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NBA Rosters Fill Up As Training Camp Approaches

Undrafted rookies, minor league players and other prospects are being invited to teams' training camps ahead of the preseason. Each team roster will be cut down to 15 by the end of October.

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Tony Mitchell Expected To Be In Kings Camp

The Sacramento Kings expect to begin training camp with 18 players, and one of those players will likely be undrafted rookie Tony Mitchell, a small forward out of Alabama. Mitchell impressed the Kings this summer and is expected to be among four players fighting for the Kings last roster spot. Sacramento has 14 players currently under contract.

Mitchell, who left Alabama after his junior year following a suspension, averaged 11.4 points per game during summer league games with the Kings. Summer-league coach Alex English called Mitchell the team's most consistent player. At Alabama, the athletic 6-foot-6 forward averaged 15.2 points his sophomore year, but only 13.1 during his junior season.

The Kings finished the 2011-12 season with the second worst record in the Western Conference at 22-44 and tied for the fourth worth record in the league. The Kings ended up with the fifth pick in the 2012 NBA Draft and selected forward Thomas Robinson.

For more on the Sacramento Kings, check out Sactown Royalty. For NBA news from around the league, be sure to visit SB Nation's NBA hub.


DeQuan Jones, Armon Johnson Invited To Magic Camp

The Orlando Magic are expected to sign DeQuan Jones and Armon Johnson, according to the Orlando Sentinel. The addition of those two players would increase Orlando's training camp roster to 19.

Related: Orlando Magic Drastically Overpaid Their Players in Last Year of Otis Smith Era

Jones, who was not selected during the 2012 NBA Draft, spent four seasons playing for the Miami Hurricanes in the ACC. The athletic forward was never a major contributor for the Hurricanes, but he was a regular off the bench. In his senior season, he averaged 5.9 points and 3.6 rebounds per game, and both of those were career highs.

Johnson, who was a second round pick in 2010, has spent time with the Portland Trail Blazers and Brooklyn Nets. He averaged 5.2 points per game last season.

For more coverage, visit Magic blog Orlando Pinstriped Post. And for all your pro basketball needs, stay tuned to SB Nation's NBA hub.

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