Energy Announce 2010-11 Training Camp Invitees
Des Moines, IA (Oct. 30, 2010) - The Iowa Energy announced today nine players that will bypass the 2010 NBA Development League Draft and attend training camp in Des Moines starting next week. The training camp invitees are 2009-2010 1st Team All D-League performer Curtis Stinson, 2008-2009 D-League MVP Courtney Sims, former Utah Jazz player Othyus Jeffers, former Oklahoma City Thunder player Kyle Weaver, Shyron Ely, Connor Atchley, Marvin Phillips, Stefhon Hannah and former Lin-Mar High School and University of Wisconsin standout Jason Bohannon.
The nine training camp invitees are a combination of returning players, an allocation player and local tryout attendees. Stinson, Sims, Jeffers, Ely, Atchley and Phillips are considered returning players for the Energy. Weaver. qualifies as an allocation player after being waived by the Chicago Bulls during training camp while Hannah and Bohannon were invited based on their performances at local tryouts earlier this month.
Name Pos Ht From Status
Connor Atchley F 6-10 Texas Returning
Courtney Sims F/C 6-11 Michigan Returning
Curtis Stinson G 6-3 Iowa State Returning
Jason Bohannon G 6-3 Wisconsin Local Tryout
Kyle Weaver G 6-4 Washington State Affiliate Allocation
Marvin Phillips F 6-7 Claflin Returning
Othyus Jeffers G/F 6-5 Robert Morris (IL) Returning
Stefhon Hannah G 6-0 Missouri Local Tryout
Shyron Ely G 6-4 Evansville Returning
The Energy will hold their 2010 NBA D-League Draft party at Court Avenue Brewing Company on Monday, Nov. 1 from 6-9 p.m. Fans unable to attend can follow the live draft board or join a live chat at nbadleague.com.
Season tickets and are on sale starting at only $199. Single game tickets will go on sale in Tuesday, November 2nd at 10AM via dahlstickets.com. The home opener is set for Saturday, Nov. 20 against the rival Dakota Wizards. For more information please visit IowaNBA.com or call 515-564-8550.
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