Red Claws excited to see what they have

Posted by: MBR on Thu Nov 10th, 2011 6:09 am
Red Claws excited to see what they haveBy Mike Lowe The Maine Red Claws management was practically giddy with their draft last week. They got a tremendously gifted athlete, 6-foot-8 forward Chris Wright from Dayton, followed by a shooting guard, Durrell Summers of Michigan State, and an potential inside force in 7-1 center Mike Tisdale of IllinoisStarting Saturday, we'll find out how good the draft really was.The Red Claws open their third NBA Development League preseason at 10 a.m. Saturday with the first of many two-a-day practices at the Portland Expo. Fourteen players will try to impress the staff and make the Red Claws' 10-man roster.For Jon Jennings, the Red Claws president and general manager who spent many years working with the Boston Celtics in various positions, it's among the best times of the season.for full story ... 11-09.html