123 former NBA D-Leaguers in NBA training camps

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News release from the Mad Ants:

123 former NBA D-Leaguers in NBA training camps

(NEW YORK) – One hundred and twenty three players with NBA Development League experience over the last 11 seasons are featured on 2012-13 NBA training camp rosters, including 52 who spent time in the NBA D-League last season.

The Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Bobcats, Cleveland Cavaliers, Houston Rockets, Memphis Grizzlies, Minnesota Timberwovles, Toronto Raptors and Utah Jazz each have six players with NBA D-League experience on their respective training camp rosters, while an additional five teams each have five former NBA D-League players on their training camp squads.

The 2012-13 NBA D-League tips off its 12th season on Friday, Nov. 23 with a four-game slate including matchups between the Maine Red Claws and Canton Charge, Erie BayHawks and Fort Wayne Mad Ants, Texas Legends and Tulsa 66ers, and the Bakersfield Jam and Rio Grande Valley Vipers.

Following is the list of former NBA D-League players on 2012-13 NBA training camp rosters:

Player NBA Team

Adrien, Jeff Charlotte

Ahearn, Blake Indiana

Akognon, Josh Dallas

Aldrich, Cole Oklahoma City

Amundson, Lou Minnesota

Anderson, Alan Toronto

Anderson, James Atlanta

Anthony, Joel Miami

Azubuike, Kelenna Cleveland

Babbitt, Luke Portland

Barea, Jose Minnesota

Barnes, Matt L.A. Clippers

Barron, Earl Washington

Bass, Brandon Boston

Beaubois, Rodrigue Dallas

Benson, Keith Atlanta

Blatche, Andray Brooklyn

Bledsoe, Eric L.A. Clippers

Bradley, Avery Boston

Brooks, Aaron Sacramento

Brown, Shannon Phoenix

Butch, Brian Utah

Bynum, Will Detroit

Johnson, Carldell Atlanta

Carroll, DeMarre Utah

Carroll, Matt Charlotte

Clark, Earl L.A. Lakers

Conroy, Will Minnesota

Cook, Daequan Oklahoma City

Cooksey, Vance Chicago

Copeland, Chris New York

Davis, Ed Toronto

Dupree, Ronald Memphis

Ebanks, Devin L.A. Lakers

Evans, Jeremy Utah

Eyenga, Christian Orlando

Famous, Jarrid Memphis

Flynn, Jonny Detroit

Forbes, Gary Houston

Gaines, Sundiata Indiana

Gee, Alonzo Cleveland

Gilder, Trey Utah

Gladness, Mickell Miami

Gortat, Marcin Phoenix

Goudelock, Andrew L.A. Lakers

Green, Danny San Antonio

Green, Gerald Indiana

Haddadi, Hamed Memphis

Hannah, Stefhon Golden State

Hamilton, Jordan Denver

Harangody, Luke Cleveland

Harris, Terrel Miami

Hayes, Chuck Sacramento

Hayward, Lazar Oklahoma City

Henry, Xavier New Orleans

Higgins, Cory Charlotte

Hollins, Ryan L.A. Clippers

Honeycutt, Tyler Sacramento

Ilyasova, Ersan Milwaukee

Jackson, Darnell Utah

Jackson, Reggie Oklahoma City

Johnson, Amir Toronto

Johnson, Ivan Atlanta

Johnson, James Sacramento

Jones, Dahntay Dallas

Jones, Dominique Dallas

Jordan, Jerome Memphis

Joseph, Cory San Antonio

Kennedy, D.J. Memphis

Koufos, Kosta Denver

Kurz, Robert Boston

Lee, Malcolm Minnesota

Leslie, Travis L.A. Clippers

Lin, Jeremy Houston

Livingston, Shaun Houston

Lucas, John Toronto

Mahinmi, Ian Indiana

Martin, Cartier Washington

Mays, James Brooklyn

McNeal, Jerel Toronto

McRoberts, Josh Orlando

Miles, CJ Cleveland

Mills, Patty San Antonio

Morris, Darius L.A. Lakers

Morris, Marcus Houston

Mullens, Byron Charlotte

N’Diaye, Hamady Sacramento

Neal, Gary San Antonio

Nevill, Luke Indiana

Novak, Steve New York

Odom, Lamar L.A. Clippers

Patterson, Patrick Houston

Pittman, Dexter Miami

Powell, Josh San Antonio

Russell, Walker Oklahoma City

Samuels, Samardo Cleveland

Sanders, Larry Milwaukee

Selby, Josh Memphis

Sessions, Ramon Charlotte

Sloan, Donald Cleveland

Smith, Greg Houston

Smith, Ish Orlando

Smith, Jamar Boston

Smith, Jason New Orleans

Stiemsma, Greg Minnesota

Stone, Julyan Denver

Tarver, Seth Minnesota

Taylor, Jermaine Minnesota

Temple, Garrett Miami

Thabeet, Hasheem Oklahoma City

Thomas, Lance New Orleans

Tinsley, Jamaal Utah

Tolliver, Anthony Atlanta

Tucker, PJ Phoenix

Tyler, Jeremy Golden State

Watson, CJ Brooklyn

Webster, Martell Washington

White, James New York

Williams, Lou Atlanta

Williams, Reggie Charlotte

Williams, Terrence Detroit

Wright, Chris Toronto

Wright, Dorell Orlando

Zeller, Luke Phoenix


The NBA Development League, founded in 2001, is the NBA’s official minor league. Featuring 16 teams with direct affiliations to NBA franchises, the NBA D-League is a proven developer of talent: 27 percent of players in the NBA at the conclusion of the 2011-12 season boasted NBA D-League experience, and the league continues to develop coaches, referees, and front-office staff for the NBA and its teams. In fostering the league’s connection to the community, its teams, players and staff promote health and wellness, support local needs and interests, and assist in educational development through NBA D-League Cares programs. The NBA D-League also advances the game of basketball as the research and development arm of the NBA. Throughout the league’s 11th season, fans could watch all NBA D-League games online for free at nba.com/dleague.


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