Jam Announce 2011-12 Opening Day Roster

BAKERSFIELD, November 23, 2011 The Bakersfield Jam announced today their opening day roster for the 2011-12 NBA Development League season. The 10-man roster includes two returning players, two players acquired through a trade, three players selected in the 2011 NBA D-League Draft, and three Open Tryouts standouts. The Jam tip-off the season this Friday, November 25, against the Reno Bighorns at the Jam Events Center at 7 p.m.

Name Pos Ht Wt From Status
Brian Butch C 6-11 241 Wisconsin Returning (09-10)
Osiris Eldridge G 6-3 230 Illinois State Trade
Mustapha Farrakhan G 6-3 185 Virginia Draft Pick
Justin Graham G 6-4 192 San Jose State Draft Pick
Damian Johnson G/F 6-6 198 Minnesota Open Tryouts
Adam Koch F 6-8 230 Northern Iowa Returning (10-11)
Renaldo Major F 6-7 205 Fresno State Trade
David Palmer F/C 6-9 255 N. Kentucky Draft Pick
Juan Pattillo F 6-6 220 W. Kentucky Open Tryouts
Adrian Thomas G/F 6-7 224 Miami Open Tryouts

Bakersfield waived Ronnie Aguilar, Nick Covington, Anthony Harris (due to injury), Juma Kamara, Billy Knight, Perry Stevenson (due to injury) and Lawrence Westbrook, finalizing the team roster.

Tune in to NBA TV at 6 pm PT tonight for the 2011-12 NBA D-League Season Preview.

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