DeAndre Liggins with LA Clippers in NBA Vegas Summer League

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments


DeAndre Liggins is doing everything he can to land with an NBA team this year. After he completes his stint with the Detroit Pistons in the Orlando Summer League, he’ll join the LA Clippers in the Las Vegas Summer League.

Liggins helped the Pistons beat the Houston Rockets 95-89, in his 2014 Summer League debut.  Liggins finished with 7 points, 7 rebounds, 5 steals, 1 block, and 1 assist in 28 minutes.

Here’s the official Clippers roster, including former Louisville Cardinals guard Kyle Kuric:

Num Player Pos Ht Wt DOB Last Team/Home Country Yrs
24 Keith Benson PF 6’10” 230 8/13/88 Oakland University
40 Jon Brockman PF 6’7″ 255 3/20/87 Washington
7 Lorenzo Brown PG 6’3″ 195 8/26/90 North Carolina State
17 Cameron Clark SF 6’6″ 210 9/16/91 Oklahoma
21 Will Clyburn SF 6’6″ 210 5/17/90 Iowa State
1 Armon Johnson PG 6’2″ 195 2/23/89 Nevada
12 Shawn Jones PF 6’7″ 233 3/25/92 Middle Tennessee State
5 Kyle Kuric SG 6’4″ 195 8/25/89 Louisville
14 DeAndre Liggins SG/SF 6’6″ 209 3/31/88 Kentucky
18 Amath M’Baye SF 6’8″ 215 12/14/89 Oklahoma
34 Aziz N’Diaye C 7’0″ 260 5/16/88 Washington
13 Delonte West SG 6’3″ 180 7/26/83 St. Joseph’s

Liggins was originally drafted in the second round in the 2011 NBA Draft by the Orlando Magic, and has played in 56 career NBA games with the Magic and Oklahoma City Thunder.

For his career, Liggins has averaged 1.6 points and 1.2 rebounds in 7.2 minutes of action while shooting 45.8 percent from the field. He appeared in eight postseason NBA games with Oklahoma City last season.

As a Wildcat, Liggins was named to the SEC All-Defensive Team in 2010-11, and was also named to the NCAA East Region All-Tournament Team, helping the Wildcats reach the 2011 NCAA Final Four.

Kentucky also reached the Elite Eight during Liggins’ sophomore season (2009-10).Congratulations on Liggins getting another shot to play in the NBA.

Hopefully, he’ll find an opportunity in the NBA this coming season.

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