Noel To Join 76ers in Summer League

Noel To Join 76ers in Summer League

Former Cat to take court for first time since suffering ACL injury at Florida over a year ago.

PHILADELPHIA -- The Sixers on Tuesday announced the roster for their Orlando Summer League team that will begin play on July 5.

Taking place at the Orlando Magic's practice facility at the Amway Center in Orlando, the team headlined by 2013 first-round draft pick center Nerlens Noel will play games from July 5 to July 11.

In addition to Noel, Jerami Grant, one of the Sixers five selections in the second round of last week's NBA Draft will join the Orlando Summer League squad after averaging 12 points and 6.8 rebounds per game at Syracuse in his sophomore season at Syracuse.

The Sixers' first game will be July 5 against the Magic. Here is a look at the roster:

Roster:

4 Nerlens Noel C 6-11 228 4/10/94 Kentucky/USA R Philadelphia (NBA)

12 Casper Ware G 5-10 175 1/17/90 Long Beach State/USA 1 Philadelphia (NBA)

16 Ronald Roberts, Jr. F 6-8 225 8/5/91 St. Joseph's/ USA R St. Joseph's (NCAA)

18 Aaron Craft G 6-2 195 2/12/91 Ohio State/USA R Ohio State (NCAA)

30 Isaiah Sykes G 6-6 220 12/2/91 UCF/USA R UCF (NCAA)

31 Hollis Thompson F 6-8 206 4/3/91 Georgetown/USA 1 Philadelphia (NBA)

33 Travis Bader G 6-5 190 7/2/91 Oakland/USA R Oakland (NCAA)

39 Jerami Grant F 6-8 210 3/12/94 Syracuse/USA R Syracuse (NCAA)

41 JaKarr Sampson G 6-9 214 3/20/93 St. John's/USA R St. John's (NCAA)

42 Talib Zanna F 6-9 230 10/1/90 Pittsburgh/Nigeria R Pittsburgh (NCAA)

43 Ed Daniel F 6-7 228 6/13/90 Murray State/USA R Giorgio Tesi Group Pistoia ( Italy )

44 Jamelle Hagins F 6-9 230 10/19/90 Delaware/USA R Rio Grande Valley (NBADL)

45 Melvin Ejim F 6-6 220 3/4/91 Iowa State/Canada R Iowa State (NCAA)

55 Pierre Jackson G 5-10 180 8/29/91 Baylor/USA R Fenerbahçe Ülker ( Turkey )

Schedule:

Saturday, July 5 Orlando 1:00 p.m.

Sunday, July 6 Oklahoma City 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, July 8 Houston 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, July 9 Brooklyn 5:00 p.m.

Friday, July 11* TBD TBD

*Championship Day (all teams will play a final fifth game regardless of record)

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