The Chicago Bulls announced their team which will participate in the 2012 Las Vegas Summer League. Current Bulls forward Jimmy Butler (last year’s #1 pick out of Marquette), along with Chicago’s first-round pick Marquis Teague (No. 29 overall in the 2012 NBA Draft out of Kentucky) highlight this summer’s 12-man roster.
Will Teague be the next in line of great John Calipari point guards, like Derrick Rose? Check out another big name on the roster- Demetri McCamey, the former Illini point guard who prepped at suburban St. Joseph’s before Illinois and played in Turkey professionally after Champaign.
The Bulls begin summer league play on Tuesday, July 17 versus the Boston Celtics. All five of Chicago’s games will be played at COX Pavilion and the Thomas & Mack Center located on the campus of UNLV. NBA TV will televise 57 games, including 38 live from both the Thomas & Mack Center and COX Pavilion. Summer League games will also be available live on NBA.com and NBA Mobile through NBA SUMMER LEAGUE BROADBAND.
NO. PLAYER POS. HT. WT. DOB PRIOR TO NBA/ HOME COUNTRY YRS.
0 Leon Powe F 6-8 240 01/22/84 California/USA 4
8 Chase Simon G 6-7 216 03/11/89 Detroit Mercy/USA R
12 Demetri McCamey G 6-3 200 02/21/89 Illinois/USA R
14 Malcolm Thomas F 6-9 225 11/08/88 San Diego State/USA 1
17 Jermaine Taylor G 6-4 210 12/08/86 Central Florida/USA 1
20 Ramone Moore G 6-4 190 05/27/89 Temple/USA R
21 Jimmy Butler G/F 6-7 220 09/14/89 Marquette/USA 1
24 Edwin Ubiles F/G 6-6 204 11/26/86 Siena/USA 1
25 Marquis Teague G 6-2 189 04/28/93 Kentucky/USA R
30 Henry Sims C 6-10 245 03/27/90 Georgetown/USA R
31 Olek Czyz F 6-7 240 03/03/90 Nevada-Reno/Poland R
34 Jamie Skeen F 6-8 242 05/02/88 Virginia Commonwealth/USA R
2012 CHICAGO BULLS NBA SUMMER LEAGUE SCHEDULE
DATE TIME OPPONENT LOCATION
July 17 7:00 p.m. Boston COX Pavilion
July 18 3:00 p.m. Houston COX Pavilion
July 20 5:30 p.m. Golden State* Thomas & Mack Center
July 21 5:30 p.m. L.A. Clippers* Thomas & Mack Center
July 22 1:00 p.m. Milwaukee COX Pavilion
ALL TIMES PACIFIC
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