Austin Spurs To Hold Local Player Tryouts September 16
Austin, TX (August 8, 2017) – The Austin Spurs, presented by SWBC, announced that they will host local player tryouts on Saturday, Sept. 16 in Austin. Team tryouts will be held at the Round Rock Sports Center (2400 Chisholm Trail, Round Rock, Texas 78681) with check-in beginning at 8:30 a.m.
The Austin Spurs are the NBA G League affiliate of the five-time NBA Champion San Antonio Spurs. Former tryout participants include Jeff Ledbetter, who played with Austin during the 2016-17 season averaging 9.6 points, 2.2 assists and 1.9 rebounds in 38 games. He later joined the Spurs Summer League team in Las Vegas where he averaged 6.4 points, 1.6 assists and 1.2 rebounds in five games. Former Spur Jonathon Simmons, along with Eric Dawson, Terrence Woodbury and Devondrick Walker are all products of Austin tryouts. All have gone on to play overseas, in the NBA G League or the NBA.
Local player tryouts provide players an opportunity to showcase their skills in front of the Spurs basketball operations staff and local coaches. Attendees compete to earn an invitation to the Austin Spurs training camp in October.
Tryout participants should submit the required registration, disclosure and release forms, along with a $150 non-refundable fee prior to Sept 13. Walk-up registration is subject to availability and is $175. Acceptable forms of payment are a cashier’s check or money order. Tryouts are limited to the first 150 registered players who submit their completed registration forms and payment. All required forms are available below. For any additional questions, please call the office at (512) 236-8333.