Anaheim Arsenal Drafts Ex-Laker Tierre Brown in First Round
ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 10, 2008) - The Anaheim Arsenal selected former Los Angeles Laker Tierre Brown in the first round of the 2008 NBA Development League draft.
Brown, the 8th overall pick, has appeared in 133 NBA games, spending time with the Houston Rockets, Cleveland Cavaliers, New Orleans Hornets, and Los Angeles Lakers. He played in 76 games with the Lakers during the 2004-05 NBA season. The 6'2" point guard was the 2004 NBA Development League MVP and later won the 2006 league championship with the Albuquerque Thunderbirds.
Brown is one of 10 draft picks who will join three returning players, three allocation players, and one local tryout for Arsenal training camp, which begins November 14. The following is the list of 17 to make the training camp roster:
Name Pos. Height Weight From Status
Ronald Allen F 6-9 225 Cincinnati Draft Pick
Mario Boggan F 6-7 240 Oklahoma St. Returning
Cedric Bozeman G 6-6 210 UCLA Allocation
Roy Bright F 6-6 235 Delaware St. Draft Pick
Tierre Brown G 6-2 200 McNeese St. Draft Pick
T.J. Cummings F 6-9 215 UCLA Allocation
Mike Efevberha G 6-4 195 Cal-State Northridge Returning
Noel Felix F 6-9 225 Fresno St. Returning
Jason Harris G/F 6-4 220 Sacramento St. Local Tryout
Tony Key C 6-10 280 Mountain St. Draft Pick
Theo Little C 6-10 255 Arkansas St. Draft Pick
Chet Mason G 6-4 185 Miami-OH Draft Pick
Bryce Sheldon G/F 6-4 200 South Carolina Draft Pick
Ayinde Ubaka G 6-4 200 California Allocation
Alex Ugrinoski G 6-4 190 Croatia Draft Pick
Kirk Walters C 6-11 250 Arizona Draft Pick
James White F 6-6 220 Cincinnati Draft Pick
Coaches must cut the opening day roster down to 10 players on Wednesday, Nov. 26 as the 2008-09 NBA D-League regular season tips off on Friday, Nov. 28.
The Arsenal's home opener is on Wednesday, December 3 at 7:00 p.m. PST at the Anaheim Convention Center. Season tickets and special group rates are now on sale for the 2008-09 season. The For more information, please contact a team representative at (714) 635-2255.
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