players.

Collins (5-11, 215) played last season for Hacettepe Universitesi of the Turkish Basketball League where he appeared in 19 games, averaging 10.6 points, 2.8 assists, 2.0 rebounds and 1.05 steals in 28.9 minutes.

Collins, who appeared in 20 games with the Charlotte Bobcats in 2010-11, played collegiately for the University of Kansas. In 143 career games for the Jayhawks, he averaged 13.2 points, 3.9 assists and 2.4 rebounds in 28.5 minutes while shooting .444 (656-1,476) from the field, .377 (232-615) from behind the arc and .807 (344-426) from the free-throw line. He was named a consensus First Team All-American in 2010 and was named to the All-Big 12 First Team in 2009 and 2010.

Curry (7-0, 295), drafted fourth overall by the Chicago Bulls in the 2001 NBA Draft, played last season for the Miami Heat where he averaged 2.1 points in 5.9 minutes. From 2005-10, the center appeared in 222 games for the New York Knicks, averaging 10.3 points and 4.2 rebounds in 20.0 minutes. In a Bulls uniform from 2001-04, Curry averaged 12.0 points and 5.0 rebounds in 23.4 minutes in 289 games. For his career, he has appeared in 525 NBA career games, averaging 13.0 points and 5.2 rebounds in 24.9 minutes while shooting .545 (2,574-4,726) from the floor.

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