NBA Summer League: Phoenix Suns announce Vegas roster

The Phoenix Suns released their official NBA Summer League roster today that will travel with head coach Dan Majerle to Las Vegas, to play in five games from July 15-21.

The group is headlined by second-year pro Markieff Morris and rookie point guard Kendall Marshall, both of whom were taken 13th overall by Phoenix in the last two NBA drafts.  Behind Marshall, the Suns have 5-foot-8 New York bred Erving Walker, who started for Billy Donovan at Florida, along with Kansas State’s former floor general, Jacob Pullen.

One of the more intriguing inclusions is that of Patrick O’Bryant, the 7-foot center who was selected ninth overall in the 2006 draft by the Golden State Warriors. Out of Bradley, O’Bryant played for the Warriors, Celtics and Raptors before leaving the league for the D-League and overseas after 2010.

Phoenix also welcomes back Wisconsin Badger forward Marcus Landry, who was on the short-lived training camp roster heading into this past season.

Here’s the entire roster:

#              Name               Pos   Height  Weight  DOB            School                    EXP

10            Diante Garrett  G         6-4     190     11/03/88  Iowa State/USA              R

25            Matt Gatens      G          6-5     212     06/13/89   Iowa/USA                   R

54            Matt Howard      F          6-8     220     01/23/89   Butler/USA     R

16            Akos Keller      C          6-9     230     03/28/89   Albacomp (Hungary)/Hungary R

40            Marcus Landry    F          6-7     225     11/1/85    Wisconsin/USA     1

23            David Lighty    G          6-6     216     5/27/88    Ohio St./USA        R

12            Kendall Marshall G          6-4     195     08/19/91   North Carolina/USA         R

14            Tasmin Mitchell  F          6-6     235     06/25/86   Louisiana State/USA        R

11            Markieff Morris  F          6-10    245     09/02/89   Kansas/USA          1

26            Patrick O’Bryant C          7-0     248     06/20/86   Bradley/USA            4

8             Doron Perkins    G          6-3     195     05/06/83   Santa Clara/USA     R

0             Jacob Pullen     G          6-0     187     11/10/89   Kansas State/USA       R

32            DeShawn Sims     F          6-8     224     01/21/88   Michigan/USA               R

2              PJ Tucker        F          6-6     224     05/05/85   Texas/USA                 1

20            Erving Walker    G          5-8     176     1/17/90    Florida/USA                R

HEAD COACH: Dan Majerle (Central Michigan)

ASSISTANT COACHES: Noel Gillespie (Wisconsin-Whitewater), Elvis Valcarcel (Seton Hall)

HEAD ATHLETIC TRAINER: Aaron Nelson (Iowa State)

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