Suns Announce 2010 NBA Summer League Roster

by Jeramie McPeek
VP, Digital
Posted: July 1, 2010

The Phoenix Suns today announced the roster that will compete in the 2010 Las Vegas Summer League. The 14-man team is highlighted by second-year players Earl Clark and Taylor Griffin, both of whom will make their second summer league appearance. The pair is joined by Suns’ 2010 draft picks Gani Lawal (46th overall selection) and Dwayne Collins (60th overall). Collins will not play as he recovers from recent knee surgery.

Suns legend and assistant coach Dan Majerle returns to serve as head coach of the summer league team for the third-straight season. Also included on the Suns’ roster is 2009-10 consensus first team All-American Scottie Reynolds (Villanova), and local products Lawrence Hill (Stanford), who played at Deer Valley High School in Glendale, Gavin Edwards (UCONN), who played at Mesquite High School in Gilbert, and Ryan Toolson (Utah Valley), who played at Gilbert High School.

All five of the Suns’ 2010 Summer League games can be seen on NBA TV and NBA Summer League Broadband online. Three of those contests will air live on NBA TV: July 9 vs. Houston, July 10 vs. Toronto, July 15 vs. Golden State.

The Suns’ 14-man roster and complete summer league schedule are listed below.


No. Player Pos. Ht. Wt. Birthdate College/Team Yrs
0 Marcus Johnson F 6-6 210 02/13/87 USC R
1 Scottie Reynolds G 6-2 190 10/10/87 Villanova R
7 Zabian Dowdell G 6-3 190 09/10/84 Virgina Tch R
10 Ryan Toolso G 6-4 190 03/21/85 Utah Valley R
11 Brandon Johnson G 6-0 200 10/09/86 San Diego R
15 Lawrence Hill F 6-8 220 09/16/87 Stanford R
18 Anton Ponkrashov F 6-7 220 04/23/86 CSKA Moscow R
23 Matt Janning G 6-4 195 06/22/88 Northeastern R
31 Gani Lawal F 6-9 234 11/07/88 Georgia Tech R
32 Taylor Griffin F 6-7 238 04/18/86 Oklahoma 1
34 Gavin Edwards F 6-10 230 01/15/88 Connecticut R
50 Shaun Pruitt F/C 6-10 245 11/22/85 Illiois R
55 Earl Clark F 6-10 225 01/17/88 Louisville 1
60 Dwayne Collins F 6-8 243 04/13/88 Miami (FL) R

HEAD COACH: Dan Majerle (Central Michigan)
ASSISTANT COACHES: Noel Gillespie, Anthony Goldwire
HEAD ATHLETIC TRAINER: Aaron Nelson (Iowa State)


Date Opponent Location Time
Friday, July 9 Houston Rockets** COX Pavilion 3 p.m.
Saturday, July 10 Toronto Raptors** COX Pavilion 1 p.m.
Monday, July 12 NBA D-League Select Thomas & Mack Center 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 14 Cleveland Cavaliers Thomas & Mack Center 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 15 Golden State Warriors** COX Pavilion 30p.m.

**Games will air live on NBA TV
All times listed are Phoenix times


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