Kevin Burleson, Jerry Holman, Quincy Lewis and Rick Rickert will participate in NBA Summer Camps over the next two weeks.
Burleson, Holman and Rickert will play for the Minnesota Timberwolves in the Pepsi Pro Summer League in Orlando, Fla. The Summer League sessions will be held at the TD Waterhouse Centre and the Magic Practice Court at the RDV Sportsplex in Orlando. The Pepsi Pro Summer League, hosted by the Orlando Magic, includes entries from Cleveland, Detroit, Miami, and Milwaukee, in addition to the Timberwolves and Orlando.
Burleson, a four-year letterwinner for Minnesota, averaged 6.7 ppg, 3.1 rpg, 4.8 apg, 1.67 spg last season. Rickert was named All-Big Ten first team by the conference coaches in 2003 after averaging 15.6 ppg and 6.2 rpg as a sophomore. He was named the first Big Ten Freshman of the Year in school history in 2002. Rickert was drafted in the second round (55th overall pick) of the 2003 NBA Draft by the Timberwolves. Lewis, a 1999 Minnesota graduate, left Minnesota as the sixth all-time leading scorer in school history with 1,614 points. He was an All-Big Ten first team pick in 1999 after averaging 23.1 ppg. He was drafted in the first round (19th overall pick) by the Utah Jazz and spent three seasons in Utah before spending the 2002-03 campaign with Maccabi-Tel Aviv in Israel.
Holman will play with the Atlanta Hawks at the 2003 Reebok Pro Summer League, July 14-20 at the University of Massachusetts-Boston. The league consists of Atlanta, Cleveland, Dallas, Milwaukee, New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia, San Antonio, Washington.
Holman averaged 9.9 ppg and 5.3 rpg as a senior in 2002-03. He led the Big Ten in field goal percentage (.592) and ranked fourth in blocks per game (1.6).