NEW YORK, July 8, 2013 – The New York Knickerbockers today announced the roster for the 2013 NBA Summer League, to be held in Las Vegas from Jul. 12-22. Rookie guard Tim Hardaway Jr., who was selected 24th in the 2013 NBA Draft, veteran guard/forward Iman Shumpert and rookie forward C.J. Leslie headline the 13-man roster.
New York will play a minimum of five games in the new tournament style format, with the first three games scheduled to be held at Cox Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The first game is scheduled for Friday, Jul. 12 against New Orleans at 1:00 p.m., Pacific Time. MSG Network will have live coverage for the seventh consecutive NBA Summer League.
In addition, the team is scheduled to hold four practices prior to the first game.
The team’s itinerary is as follows:
Tuesday, July 9 7:00 p.m. (Thomas & Mack Center)
Wednesday, July 10 11:00 a.m. (Thomas & Mack Center)
5:00 p.m. (Cox Pavilion Practice Court)
Thursday, July 11 1:00 p.m. (Cox Pavilion Practice Court)
Games at Cox Pavilion
Friday, July 12 vs. New Orleans 1:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 14 vs. Washington 1:00 p.m.
Monday, July 15 vs. Charlotte 1:00 p.m.
July 17-22 Tournament Play TBD
* – Times are Pacific Time zone
2013 New York Knicks Summer League Roster
|4||J’Covan Brown||G||6-1||197||Feb. 14, 1990||R|
|13||Justin Brownlee||F||6-7||219||Apr. 23, 1988||R|
|5||Tim Hardaway Jr.||G||6-6||205||Mar. 16, 1992||R|
|45||Terrence Jennings||F||6-10||230||Nov. 2, 1988||R|
|44||Jerome Jordan||C||7-0||253||Sep. 29, 1986||1|
|25||C.J. Leslie||F||6-9||200||Jun. 25, 1991||R|
|40||A.J. Matthews||C||7-0||215||Jun. 30, 1989||R|
|18||Tony Mitchell||F||6-6||216||Aug. 7, 1989||R|
|17||Toure Murry||G||6-5||199||Nov. 8, 1989||R|
|21||Iman Shumpert||G||6-5||220||Jun. 26, 1990||2|
|32||Chris Smith||G||6-2||195||Oct. 13, 1987||R|
|30||Jeremy Tyler||F||6-10||260||Jun. 12, 1991||2|
|35||Eloy Vargas||F||6-11||244||Dec. 30, 1988||R|
Head Coach: Mike Woodson (Indiana)
Assistant Coaches: Jim Todd (Fitchburg State)
Darrell Walker (Arkansas)
Herb Williams (Ohio State)
Head Athletic Trainer: Roger Hinds (Brooklyn College)
Associate Athletic Trainer: Anthony Goenaga (Long Island University)