Hardaway Jr., Leslie & Shumpert Headline Summer League Squad

NEW YORK, July 8, 2013 The New York Knickerbockers today announced the roster for the 2013 NBA Summer League, to be held in Las Vegas from Jul. 12-22. Rookie guard Tim Hardaway Jr., who was selected 24th in the 2013 NBA Draft, veteran guard/forward Iman Shumpert and rookie forward C.J. Leslie headline the 13-man roster.

         New York will play a minimum of five games in the new tournament style format, with the first three games scheduled to be held at Cox Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The first game is scheduled for Friday, Jul. 12 against New Orleans at 1:00 p.m., Pacific Time. MSG Network will have live coverage for the seventh consecutive NBA Summer League.

         In addition, the team is scheduled to hold four practices prior to the first game.

Games at Cox Pavilion

                  Friday, July 12....................... vs. New Orleans................ 1:00 p.m................. WATCH ON MSG

                  Sunday, July 14..................... vs. Washington................. 1:00 p.m................. WATCH ON MSG

                  Monday, July 15..................... vs. Charlotte..................... 1:00 p.m................. WATCH ON MSG

                  July 17-22............................. Tournament Play....................... TBD