The Cleveland Cavaliers have assembled a summer league team of free agents and young veterans, including Cavaliers forward J.J. Hickson and guard Danny Green and 2009 draft pick Christian Eyenga (30th overall), to participate in the 2010 NBA Summer League, Cavaliers General Manager Chris Grant announced today.
The 2010 NBA Summer League will be held July 9-18 in Las Vegas, NV with the Cavaliers playing a five-game schedule at the COX Pavilion and Thomas & Mack Center on the campus of the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. This marks the seventh consecutive year that the Cavaliers will compete in the league.
The Cavaliers will open summer league play with back-to-back games on Tuesday, July 13th against the D-League Select Team and Wednesday, July 14th versus the Phoenix Suns. Cleveland closes summer league with contests on three consecutive days: a matchup versus Chicago on Friday, July 16th, a showdown versus Miami on Saturday, July 17th and their summer league finale versus Milwaukee on Sunday, July 18th.
Every game of the 2010 NBA Summer League will air on NBA TV with 39 games airing live, including three of the Cavaliers five games. Every game of the summer league will also be streamed live on nba.com.
For more information on the Cavaliers summer plans, visit www.cavs.com. The Cavaliers summer league game schedule and roster are listed below.
CAVALIERS GAME SCHEDULE
Tuesday, July 13 NBA D-League vs. Cleveland* 3:00 p.m. PST COX Pavilion
Wednesday, July 14 Phoenix vs. Cleveland 5:30 p.m. PST Thomas & Mack
Friday, July 16 Chicago vs. Cleveland 5:30 p.m. PST Thomas & Mack
Saturday, July 17 Miami vs. Cleveland* 3:00 p.m. PST COX Pavilion
Sunday, July 18 Milwaukee vs. Cleveland* 1:00 p.m. PST COX Pavilion
*denotes game will air live on NBA TV
CLEVELAND CAVALIERS SUMMER LEAGUE ROSTER
(As of July 11, 2010)
NO PLAYER POS HGT WGT BIRTHDATE FROM DRAFT YRS PRO
12 Jerome Dyson G 6-4 190 5/1/87 UConn '10 R
15 Christian Eyenga G/F 6-5 210 6/22/89 Congo '09 R
36 Marquis Gilstrap F 6-7 215 8/12/87 Iowa State '10 R
14 Danny Green G/F 6-6 210 6/22/87 North Carolina '09 1
16 Manny Harris G 6-5 185 9/21/89 Michigan '10 R
21 J.J. Hickson F 6-9 242 9/4/88 North Carolina State '06 2
9 Aaron Jackson G 6-4 185 5/6/86 Duquesne '09 R
48 Nathan Jawai C 6-10 282 10/10/86 South Carolina '08 3
8 Pooh Jeter G 5-11 175 12/2/83 Portland '04 R
50 Maciej Lampe F 6-11 275 2/5/85 Poland '03 7
10 Rashad McCants G 6-4 215 9/25/84 North Carolina '05 1
30 Tasmin Mitchell F 6-7 240 6/25/86 LSU '10 R
24 David Monds F 6-8 240 10/10/83 Oklahoma State '08 R
40 Jared Reiner C 6-11 255 4/82/84 Iowa ‘04 6
HEAD COACH Paul Pressey
ASSISTANT COACHES Kornel David
ASSISTANT COACH/STRENGTH & COND. COORD. Stan Kellers