Grizzlies announce summer league roster, schedule

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MEMPHIS, Tenn–The Memphis Grizzlies today announced the team’s 2014 Orlando Pro Summer League roster, headlined by second-year guard Jamaal Franklin, 2014 first round draft pick Jordan Adams (No. 22 overall) and 2014 second round draft pick Jarnell Stokes (No. 35 overall).  2013 second round draft pick Janis Timma (No. 60 overall) also will join the summer league squad.

The Grizzlies 2014 Orlando Pro Summer League roster will feature three native Memphians, including Stokes, former University of Memphis guard Joe Jackson and former Ole Miss guard Terrico White.
Memphis will be among the 10 teams competing in the 2014 Orlando Pro Summer League, hosted by the Orlando Magic, at the Amway Center practice court from July 5-11.  The Grizzlies’ summer league schedule includes games on Saturday, July 5 vs. Miami, Sunday, July 6 vs. Detroit, Tuesday, July 8 vs. Orlando and Thursday, July 10 vs. Houston before competing in the designated championship day on Friday, July 11.
The Grizzlies’ coaching staff during the 2014 Orlando Pro Summer League will be comprised of Grizzlies assistant coach Shawn Respert, assistant coach/advance scout Jason March and video coordinator/player development Steve Jones.  Respert will serve as head coach for the first three games, while March will serve in the role for the final two games.
Due to space limitations, the event is not open to the public and will only be open only to the media and professional team/league personnel.  Fans can access box scores, game recaps and cumulative statistics by visiting www.orlandomagic.com.

ALPHABETICAL ROSTER

Memphis Grizzlies

Player Pos Ht Wt DOB College Last Played NBA Exp.
1 Jordan Adams G 6-5 209 7/8/1994 UCLA UCLA Bruins (NCAA) R
22 Jamaal Franklin G 6-5 191 7/21/1991 San Diego State Memphis Grizzlies (NBA) 1
2 Jarnell Stokes F/C 6-9 263 1/7/1994 Tennessee Tennessee Volunteers (NCAA) R
92 Janis Timma F/G 6-7 226 7/2/1992 BK Ventspils (Latvia) R

 

Summer League Signees

Player Pos Ht Wt DOB College Last Played NBA Exp.
18 Justin Cobbs G 6-3 190 3/16/1991 California California Golden Bears (NCAA) R
4 Jack Cooley F/C 6-9 244 4/4/1991 Notre Dame Trabzonspor (Turkey) R
00 Jarrid Famous C 6-11 240 7/16/1988 South Florida Tadamon Zouk (Lebanon) R
7 Niels Giffey G/F 6-7 200 6/8/1991 Connecticut Connecticut Huskies (NCAA) R
23 Joe Jackson G 6-1 167 2/8/1992 Memphis Memphis Tigers (NCAA) R
14 Kalin Lucas G 6-1 186 5/24/1989 Michigan State Iowa Energy (D-League) R
6 Deon Thompson F 6-8 250 9/16/1988 North Carolina Bayern Munich (Germany) R
10 Edwin Ubiles G/F 6-6 204 11/26/1986 Siena Kyoto Hannaryz (Japan) 1
8 Okaro White F 6-8 180 9/13/1992 Florida State Florida State Seminoles (NCAA) R
16 Terrico White G 6-5 215 3/7/1990 Ole Miss Hapoel Israel (Israel) R
15 Scottie Wilbekin G 6-3 168 4/5/1993 Florida Florida Gators (NCAA) R

 –grizzlies.com–

 


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