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D-Fenders Waive Moore, N'doye, Pinick, Wise And Pruitt

November 17, 2009 - NBA Development League (D-League) Los Angeles D-Fenders

El Segundo, CA- It was announced today that the Los Angeles D-Fenders have waived Christopher Moore, Moustapha N'Doye, Travis Pinick, and Jeremy Wise. The team also waived Gabe Pruitt due to injury. The D-Fenders roster now stands at 12 players.

Moore, a 6-8 small forward was selected by the D-Fenders in the 5th round with 67th pick of the 2009 NBA D-League Draft. Moore spent the last three years playing overseas. In 2008, Moore signed with Kasyoun (Syria-D1) where he started for 19 games and averaged 24.3 points per game and 17.2 rebounds per game. In March 2009, Moore played with Qatar Club (D-1) before signing with the D-Fenders.

N'Doye, a 6-10 center originally from Senegalese was selected by the D-Fenders in the 7th round with the 99th pick of the 2009 NBA D-League Draft. Prior to being selected by the D-Fenders, N'Doye played for Paris-Levallois (France) in 2007-08 and Feurs Enfants du Forez (France) in 2008-09.

Pinick, a 6-6 small forward out of Yale was selected by the D-Fenders in the 8th round with the 126th pick of the 2009 NBA D-League Draft. Pinick played all four years for Yale University, finishing his career with a.532 field goal percentage, six career double doubles and was a second team All-Ivy selection in 2009.

Wise, a 6-1 guard from the University of Southern Mississippi was selected by the D-Fenders in the 3rd round with the 35th pick of the 2009 NBA D-League Draft. Wise played three years for Southern Mississippi where he was selected to All-Conference USA Third Team in 2009.

Pruitt, a point guard from USC attended the 2009 D-Fenders training camp as an allocation player and was waived due to injury. The Los Angeles native finished his three year career with the Trojans ranked 27th all-time in scoring with 1,102 points. Pruitt was drafted in 2007 by the Boston Celtics. He was assigned to Boston's NBA D-League affiliate during the 2007-08 season. He was waived by the Celtics during the summer of 2009 before joining the New York Knicks for the 2009 pre-season. He was then waived prior to the start of the 2009-10 NBA season.

2009 D-Fenders Training Camp Roster:

Name Position Height Weight College Status

Joe Crawford SG 6-5 210 Kentucky '08 Returning

Ryan Forehan-Kelly SF 6-6 195 California '03 Returning

Longar Longar C 6-11 250 Oklahoma '08 Returning

Diamon Simpson PF 6-8 230 St. Mary's '09 Allocation

Michael Fey C 7-0 270 UCLA '06 Local Tryout

James Jackson PF 6-9 225 E. Michigan '05 Local Tryout

Horace Wormely PG 5-6 160 Vanguard '06 Local Tryout

Deron Washington SF 6-7 215 Virginia Tech Draft Pick

Dar Tucker SG 6-4 205 DePaul Draft Pick

Alan Wiggins F 6-8 225 San Francisco Draft Pick

Christopher Hayes SF 6-8 225 Detroit-Mercy Draft Pick

Charlie Parker SG 6-3 195 Millersville Draft Pick

For the first time, the D-Fenders are offering exclusive eight and four game ticket packages, starting as low as $20. These ticket packages are available now. For more information on D-Fenders ticket packages or to purchase a package please contact Donovan Holvay at 310-426-6042 or visit www.d-fenders.com.

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