Practice Report: Kaleb Canales

Kaleb Canales, head coach of the Mavs' Summer League team, says the goal is to play the best team basketball possible and get better everyday.

DALLAS – The Dallas Mavericks announced their roster for the 2015 NBA Summer League today, headlined by 2015 draft picks Justin Anderson and Satnam Singh, who will join returning Maverick Dwight Powell, for a five-game slate played in Las Vegas from July 11-20.

For the third consecutive year, teams will compete in a tournament-style schedule that will crown an NBA Summer League Champion on Monday, July 20. Dallas will open the preliminary round with back-to-back games against the New Orleans Pelicans and Portland Trail Blazers on July 11 and 12. The Mavericks will then face the Washington Wizards on July 14 before being seeded in a tournament that starts on July 15 and concludes with the Championship Game on July 20. Each team is guaranteed to play at least five games.

All games will be held at the COX Pavilion and Thomas & Mack Center on the campus of the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. TXA 21 will air the Mavericks game against the Trail Blazers on Sunday, July 12, and the game against the Wizards on Tuesday, July 14. The NBA TV broadcast schedule will be released at a later date. All games will be streamed live on Mavs.com.

The Mavericks will be spending their 10th summer in Las Vegas. Mavericks assistant coach Kaleb Canales will serve as the head coach of Dallas’ summer league team for the second year in a row. Before the team makes the trip to Las Vegas, a mini camp will be held at American Airlines Center in Dallas from July 7-10.

2015 MAVERICKS SUMMER LEAGUE PRACTICE SCHEDULE (all times local)

Tuesday, July 7 Practice American Airlines Center 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, July 8 Practice American Airlines Center 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.*
American Airlines Center 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, July 9 Practice American Airlines Center 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.*
American Airlines Center 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Friday, July 10 Practice American Airlines Center 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.*

Additional practice/shootaround dates and times: TBD

*Open to media after practice concludes

2015 MAVERICKS SUMMER LEAGUE GAME SCHEDULE

Game Date Opponent Location Time(All Times Local)
1 Sat. July 11 New Orleans Cox Pavilion 3:00pm
2 Sun. July 12 Portland Cox Pavilion 9:00pm*
3 Tue. July 14 Washington Thomas & Mac Center 2:30pm*
4 Wed. July 15 Los Angeles Thomas & Mac Center 7:30pm**
5 Thur. July 16 D-League Select Thomas & Mac Center 5:30pm
6 Sat. July 18 Hawks Thomas & Mac Center 5:00pm**

*Broadcast on TXA 21
**Broadcast on NBA TV

2015 DALLAS MAVERICKS SUMMER LEAGUE ROSTER

No. Player Pos. Ht. Wt. Prior to NBA/Country D.O.B. Yrs.
4 Kevin Pangos G 6-2 180 Gonzaga/Canada 1/26/93 R
8 Dwight Powell F/C 6-11 240 Stanford/Canada 7/20/91 1
9 Bobby Ray Parks G 6-4 205 Hapee Fresh Fighters/Philippines 2/19/93 R
10 Okaro White F 6-9 204 Florida State/USA 8/13/92 R
13 Pablo Aguilar F 6-8 235 Valencia Basket/Spain 2/9/89 R
18 Maalik Wayns G 6-1 195 Villanova/USA 5/2/91 2
18 Maalik Wayns G 6-1 195 Villanova/USA 5/2/91 2
20 Darius Miller F 6-8 225 Kentucky/USA 3/21/90 3
23 Justin Anderson G 6-6 228 Virginia/USA 11/19/93 R
23 Justin Anderson G 6-6 228 Virginia/USA 11/19/93 R
27 Jordan Crawford G 6-4 195 Xavier (Ohio)/USA 10/23/88 4
30 Jeremy Tyler C/F 6-10 250 San Diego HS (CA)/USA 6/21/91 3
33 Alex Stepheson C/F 6-10 270 USC/USA 8/7/87 R
52 Satnam Singh C 7-2 290 IMG Academy (FL)/India 12/10/95 R

Head Coach: Kaleb Canales, Texas-Arlington
Assistant Coach: Jamahl Mosley, Colorado
Assistant Coach: Mike Shedd, Purdue
Assistant Coach: Mike Weinar, Florida

Pronunciation Guide:
Pablo Aguilar – ag-e-LAR
Kevin Pangos – PAYNE-goes
Satnam Singh – SOUGHT-num SING
Alex Stepheson – STEEVIS-son
Maalik Wayns – muh-leek WAYNE-S
Okaro White – o-CAR-o

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