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Knicks To Play In 2012 NBA Summer League

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Douglas, Harrellson & Jordan Headline New York’s Entry



NEW YORK, July 9, 2012 The New York Knickerbockers today announced their roster for the 2012 NBA Summer League, to be held in Las Vegas from Jul. 14-20. Third-year guard Toney Douglas and second-year centers Josh Harrellson and Jerome Jordan headline the 15-man roster.


          New York will play five games at Cox Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, beginning on Jul. 14. All games are scheduled to start at 1:00 p.m. Pacific time and will be aired live on MSG Network at 4 p.m. Eastern time. MSG will repeat the games each evening at 8 p.m. Eastern (with the exception of Tuesday, Jul. 17) and this will mark the sixth consecutive NBA Summer League that MSG has aired all five games.


          In addition, the team is scheduled to hold five practices with media availability following each session.


          The team’s itinerary is as follows:


Practice Schedule

                   Wednesday, July 11................. 5:30 p.m. (Cox Pavilion Game Court)

                   Thursday, July 12................ 11:00 a.m. (Cox Pavilion Practice Court)

                   Friday, July 13..................... 11:00 a.m. (Cox Pavilion Practice Court)

                   ................................................... 5:00 p.m. (Thomas & Mack Center)

                   Monday, July 16.................... 3:30 p.m. (Cox Pavilion Practice Court)

Games at Cox Pavilion

                                    Saturday, July 14. vs. Memphis...... 1:00 p.m.

                                    Sunday, July 15... vs. Phoenix....... 1:00 p.m.

                                    Tuesday, July 17.. vs. Denver........ 1:00 p.m.

                                    Thursday, July 19. vs. Toronto........ 1:00 p.m.

                                    Friday, July 20..... vs. Cleveland.... 1:00 p.m.


* - all times are Pacific time zone



2012 New York Knicks Summer League Roster



No  Player                     Pos    Ht     Wt    Born                College/Country        2011-12 Team                  Yrs Pro

31   Jeff Brooks                 F      6-8   215   Jun. 12, 1989   Penn State/USA            Fileni BPA/Italy                          R

14   Chris Copeland          G     6-8   224   Mar. 17, 1984   Colorado/USA               Okapi Aalstar/Belgium               R

23   Toney Douglas           G     6-2   185   Mar. 16, 1986   Florida State/USA         New York/NBA                           3

  5    Mustapha Farrakhan  G     6-4   181   Nov. 2, 1988    Virginia/USA                 Bakersfield/NBA D-League        R

54   Kyle Goldcamp           F     6-10  250   Jun. 10, 1986   Gannon/USA                 Erie/NBA D-League                   R

55   Josh Harrellson        F/C   6-10  275   Feb. 12, 1989  Kentucky/USA              New York/NBA                           1

44   Jerome Jordan           C      7-0   240   Sep. 29, 1986  Tulsa/Jamacia               New York/NBA                           1

45   Ahmad Nivins             F      6-9   207   Feb. 10, 1987  Saint Joseph’s/USA      Mons-Hainaut/Belgium             R

52   Artsiom Parakhouski  C      6-9   207   Jun. 10, 1987   Radford/Belarus           Budivelnyk/Ukraine                   R

  3    Jeremiah Rivers         G     6-5   210   Jul. 27, 1987    Indiana/USA                 Mega Vizura/Serbia                   R

13   Walker Russell, Jr.      G     6-0   170   Oct. 6, 1982     Jacksonville State/USA Detroit/NBA                              1

  4    Chris Smith                G     6-2   195   Oct. 13, 1987   Louisville/USA              Louisville/NCAA                         R

11   Mychel Thompson    G/F    6-6   211   Jun. 1, 1988     Pepperdine/USA           Erie, Cleveland/D-League, NBA 1

18   Terrance Withers       G    5-11  175   Jan. 27, 1983   Arkansas Tech/USA      Arkansas Tech/NCAA                 R

25   Wesley Witherspoon  F      6-9   207   Jan. 27, 1990   Memphis/USA              Memphis/NCAA                         R


                                                 Head Coach:  Mike Woodson (Indiana)

                                        Assistant Coaches:  Kenny Atkinson (Richmond)

                                                                      Jim Todd (Fitchburg State)

                                                                      Darrell Walker (Arkansas)

                                                                      Herb Williams (Ohio State)

                                   Head Athletic Trainer:  Roger Hinds (Brooklyn College)

                             Assistant Athletic Trainer:  Anthony Goenaga (Long Island University)