Sixers announce Orlando Pro Summer League roster

Sixers announce Orlando Pro Summer League roster
July 1, 2014, 2:15 pm
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Nerlens Noel (left) will make his Sixers debut at the Orlando Pro Summer League, which takes place from July 5-11. Noel hasn't played organized basketball since February 2013. (AP)

The Sixers announced on Tuesday their roster for the upcoming Orlando Pro Summer League, taking place at the Orlando Magic's practice court at Amway Center from July 5-11.

Of the 14 players invited, 12 are rookies, with the exception of guard Casper Ware and forward Hollis Thompson, who are both entering their second seasons.

The games in Orlando will also be the NBA debut for center Nerlens Noel, who sat out all of last season with a torn ACL and hasn't played basketball since February 2013 (see story).

The Sixers will also participate in the Samsung NBA Summer League in Las Vegas from July 12-21.  K.J. McDaniels is scheduled to play in Vegas, as is Arsalan Kazemi. Nerlens Noel is scheduled to appear in both summer leagues. Dario Saric and Furkan Aldemir will not play in either.

Below are the players participating for the Sixers in Orlando:

Nerlens Noel, C
-No. 4, 6-11/228, Kentucky

Casper Ware, G
-No. 12, 5-10/175, Long Beach State

Ronald Roberts Jr. F
-No. 16, 6-8/225, St. Joseph's

Aaron Craft, G
-No. 18, 6-2/195, Ohio State

Isaiah Sykes, G
-No. 30, 6-6/220, UCF

Hollis Thompson, F
-No. 31, 6-8/206, Georgetown

Travis Bender, G
-No. 33, 6-5/190, Oakland

Jerami Grant, F
-No. 39, 6-8/210, Syracuse

JaKarr Sampson, G
-No. 41, 6-9/214, St. John's

Talib Zanna, F
-No. 42, 6-9/230, Pittsburgh

Ed Daniel, F
-No. 43, 6-7/228, Murray State

Jamelle Hagins, F
-No. 44, 6-9/230, Delaware

Melvin Ejim, F
-No. 45, 6-6/220, Iowa State

Pierre Jackson, G
-No. 55, 5-10/180, Baylor


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