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A full primer for today’s basketball alumni event

Post by Todd Dybas / The News Tribune on June 23, 2013 at 1:55 am with No Comments »
June 23, 2013 1:55 am

Washington’s first basketball alumni event is set for today. We’ll have a bunch of video and interviews afterward here on the blog. Here’s a primer for the event:

PRE-2009 TEAM    
PlayerPos.Ht.YearsHometown/Current team
Brandon BurmeisterG6-foot-42005-09Mercer Island
Will ConroyG6-foot-22002-05Seattle
Hans GasserF6-foot-92004-07Issaquah
Spencer HawesF7-foot2007Philadelphia 76ers
Mike JensenF6-foot-82003-06Kent
Bobby JonesF6-foot-72003-06Compton, Calif./Virtus Roma (Italy)
Nate RobinsonG5-foot-92003-05Seattle/Chicago Bulls*
Brandon RoyG6-foot-62003-06Seattle/Minnesota Timberwolves**
Tre SimmonsG6-foot-52004-05Seattle/Krasne Krylay Samara (Russia)
Jamaal WilliamsF6-foot-62005-06Corono, Calif.

* Robinson is a free agent who played last season for the Bulls
** Roy played just five games for Minnesota last season before knee problems again forced him off the court. He was waived by the Timberwolves after the season.

POST-2009 TEAM    
PlayerPos.Ht.YearsHometown/Current team
Matthew Bryan-AmaningF6-foot-92009-11London/KK Radnicki Kragujevac (Serbia)
Jon BrockmanF6-foot-82006-09Snohomish/Limoges CSP (France)
Justin DentmonG5-foot-112006-09Carbondale, Ill./Capitaines de Arecibo (Puerto Rico)
Darnell GantF6-foot-82008-11Los Angeles/Oberwart (Austria)
Justin HolidayF6-foot-62007-10Chatsworth, Calif./Philadelphia 76ers
Quincy PondexterF6-foot-62007-10Fresno, Calif./Memphis Grizzlies
Terrence RossG6-foot-62011-12Portland/Toronto Raptors
Isaiah ThomasG5-foot-92009-11Tacoma/Sacramento Kings
Tony WrotenG6-foot-62012Seattle/Memphis Grizzlies

Team coaches: Warren Moon and Lenny Wilkens

Other participants in attendance or playing in the “Legends” game:

Todd MacCulloch, Christian Welp, Bryan Boston, Dion Brown, Eldridge Recasner, Donald Watts, Chester Dorsey, Bob Houbregs, Steve Hawes, Dick Crews, George Irvine, Lorenzo Romar, Jason Hamilton, Jamal Crawford, Shawn Kemp

Expected in the 3-point contest: Ryan Appleby, Isaiah Thomas, Justin Dentmon, Eldridge Recasner, plus others.

Event schedule:

Doors open: noon

Team intros: 1 p.m.

Tip-off: 1:03 p.m.

Fan 3-point contest: Halftime

Alumni dunk contest between Terrence Ross and Nate Robinson (round 1) 4 p.m.

Alumni dunk contest (round 2) 4:15 p.m.

Alumni dunk contest (final) 4:20 p.m.

Dunk contest trophy presentation: 4:30 p.m.

Some Terrence Ross dunk highlights to get ready with:

Some Nate Robinson dunk highlights to get ready with:

The event will be carried on 950-KJR.

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