Blazers announce Summer League roster
PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Trail Blazers announced their roster for the 2010 NBA Summer League. The team, coached by Trail Blazers assistant coach Kaleb Canales, will play five games from July 11-18 at Cox Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Trail Blazers returning to summer league competition include Dante Cunningham, who led Portland’s 2009 entry with 18.3 points, and Jeff Pendergraph, whose 7.6 rebounds led all Trail Blazers in last year’s summer league. Second-year guard Patrick Mills will also compete in Las Vegas.
Also joining the Trail Blazers in Las Vegas are two of Portland’s selections in the 2010 NBA Draft: Luke Babbitt (16th overall pick) and Armon Johnson (34th overall pick). Former Trail Blazers center Luke Schenscher is also on this year’s summer league roster.
Portland’s summer league squad will begin practice on Wednesday, July 7, at the Practice Facility in Tualatin. The team is expected to travel to Las Vegas on Saturday, July 10.
The Trail Blazers open play on Sunday, July 11, against the Houston Rockets at 3 p.m. (Pacific) and wrap up their five-game slate against the Chicago Bulls on July 18 at 3 p.m. (Pacific).
2010 NBA Summer League Roster
As of June 30, 2010
Name Pos Ht Wt Birthdate NBA Yrs
Luke Babbitt F 6-9 225 6/20/89 R
Jimmy Baron G 6-3 195 5/23/86 R
Dante Cunningham F 6-8 227 4/22/87 1
Michael Fey C 7-0 270 5/29/83 R
Mike Green G 6-1 175 6/23/85 R
Ekene Ibekwe F/C 6-9 220 7/19/85 R
Armon Johnson G 6-3 195 2/23/89 R
Joe Krabbenhoft F 6-7 220 3/24/87 R
Patrick Mills G 6-0 175 8/11/88 1
Demetris Nichols G/F 6-8 211 9/4/84 2
Jeff Pendergraph F/C 6-9 240 4/29/87 1
Nik Raivio G 6-4 205 2/6/86 R
Luke Schenscher C 7-1 265 12/31/82 2
Reyshawn Terry F 6-8 222 4/7/84 R
Trail Blazers Head Coach: Nate McMillan (North Carolina State)
Summer League Head Coach Kaleb Canales (Texas-Arlington)
Summer League Assistant Coaches: Bill Bayno (Sacred Heart)
Larry Greer (Northeastern)
David Vanterpool (St. Bonaventure)
Head Athletic Trainer: Jay Jensen (Loma Linda)
Assistant Trainer: Geoff Clark (Oregon State)
Strength and Conditioning Coach: Bob Medina (UNLV)
Portland Trail Blazers 2010 NBA Summer League Schedule:
Date Time Opponent Venue
Sunday, July 11 3 p.m. Houston COX Pavilion
Tuesday, July 13 7 p.m. New Orleans COX Pavilion
Thursday, July 15 7 p.m. L.A. Clippers COX Pavilion
Saturday, July 17 7 p.m. Minnesota COX Pavilion
Sunday, July 18 3 p.m. Chicago COX Pavilion