Mar 23, 2014; St. Louis, MO, USA; Wichita State Shockers forward Cleanthony Early (11) reacts after scoring against the Kentucky Wildcats during the second half in the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men

Cleanthony Early headlines New York Knicks Summer League roster

The New York Knicks announced their 2014 Las Vegas Summer League roster on Thursday, one that is headlined by two youngsters they expect big things from.

Last year’s first-round pick Tim Hardaway Jr. and this year’s second-round selection Cleanthony Early headline the Knicks’ roster that also features center Cole Aldrich, forward Jeremy Tyler and guard Shane Larkin in addition to another 2014 second-round pick in Thanasis Antetokounmpo.

The 2014 Vegas Summer League will be held in Las Vegas from Jul. 11-21.

The Knicks will play a minimum of five games in the tournament-style format, with games scheduled to be held at Cox Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. New York’s first game is scheduled for Friday, Jul. 11 against Dallas at 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time.

In addition to Early getting his first look in a Knicks uniform, it will be the first time new Knicks head coach Derek Fisher gets a shot at being a coach.

The Knicks entire Summer League roster is as follows:

2014 New York Knicks Summer League Roster: 

No  Player                     Pos   Ht     Wt    Born                College/Country                2013-14 Team                 Yrs

45   Cole Aldrich            C   6-11  245   Oct. 31, 1988     Kansas/USA                       New York/NBA                      4

43   Thanasis Antetokounmpo  F    6-7   215   Jul. 17, 1992    Greece                        Delaware/D-League            R

26   Shannon Brown         G    6-4   205   Nov. 29, 1985  Michigan State/USA             New York/NBA                    8

17   Cleanthony Early        F    6-8   219   Apr. 17, 1991   Wichita State/USA                Wichita State/NCAA           R

14   Langston Galloway     G    6-2   202   Dec. 9, 1991    Saint Joseph’s/USA              Saint Joseph’s/NCAA         R

5    Tim Hardaway Jr.       G    6-6   205   Mar. 16, 1992   Michigan/USA                       New York/NBA                 1

40   Jordan Henriquez       C   6-11  250   Aug. 29, 1989  Kansas State/USA                Rio Grande/D-League       R

25   Zane Johnson            G    6-6   210   Aug. 1, 1989    Hawaii/USA                          Canton/D-League             R

0    Shane Larkin              G   5-11  176   Oct. 2, 1992     Miami (FL)/USA                    Dallas/NBA                        1

50   Cameron Moore         F   6-10  230   Nov. 12, 1990  Alabama-Birmingham/USA   Casserta/Italy                   R

35   Will Sheehey              F    6-7   200   Jan. 16, 1992   Indiana/USA                         Indiana/NCAA                    R

6    Brandon Triche          G    6-4   210   Feb. 1, 1991    Syracuse/USA                      Trento/Italy                        R

4    Jeremy Tyler              F    6-9   250   Jun. 12, 1991   San Diego HS (CA)/USA        New York/NBA                    3

55   Jordan Vandenberg   C    7-1   245   Mar. 25, 1990   North Carolina State/USA   North Carolina State/NCAA   R

Head Coach: Derek Fisher (Arkansas- Little Rock)

Head Athletic Trainer: Roger Hinds (Brooklyn College)

Associate Athletic Trainer: Anthony Goenaga (Long Island University)

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