HoopsHype Ronald Roberts rumors
He would be playing in two NBA summer leagues — in Orlando with the Philadelphia 76ers and in Las Vegas with the Miami Heat. “I want to show these teams my motor, that I never stop playing hard, how I can rebound, get up and down the floor, be athletic,” said Roberts, who averaged 14.4 points and 7.4 rebounds last season for at St. Joe’s team, and went for 15 points and 10 rebounds when St. Joe’s lost to eventual national champion UConn in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, losing 89-81 in OT. “And show my mid-range jumper and my ball-handling, so I’m hoping to show both of those things in the summer leagues.” Former Cincinnati guard Sean Kilpatrick of White Plains and former St. John’s forward JaKarr Sampson are also on the Sixers’ summer league team. St. John’s and St. Joe’s met in the NIT during Roberts’s junior season. “I played against him, he’s good,” he said. “If you look at the roster, they have a lot of athletic guys on the team so I’m looking forward to playing with those guys.” ZagsBlog.com
Heat summer-league team coming into focus: Shabazz Napier, Justin Hamilton and James Ennis will be the core of the Heat's summer-league team, but there will be other talented players representing the Heat in Orlando and Las Vegas as well. Five undrafted players that will be joining the Heat: PG Langston Hall of Mercer, SG Tyler Johnson of Fresno State, SG Andre Dawkins of Duke, F Ronald Roberts of St. Joe's and F Jerrelle Benimon of Towson. Miami Herald
#Nets officially announce two workouts this week on Tuesday and Wednesday. Here's the list: Tuesday: Langston Hall, Branden Frazier, Cameron Clark, Kyle Casey, Akil Mitchell, Cory Jefferson, Artem Klimenko; Wednesday: Semaj Christon, Xavier Thames, CJ Fair, James McAdoo, Johnny O'Bryant, Ronald Roberts. Twitter
In this group was another six players, evenly split between the positions...two point guards, two wings, and two bigs. The most notable prospects in attendence were Shabazz Napier (PG, UCONN), Jerami Grant (SF/PF, Syracuse), and Glenn Robinson III (SF, Michigan). Other attendees included Cameron Bairstow (PF/C, New Mexico), Joe Jackson (PG, Memphis), and Ronald Roberts Jr. (PF, Saint Josephs). Bright Side of the Sun
Adam Zagoria: Former St. Joe's F Ronald Roberts has 6 NBA team workouts scheduled, his agent tells @SNYtv. Twitter @AdamZagoria
Jonathan Rinehart: The Jazz will hold the first pre-draft workouts of the off-season on Wednesday. Six players participating: Taylor Braun (North Dakota St), Bryce Cotton (Providence), Stephen Holt (St. Mary’s), Akil Mitchell (Virginia), Mike Moser (Oregon) & Ronald Roberts Jr. (St. Joe’s) Twitter @jonrinehart
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