Austin, TX (July 31, 2018) – The Austin Spurs, 2018 NBA G League Champions, today announced that they will host local player tryouts on Saturday, Sept. 15. 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. 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 $175 non-refundable fee prior to Sept 7. Walk-up registration is subject to availability and is $200. Acceptable forms of payment are cash, cashier’s check or money order. Tryouts are limited to the first 200 registered players who submit their completed registration forms and payment. All required forms are available at www.austinspurs.com or by calling the office at (512) 236-8333.
Austin is the NBA G League affiliate of the five-time NBA Champion San Antonio Spurs. Jordan Green and Daniel Alexander earned roster spots after attending the 2017 local tryouts. Green also played with the San Antonio Spurs during the 2018 NBA Summer League games. Former San Antonio Spur Jonathon Simmons got his start with the Austin Spurs after participating in the local tryouts in 2013.