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Romeo Travis & Dru Joyce III set to play for Cavaliers in NBA Summer League

By mikeb Published: July 9, 2008

Romeo Travis and Dru Joyce III were selected to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2008 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Travis and Joyce were each standout players at St. Vincent-St. Mary High School and The University of Akron. The tandem were high school teammates of current Cavaliers star LeBron James, who will play for USA in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China.

Travis, the 2007 Mid-American Conference Player of the Year, played on the Cavaliers Summer Team last season.

Travis and Joyce were professional teammates this past season in Germany on Ratiopharm Ulm in the Bundesliga League after Travis briefly played for Alerta Cantabria and Ciudad de Huelva in Spain.

Joyce played 34 games for Ulm and averaged 9.5 points and 4.4 assists in about 26 minutes per game. Travis played 10 games for Ulm and averaged 10.8 points and 5.1 rebounds in about 23 minutes per game.

Former Cavalier Robert "Tractor" Traylor is also on the Summer League team with current Cavalier roster players Lance Allred and Billy Thomas and rookies J.J. Hickson and Darnell Jackson.

Here is a link to the Cavaliers website with schedule and roster information: http://www.nba.com/cavaliers/news/summer_league_080708.html

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