Ten Players Added to Jam Training Camp Roster

BAKERSFIELD, November 2, 2012 – The Bakersfield Jam announced today ten players who will attend the team’s 2012-13 training camp beginning next weekend. Among them are seven returning players: Brian Butch, Stephen Dennis, Mustapha Farrakhan, Tiny Gallon, Adam Koch, Mac Koshwal, and Renaldo Major. Two players will be joining the Jam as Affiliate Players, Damion James and Ismail Muhammad, while Jerel McNeal comes via trade.

Name Pos Ht Wt From Status
Brian Butch C 6-11 240 Wisconsin Returning
Stephen Dennis G 6-6 180 Kunztown Returning
Mustapha Farrakhan G 6-3 185 Virginia Returning
Tiny Gallon F 6-9 290 Oklahoma Returning
Damion James F 6-7 225 Texas Affiliate
Adam Koch F 6-8 255 Northern Iowa Returning
Mac Koshwal F 6-10 240 DePaul Returning
Jerel McNeal G 6-3 200 Marquette Trade
Renaldo Major G 6-6 210 Fresno State Returning
Ismail Muhammad G 6-6 228 Georgia Tech Affiliate


The remaining roster spots will be filled through the 2012 NBA Development League Draft which will take place today at 4pm PT. The Jam will have draft pick #11 and a total of seven picks in the draft.

The Bakersfield Jam open the 2012-13 season on the road against the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, Friday November 23 at 5:00 p.m. PT. The Jam home opener comes a week later on Thursday, November 29 when they host the Idaho Stampede at 7:00 p.m. PT.