Legends Announce Opening Day Roster

Texas Legends

November 22, 2012 - NBA Development League (D-League) - Texas Legends

News Release

Frisco, TX, NOV. 21, 2012 - The Texas Legends have announced their opening day roster. After waiving six players throughout training camp, the Legends will open their season this Friday in Tulsa with the following 10 players:

Name Pos. Ht. Wt. College

Christian Eyenga G-F 6-5 210 Congo

Jefferson Mason G-F 6-6 185 Minnesota State - Mankato

Sean Singletary G 6-0 185 Virginia

Solomon Bozeman G 6-1 175 Arkansas Little Rock

Vernon Lewis F 6-6 200 Paul Quinn

Chris Roberts G 6-4 190 Bradley

Chris Douglas Roberts G/F 6-7 230 Memphis

Melvin Ely F 6-10 261 Fresno State

Ibrahima Thomas C 6-11 255 Senegal

Darius Rice F 6-10 235 Miami U

The additions of Melvin Ely and Christian Eyenga make the 12th and 13th former NBA first-round picks in franchise history. Four of the players currently on the roster have NBA experience: Sean Singletary, Chris Douglas Roberts, Christian Eyenga, and Melvin Ely.

The Legends will open their first homestand Wednesday, Nov 28th against the Austin Toros at 7pm at the Dr. Pepper Arena in Frisco.

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