Utah Jazz Announces 2008 Summer League Roster

Utah Jazz Announces 2008 Summer League Roster



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SALT LAKE CITY (July 11, 2008) - The Utah Jazz announced today the team's roster for its summer camp leading into the 2008 Rocky Mountain Revue presented by StoresOnline. Returning Jazzmen Morris Almond and Kyrylo Fesenko will be joined by 2008 first-round pick Kosta Koufos on the 17-man roster.

Also expected to participate in camp are former Jazz training camp invitees Hiram Fuller (2006) and Kevin Lyde (2007), 2007-08 Utah Flash players Kevin Kruger and Brian Jackson, ex-Ute Britton Johnsen, NBA veteran Yaroslav Korolev, as well as Tyrone Brazleton, Earl Calloway, Russell Carter, Mike Efevberha, Brian Greene, Leemire Goldwire, Rickey Paulding and Haminn Quaintance.

The Jazz summer league team will appear in six games in the 2008 Rocky Mountain Revue presented by StoresOnline, which takes place from July 18-25 at the Lifetime Activities Center on the Salt Lake Community College campus. The Jazz open the Revue against the San Antonio Spurs summer league entry on July 18 at 7 p.m.

2008 Utah Jazz Rocky Mountain Revue Roster

No.    Player             Pos    Ht.   Wt.     Birthdate    College/From     Yrs.
<p>
   22       Morris Almond                SG         6-6       225      2/2/85            Rice                                    1
</p><p>
     6       Tyrone Brazelton            PG         6-0       180      3/30/86          Western Kentucky              R
</p><p>
   23       Earl Calloway                  PG         6-3       175      9/30/83          Indiana                               R
</p><p>
   43       Russell Carter                  SG         6-4       220      3/30/85          Notre Dame                        R
</p><p>
   25       Mike Efevberha               G          6-4       195      8/22/84          Cal State Northridge           R
</p><p>
   44       Kyrylo Fesenko                C          7-1       288      12/24/86        Ukraine                               1
</p><p>
   51       Hiram Fuller                    PF         6-9       268      5/13/81          Fresno State                        1
</p><p>
   40       Brian Greene                   SF         6-9       225      8/30/81          Colorado State                    R
</p><p>
   10       Leemire Goldwire            G          5-11     190      11/24/84        Charlotte                            R
</p><p>
   33       Brian Jackson                  PF         6-9       245      10/4/80          Oregon State                       R
</p><p>
   30       Britton Johnsen               SF         6-10     245      7/8/79            Utah                                   R
</p><p>
   16       Yaroslav Korolev            SF         6-9       203      5/7/87            Russia                                 2
</p><p>
   41       Kosta Koufos                   C          7-1       245      2/24/89          Ohio State                          R
</p><p>
     2       Kevin Kruger                  PG         6-2       185      5/1/83            UNLV                                R
</p><p>
   42       Kevin Lyde                      C          6-10     260      3/12/80          Temple                               R
</p><p>
   21       Rickey Paulding              SG         6-5       218      10/23/82        Missouri                             R
</p><p>
   11       Haminn Quaintance         SF         6-8       220      8/14/85          Kent State                           R
</p><p>
                   Head Coach:                                          Jerry Sloan (Evansville)
</p><p>
                       Assistant Coaches:                                 Phil Johnson (Utah State)
</p><p>
                                                                                     Tyrone Corbin (DePaul)
</p><p>
                                                                                     Scott Layden (St. Francis (PA))
</p><p>
                       Assistant Coach, Player Development:  Mark McKown (South Carolina Upstate)
</p><p>
                       Head Athletic Trainer:                           Gary Briggs (Morehead State)
</p><p>
                       Asst. Athletic Trainer/Equipment Mgr.: Brian Zettler (Texas A&M, North Texas</p>

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