Quemont Greer Gets All-Star Nod
Bismarck, N.D., Feb. 14, 2007 "" Dakota Wizards forward Quemont Greer will be in uniform for the Eastern Division team in Las Vegas during the first ever NBA Development League All-Star game on Saturday, February 17. Greer was named as a replacement for Austin forward James White who was recalled by the San Antonio Spurs and therefore is not eligible to play in the D-League All-Star game.
"Q is a great player and he deserves this honor", said Wizards Head Coach Dave Joerger. "He has worked very hard for these honors and it's nice to see the hard work paying off for him."
The 6'7 forward had a season high 40 points vs. Colorado at the D-League Showcase in January while being named the D-League Performer of the Week for two straight weeks. Greer is averaging 17.2 points, 6.3 rebounds and 1.9 assist per game.
The Wizards will host a social to watch the D-League All-Star game on Saturday Feb 17th at Stadium Sports Bar starting at 3:30 CT, $1 off pitchers and $2 off of appetizers from Sammy's Pizza will be available during the game.
The All-Star game will be held on Center Court at NBA All-Star Jam Session presented by adidas at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The game will tip off at 4 p.m. CT and will be televised live on NBA TV.
Prior to the game, East head coach Sidney Moncrief (Fort Worth) and West head coach Joe Wolf (Colorado) will choose starting lineups for their respective teams.
The updated complete 2007 Eastern and Western Division All-Star squads are listed below.
EASTERN DIVISION ALL-STAR ROSTER
Pos. Player (Team) Ht. Wt. Birthdate College
G Will Conroy (Tulsa) 6-2 195 12/08/82 Washington
G BJ Elder (Austin) 6-4 205 09/04/82 Georgia Tech
G Renaldo Major (Dakota) 6-7 190 05/07/82 Fresno State G Clay Tucker (Arkansas) 6-3 195 06/14/80 Wisconsin-Milwaukee
F Alan Anderson (Tulsa) 6-6 220 10/16/82 Michigan State
F Stephen Graham (Sioux Falls) 6-6 215 06/11/82 Oklahoma State
F Pops Mensah-Bonsu (Ft. Worth) 6-9 232 09/17/83 George Washington
F Quemont Greer (Dakota) 6-7 240 12/05/81 DePaul
C Luke Schenscher (Ft. Worth) 7-1 265 12/31/81 Georgia Tech
C Loren Woods (Austin) 7-2 260 06/21/78 Arizona
Head Coach: Sidney Moncrief (Ft. Worth)
Assistant Coach: Paul Mokeski (Ft. Worth)
Athletic Trainer: Takashi Onuki (Fort Worth)
WESTERN DIVISION ALL-STAR ROSTER
Pos Player (Team) Ht. Wt. Birthdate College/Country
G Brian Chase (Los Angeles) 5-8 160 10/08/81 Virginia Tech
G Pooh Jeter (Colorado) 5-11 175 12/02/83 Univ. of Portland
G Randy Livingston (Idaho) 6-4 210 04/02/75 Louisiana State
G Von Wafer (Colorado) 6-5 210 06/21/85 Florida State
F Rick Rickert (Colorado) 6-11 225 02/11/83 Minnesota
F Kevinn Pinkney (Bakersfield) 6-10 245 10/20/83 Nevada-Reno
F Dijon Thompson (Albuquerque) 6-7 195 02/23/83 UCLA
F Jawad Williams (Anaheim) 6-9 218 02/19/83 North Carolina
C Elton Brown (Colorado) 6-9 250 09/09/83 Virginia
C Peter John Ramos (Idaho) 7-3 287 05/23/85 Puerto Rico
Head Coach: Joe Wolf (Colorado)
Assistant Coach: Kent Davison (Colorado)
Athletic Trainer: Mark Morrissey (Colorado)
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