Mo Charlo Named to NBA D-League Ambassadors Roster
Anaheim, Calif., July 15, 2008 - Mo Charlo, who played 28 games with the Anaheim Arsenal last season, has been named to the 2008 NBA D-League Ambassadors roster. The roster, which is comprised of 10-players and three coaches from the D-League, will play a three-game schedule at the Rocky Mountain Revue presented by StoresOnline at Lifetime Activities Center on the Redwood Campus of Salt Lake Community College.
Charlo, a 6'7" 210-pound forward from University of Nevada-Reno, averaged 33.4 minutes while scoring 15.9 points and 4.6 rebounds last season with the Arsenal. As a member of the Wolf Pack, Charlo started 19 out of 33 games scoring 10.2 ppg and grabbing 5.3 rpg during the 2005 - 2006 season.
"It feels good. You have to feel good about being invited to the team," said Charlo about his selection. "I've been working out a lot over the summer and am anxious for the summer league. I'm excited to be playing for this opportunity to showcase my skills and hopefully get a contract with an NBA team by the end of the summer."
The Ambassadors will begin play on July 19 against the San Antonio Spurs' summer league team which includes first-round selection George Hill. NBA TV will broadcast the game on tape delay July 23 at 3 pm ET.
The Atlanta Hawks, led by Al Horford and Acie Law IV, will provide the Ambassadors their next challenge on July 21 (shown on NBA TV on delay July 24th, 1 pm ET), and the schedule concludes on July 24 against Marco Belinelli, Brandan Wright and the Golden State Warriors.
The Rocky Mountain Revue is comprised of eight teams - six NBA teams featuring rookies, second-year players and select free agents - I.R. Iran, the 2007 FIBA Asian Champion, and the NBA D-League Ambassadors.
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