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Skyforce Announce Training Camp Invitees

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Sioux Falls, S.D. (Oct. 31, 2012) – The Sioux Falls Skyforce announced today 11 players that will bypass the 2012 NBA Development League Draft and attend training camp which is set to begin on Saturday, Nov. 10. The 11 training camp invitees are a combination of returning players, affiliate players and open tryout attendees.

Read below for more information on the training camp invitees:

Name                             Pos       Ht       Wt       DOB            From                                 Status

Keith Benson                    C       6-11     230      08/13/88       Oakland University             Returning

Dan Coleman                    F        6-9      225      02/13/85       Minnesota                          Open Tryout

Nick Covington                 G        6-2      200      08/23/85       Oklahoma City                   Returning

Will Foster                        C        7-5      260      03/07/88       Gonzaga                             Returning

Brian Hamilton                   F        6-6      205      05/14/82       Louisiana-Lafayette            Returning

Troy Hudson                     G        6-1      178      03/13/76       Southern Illinois                  Affiliate (Minnesota)

Robert McKiver                G        6-3      190      12/24/84       Houston                             Open Tryout

Demetris Nichols               F        6-8      215      09/04/84       Syracuse                            Affiliate (Minnesota)

Gabe Pruitt                        G        6-4      185      04/19/86       Southern California             Returning

Joston Thomas*                F        6-7      230      09/05/89       Hawaii                                Open Tryout

Jarvis Varnado                F/C      6-9      230      03/01/88       Mississippi State                 Affiliate (Miami)

* – Rookie

The Skyforce will host their 2012 NBA D-League Draft party at Tinner's Bar & Grill (449 W. 69th St.) on Friday, Nov. 2. beginning at 5:45 p.m. The event will take place in the Tinner's Event Center and season ticket packets will be available for pickup.

Season tickets and 12-ticket flex packs for the 2012-13 season are on sale. Discounts and benefits are available for groups of 10 or more. Single game tickets will go on sale on Friday, Nov. 9 at 10 a.m. The home opener is set for Saturday, Nov. 24 against the Iowa Energy. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. CT at the Sioux Falls Arena. For more information please contact a Skyforce representative at (605) 332-0605.

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