WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Wizards announced the roster that will take part in a mini-camp on the practice court at Verizon Center prior to the 2015 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. An exciting announcement for Quinnipiac basketball as former standout Ousmane Drame (Boston, Mass.) was among the 16 players selected to the team.
New Wizards Kelly Oubre, Jr. and Aaron White headline the team's roster. Damion James, the 24th pick in the 2010 Draft was part of the Wizards' training camp roster last season and Toure' Murry also played four games for the Wizards last season as a D-League call-up. In addition, Orlando Johnson and Scott Machado also have NBA playing experience.
2015 WASHINGTON WIZARDS SUMMER LEAGUE MINI-CAMP ROSTER
Ousmane Drame - C - 6'9 - R – Quinnipiac
Jarrid Famous - C - 6'11 - R - South Florida
Traevon Jackson - G - 6'2 - R – Wisconsin
Damion James - F - 6'7 - 4 – Texas
Orlando Johnson - G - 6'5 - 2 - UC Santa Barbara
Shawn Jones - F - 6'8 - R - Middle Tennessee St.
Halil Kanacevic - F - 6'8 - R - Saint Joseph's
Scott Machado - G - 6'1 - 1 – Iona
Toure' Murray - G - 6'5 - 2 - Witchita St.
Kelly Oubre Jr. - F/G - 6'7 - R – Kansas
Jaleel Roberts - C - 7'0 - R - UNC Asheville
LaQuinton Ross - F - 6'8 - R - Ohio St.
Scott Suggs - G - 6'6 - R – Washington
Dez Wells - G - 6'5 - R – Maryland
Jamil Wilson - F - 6'7 - R – Marquette
Aaron White - F - 6'9 - R - Iowa
WASHINGTON WIZARDS 2015 SUMMER LEAGUE MINI-CAMP SCHEDULE
Monday, July 6 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday, July 7 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday, July 8 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday, July 9 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Media is invited to attend and shoot the final 15 minutes of each practice. Players will be available to the media following each practice. Media members are encouraged to arrive 45 minutes prior to the announced conclusion time of each practice.
The Wizards will play in three preliminary round games from July 11-14 before being seeded in a tournament running through the Championship Game on July 20. Washington will play its first game on Saturday, July 11, vs. Phoenix at 6 p.m. EST. Their next two games are scheduled for Sunday, July 12, vs. D-League Select at 4 p.m. EST and Tuesday, July 14, vs. Dallas at 3:30 p.m. EST. Washington's first two preliminary games will take place at the COX Pavilion with the third matchup on July 14 taking place at Thomas & Mack.
WASHINGTON WIZARDS 2015 SUMMER LEAGUE SCHEDULE
Saturday, July 11 | Phoenix | 6 P.M. EST | COX Pavilion
Sunday, July 12 | D-League Select | 4 P.M. EST | COX Pavilion
Tuesday, July 14 | Dallas | 3:30 P.M. EST | Thomas & Mack
The 67-game NBA Summer League schedule will be played at the Thomas & Mack Center and the COX Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada Las Vegas and will feature 23 NBA teams as well as a team of NBA D-League Select players competing for the NBA Summer League title. Each team is guaranteed to play at least five games.