AUSTIN SPURS ANNOUNCE 2016 RETURNING PLAYERS AND TRAINING CAMP INVITEES

By Perri Travillion | October 29, 2016

Pre-draft list includes Austin Spurs Returning Players and San Antonio Spurs Training Camp Participants

AUSTIN, TX (Oct. 29, 2016) – The Austin Spurs, presented by SWBC, today announced the names of eight returning, affiliate and local tryout players headed to training camp prior to the start of the 2016-17 NBA D-League season.  The list includes Jarell Eddie and Demetri McCamey, who are both returning players from the 2015-16 season, along with recent San Antonio Spurs training camp participants Ryan Arcidiacano, Pato Garino, and Livio Jean-Charles.

Austin will select additional prospects during the 2016 NBA D-League draft this Sunday, Oct. 30. Training camp is scheduled to begin Wednesday, Nov. 2 at the San Antonio Spurs practice facility.

Current List of Training Camp Participants

Name Position HT WT School/From Status DOB
Ryan Arcidiacono G 6’3” 188 Villanova Affiliate 3/26/94
Livio Jean-Charles F 6’9” 216 France Affiliate 11/8/93
Jarell Eddie F 6’7” 220 Virginia Tech Returning 10/30/91
Pato Garino G 6’6” 210 George Washington Affiliate 5/17/93
Jeff Ledbetter G 6’3” 195 Idaho Local Tryout 6/15/88
Demetri McCamey G 6’3” 205 Illinois Returning 2/21/89
Darius Rice F 6’10” 267 Miami Local Tryout 10/16/82
Shaquille Thomas F 6’7” 176 Cincinnati Local Tryout 3/25/92

Fans can join head coach Ken McDonald and staff, along with Da Bull and the Capital City Dancers, for the 2016 NBA D-League Draft this Sunday, Oct. 30 at Main Event Austin (13301 US 183).  The Austin Spurs have the 18th pick.  The free draft party is open to the public and begins at noon.

The Austin Spurs home opener is Sunday, Nov. 13, at 3:00 p.m. against the Oklahoma City Blue at the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park. For schedule and ticket information, please visit austinspurs.com or call (512) 236-8333. Tickets are available now.

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