Canton Charge Sets Opening Day Roster
CANTON, OH - November 23, 2011 - The Canton Charge announced today that they have waived forward/center Marcus Hubbard due to personal reasons. The opening day roster now stands at 10 players as the Charge tips off their inaugural season on Friday, November 25th at 7:30 p.m. against the defending NBA Development League Champion Iowa Energy at the Canton Memorial Civic Center.
In a special broadcast, the Charge’s inaugural home opener will be televised on FOX Sports Ohio and simulcast nationally and internationally on NBA TV at 7:30 p.m. FSO play-by-play voice of the Cavs Fred McLeod will team up with Cavs Legend and game analyst Austin Carr to call the game. In addition, fans can watch a free live web stream of all Charge games during the season on NBA FUTURECAST at nba.com/futurecast.
Tonight, fans can tune into NBA TV at 9 p.m. for the NBA Development League Season Preview Show.
CANTON CHARGE OPENING DAY ROSTER
|Tyrell Biggs||F||6-8||240||8/1/86||Pittsburgh||Draft – 1st (15th overall)|
|Jonathan Blake||F||6-7||190||10/6/87||Texas Wesleyan||Draft – 8th (113th)|
|T.J. Campbell||G||5-9||190||1/23/88||Portland||Draft – 4th (49th)|
|Travis Franklin||F||6-7||215||10/8/88||Colorado State||Draft – 6th (81st)|
|Antonio Graves||G||6-3||190||4/17/85||Pittsburgh||Local Tryout|
|Tyrone Kent||G/F||6-5||210||7/23/86||Toledo||Draft – 5th (78th)|
|Keith McLeod||G||6-2||190||11/5/79||Bowling Green||Returning Player|
|Anthony Newell||G/F||6-5||205||2/15/86||Ball State||Local Tryout|
|Jamine Peterson||F||6-6||230||7/29/88||Providence||Returning Player|
|Marcus Relphorde||F||6-7||220||12/1/88||Colorado||Local Tryout|
Season tickets are on sale now and start as low as $5 per seat, per game. Season ticket benefits include an invitation to exclusive team events, discounts on official team merchandise, participation in special on-court game night events, access to discounts and special offers at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland and much more. All inaugural season ticket holders are also automatically included as members of the Canton Charge FOUNDERS CLUB and will receive an exclusive Canton Charge winter fleece jacket. FOUNDERS CLUB membership, in addition to regular season ticket holder benefits, also includes a very special and exclusive package of perks that begins this season and continues for all future seasons. Check www.CantonCharge.com for a full listing of Canton Charge FOUNDERS CLUB benefits and information. To secure season tickets or for more general ticket information, fans can call 1-866-444-1944 or visit www.CantonCharge.com.
Unique Fan Experience packages for group outings (20 or more tickets together) are also available for each Charge home game. For more information on special group seating, or to place an initial $100 group payment, call 1-866-444-1944.