PALMER TO MAKE DEBUT IN NBA SUMMER LEAGUE THIS SUNDAY FOR WASHINGTON

Former Texas A&M-Corpus Christi basketball player Kevin Palmer continues his trek towards a spot on an NBA roster this Sunday when he takes his skills to the court for the Washington Wizards in the 2010 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. The summer league runs July 9-17.

Palmer, who finished his career as an Islander this past spring, is part of a roster that includes the first overall pick in this year's NBA Draft, John Wall of Kentucky. The Wizards open against Golden State at 7 p.m. Central on Sunday.

In two seasons with the Islanders, Palmer recorded two of three highest single-season scoring totals with 599 points as a junior and 631 points as a senior earning All-Southland Conference First-Team honors finishing fifth in career scoring with 1,230 points. He led the league in steals as a senior and finished his career with a school record 163 steals.

As a junior, Palmer was named the Southland Conference Newcomer of the Year as well as first-team all-conference after leading the league in scoring with 18.2 points a game. He was named to the All-NABC District 23 First-Team each season.

2010 Wizards Summer League Roster

Num

Player

Position

Height

Weight

From

35

Trevor Booker

F

6'7"

240

Clemson

13

David Harrison

C

7'0"

280

Colorado

16

Eric Hayes

G

6'4"

180

Unknown

32

Lester Hudson

G

6'3"

190

Tennessee-Martin

42

Abdulai Jalloh

G

6'2"

190

James Madison

20

Cartier Martin

G-F

6'7"

220

Kansas State

34

JaVale McGee

C

7'0"

252

Nevada-Reno

30

Raymar Morgan

F

6'8"

230

Unknown

55

Hamady Ndiaye

C

6'11"

235

Unknown

8

Kevin Palmer

G-F

6'6"

205

TX A&M-Corpus Christi

33

Aaron Pettway

F-C

6'10"

240

Oklahoma State

12

Jerome Randle

G

5'10"

172

Unknown

31

Kyle Spain

F

6'5"

209

San Diego State

50

Mike Sweetney

F

6'8"

260

Unknown

2

John Wall

G

6'4"

195

Kentucky

52

Sun Yue

F

6'7"

205

China



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Zierden, Don

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Unseld Jr., Wes

Saunders, Ryan

Wells, Mike

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