Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Noel headlines Sixers mini-camp roster

PHILADELPHIA The 76ers have announced the team's mini-camp roster in advance of the Orlando Pro Summer League, which will take place on the Orlando Magic’s practice court at Amway Center from July 5-11.

Headlining the Sixers entry in the Orlando Pro Summer League is Nerlens Noel, the sixth overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft.  The 20-year-old was SEC Defensive Player of the Year, SEC Freshman of the Year and First Team All-SEC in 2012-13.  Joining him will be Sixers guard Casper Ware and forward Hollis Thompson, who appeared in 77 games last season while shooting a rookie-best 40.1 percent from 3-point range.

Below are the invitees for the team's mini-camp from July 1 - July 4, in advance of the Orlando Pro Summer League:

No.
Player
Pos.
Ht.
Wt.
D.O.B.
Prior to NBA/Country
Yrs. Pro
Last Played For
4
Nerlens Noel
C
6-11
228
4/10/94
Kentucky/USA
R
Philadelphia (NBA)
12
Casper Ware
G
5-10
175
1/17/90
Long Beach State/USA
1
Philadelphia (NBA)
16
Ronald Roberts, Jr.
F
6-8
225
8/5/91
St. Joseph's/USA
R
St. Joseph's (NCAA)
18
Aaron Craft
G
6-2
195
2/12/91
Ohio State/USA
R
Ohio State (NCAA)
30
Isaiah Sykes
G
6-6
220
12/2/91
UCF/USA
R
UCF (NCAA)
31
Hollis Thompson
F
6-8
206
4/3/91
Georgetown/USA
1
Philadelphia (NBA)
33
Travis Bader
G
6-5
190
7/2/91
Oakland/USA
R
Oakland (NCAA)
39
Jerami Grant
F
6-8
210
3/12/94
Syracuse/USA
R
Syracuse (NCAA)
41
JaKarr Sampson
G
6-9
214
3/20/93
St. John's/USA
R
St. John's (NCAA)
42
Talib Zanna
F
6-9
230
10/1/90
Pittsburgh/Nigeria
R
Pittsburgh (NCAA)
43
Ed Daniel
F
6-7
228
6/13/90
Murray State/USA
R
Giorgio Tesi Group Pistoia (Italy)
44
Jamelle Hagins
F
6-9
230
10/19/90
Delaware/USA
R
Rio Grande Valley (NBADL)
45
Melvin Ejim
F
6-6
220
3/4/91
Iowa State/Canada
R
Iowa State (NCAA)
55
Pierre Jackson
G
5-10
180
8/29/91
Baylor/USA
R
Fenerbahçe Ülker (Turkey)

Below is the Sixers schedule for the Orlando Pro Summer League (Amway Center: 400 West Church Street, Orlando):

Date
Opponent
Time (ET)
Saturday, July 5
Orlando
1:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 6
Oklahoma City
5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 8
Houston
7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 9
Brooklyn
5:00 p.m.
Friday, July 11*
TBD
TBD

*Championship Day (all teams will play a final fifth game regardless of record)
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