Fifty Five Players with NBA D-League Experience Highlight 2014 Sunner League Rosters
July 5, 2014 - NBA G League (G League) News Release
NEW YORK, July 5, 2014 - Fifty-five players with NBA Development League experience highlight rosters of the ten NBA teams playing in the 2014 Southwest Airlines Orlando Pro Summer League, tipping off in Orlando today, which features 25 games over seven days.
Eleven of the 16 players on the Indiana Pacers Summer League team boast NBA D-League experience, the most of any team playing in Orlando, while the Magic and Oklahoma City Thunder squads each have eight former NBA D-League players. Each of the remaining seven teams playing in Orlando has at least two players with NBA D-League experience on their rosters.
Of the 55 players with NBA D-League experience playing in Orlando this summer, 12 earned GATORADE Call-Ups to the NBA last season: Chris Babb (Boston), Seth Curry (Orlando), Dewayne Dedmon (Orlando), Jorge Gutierrez (Brooklyn), Justin Hamilton (Miami), Damion James (Detroit), Grant Jerrett (Oklahoma City), DeAndre Liggins (Detroit), James Nunnally (Indiana), Arinze Onuaku (Indiana), Willie Reed (Indiana) and Adonis Thomas (Brooklyn).
Jay Larranaga and Darko Rajakovic, who will serve as the head coaches of the Celtics and Thunder, respectively, are two of six coaches on benches in Orlando with NBA D-League experience. They are joined by Rod Baker (Philadelphia), Octavio De La Grana (Miami), Shawn Respert (Memphis) and Roy Rogers (Brooklyn).
The following is a breakdown of players with NBA D-League experience on 2014 Southwest Airlines Orlando Pro Summer League rosters.
Trey McKinney Jones
Oklahoma City Thunder
* indicates earned a GATORADE Call-Up, 2013-14
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