Edwin Ubiles To Play With Memphis Grizzlies In NBA Summer League

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Ubiles did not play in first 4 games for Memphis .

Former Siena Saint Edwin Ubiles will join the Memphis Grizzlies in the NBA Summer League in Orlando. As previously reported fellow former Saint OD Anosike will also compete in Orlando with the Boston Celtics. Although the two teams are not scheduled to play each other, a matchup could occur in the playoff rounds.

The Grizzlies roster is headlined by second-year guard Jamaal Franklin, 2014 first round draft pick Jordan Adams (No. 22 overall) and 2014 second round draft pick Jarnell Stokes (No. 35 overall).  Franklin and Ubiles are the only two on the summer league roster with NBA regular season game experience.

Ubiles spent this past season in Japan playing for Kyoto Hannaryz of the Basketball Japan League (BJL) where he averaged a team-leading 15.5 points per game along with 3.8 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game. In 2012-2013 he played for the Santa Cruz Warriors and the Springfield Armor of the NBA Developmental League averaging 8.3 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.4 assists for the season.

In 2011-2012, Ubiles was named D-League Rookie of the Year, playing for the Dakota Wizards where he averaged 19.6 points, 5 rebounds, and 3.1 assists per game. He earned a call-up for four games to the Washington Wizards, becoming the first Siena Saint to appear in a regular season NBA game.

The Grizzlies’ summer league schedule includes games on Saturday, July 5 vs. Miami, Sunday, July 6 vs. Detroit, Tuesday, July 8 vs. Orlando and Thursday, July 10 vs. Houston before competing in championship day on Friday, July 11. NBA TV will televise the Orlando Pro Summer League games with a complete schedule of games. All games are available live on NBA.com and on the NBA Game Time app.

Ubiles previously played for the PR National team in 2012 along with former Siena teammate Alex Franklin. They competed in the Centrobasket Championships tournament, a biennial event for national teams from Central America and the Caribbean, earning the silver medal. Ubiles, whose grandparents are from Puerto Rico, also competed with the PR National team in 2011, winning the Gold medal in the Pan Am Games.

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