Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Sixers announce NBA Summer League camp invitees

ORLANDO -- The 76ers released the names of their NBA Summer League camp invitees.

Sixers announce NBA Summer League camp invitees

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Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson during his days at Temple. (Clem Murray/Staff file photo)
Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson during his days at Temple. (Clem Murray/Staff file photo)

ORLANDO -- The 76ers released the names of their NBA Summer League camp invitees.

The game will run Monday through Thursday, the Sixers will participate in the summer league Saturday through July 21 in Las Vegas.

Nerlens Noel and second-round picks K.J. McDaniels and Jerami Grant, who are competing on the Sixers’ Orlando Summer League,  will join the team in Las Vegas.

But Brandon Davies, Jordan McRae, Adonis Thomas, Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson and Tyreek Duren are some of the camp’s headliners.

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Davis, a forward, played in 51 games with the Sixers last season as a rookie.  McRae was the 58th overall pick on draft night by the San Antonio Spurs.  The shooting guard was traded to the Sixers.  Thomas, a swingman, signed a 10-day contract with the Sixers in the final days of this season.

Jefferson, a forward out of Temple, played this past season for AB Contern in Luxembourg, while Duren is an undrafted rookie free agent out of La Salle.

Sixers NBA Summer League camp participants:

0 Brandon Davies, forward, 6-10, 240  (Brigham Young, last played for the 76ers)

7 Adonis Thomas, G-F, 6-7, 235 (Memphis, last played for the 76ers)

9 Garrick Sherman, C, 6-11, 255 (Notre Dame)

17 Scottie Wilbekin, G, 6-2, 176, (Florida)

18 Devon Saddler, G, 6-2,  210 (Delaware)

25 Elijah Millsap, G-F, 6-6, 215 (UAB)

26 Tyreek Duren, G, 6-0, 190 (La Salle)

27 Tim Frazier, G, 6-1, 170 (Penn State)

30 Drew Gordon, C, 6-9, 245 (New Mexico, last played for Banco di Sardegna Sassari in Italy)

36 Elijah Johnson, G, 6-0 190 (Kansas, last played for Rosa Radom in Poland)

44 Jamelle Hagins, F, 6-9, 230 (Delaware, last played for Rio Grande Valley of the NBADL)

50 Sean Kilpatrick, G, 6-4, 210 (Cincinnati)

51 Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson, F, 6-6, 215 (Temple, last played for AB Contern in Luxembourg)

52 Jordan McRae, G, 6-6, 185 (Tennessee)

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