Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Red Claws Invite 7 to Training Camp


The Maine Red Claws, presented by Quirk Chevrolet, today announced the first seven players invited to the team’s training camp to be held later this month. The announcement was made by Red Claws President and General Manager Jon Jennings.

“These seven players represent the beginnings of what will become the Maine Red Claws,” Jennings said. “We are excited by the quality of players who are coming to our training camp and believe this is an excellent first step in assembling our roster.”

The seven players are:

Name Pos. Hgt Wgt College How Acquired

Billy Thomas G 6-5 215
Kansas Expansion Draft

Noel Felix F 6-9 235
Fresno State Expansion Draft

Will Blalock G 6-0 205
Iowa State Allocation

Tyrell Blair F 6-11 242
Boston College Allocation

Abdulai Jalloh G 6-2 190
James Madison Tryouts

Michael Williams F 6-11 245
Bryant College Tryouts

Stanley Thomas F 6-5 205
Robert Morris Tryouts

The Red Claws will hold their 2009 NBA Development League Draft party at Binga’s Stadium Smokehouse and Sports Bar on Thursday, November 5. The 9th annual draft will air live on NBA TV beginning at 7 PM EST.

Season tickets and individual tickets are now on sale for the 2009-10 season. Group tickets are also available to groups of 15 or more. The Red Claws will play their home opener on Friday, December 4 when they host the Springfield Armor. For more information on Red Claws tickets, please contact a Red Claws account executive at (207) 210-6655.



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