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Long Island Nets Announce Local Player Tryout on September 24

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The Long Island Nets, the NBA Development League affiliate of the Brooklyn Nets, will hold a local player tryout on September 24.

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In June 2016 NBA Development League President Malcolm Turner joined Brooklyn Nets CEO Brett Yormark and General Manager Sean Marks to announce that the Long Island Nets will join the D-League for the 2016-17 season.

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Brookville, NY - August 25, 2016 - The Long Island Nets, the NBA Development League affiliate of the Brooklyn Nets, will hold a local player tryout on September 24 leading up to the team’s inaugural season in the NBA D-League. The tryout will be held at the Pratt Recreation Center on LIU Post’s campus, which is located at 720 Northern Blvd. in Brookville, N.Y. Player check-in for the tryout will begin at 9 a.m.

Basketball operations personnel from the Long Island Nets and Brooklyn Nets will be in attendance to evaluate players as participants compete to earn an invitation to Long Island Nets training camp in November.

Players interested in participating in the tryout can download registration and waiver forms online. All tryout participants must be eligible to play in the NBA D-League.

Participation is limited to the first 125 applicants who submit the required registration and waiver forms to tryouts@longislandnets.com along with the required $125 registration fee that can be submitted online. Space permitting, limited walk-up participants will be accepted on the day of the tryout for a registration fee of $150. All registration fees are non-refundable.

Limited seating will be available to the public for a $5 admission fee on the day of the tryout. Doors will open for admission at 10 a.m., and all proceeds will benefit the Nets Foundation. Filming of any portion of the tryout is not permitted.

About the Long Island Nets
The Long Island Nets are the NBA Development League affiliate of the Brooklyn Nets. In the team’s inaugural 2016-17 season, the Long Island Nets will play home games at Barclays Center and practice at HSS Training Center in Brooklyn. The new Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum will become the permanent home of the team starting with the 2017-18 season, following the venue’s extensive renovation. For more information, please visit longislandnets.com and follow @longislandnets on Twitter and Instagram.