Reduce Roster to 13 Players, Including Two NBA Assignees


PORTLAND, ME - The Maine Red Claws, presented by Unum, today announced they have waived guard Corey Allmond and placed Jeremiah Rivers on the Inactive List. The Red Claws will open their 4th NBA Development League season with 12 players on their roster, including two players on assignment from the Boston Celtics:


No.   Name                                      Pos.           Hgt               Wgt               College

9        Shelvin Mack                       G                 6-2                212                 Butler

12     Raheem Singleton*          G                 5-11             200                 Maine

13     Xavier Silas                            G                 6-5                201                 N. Illinois

15     Micah Downs                       F                  6-9                190                 Gonzaga

23     Champ Oguchi                     G                 6-6                200                 Illinois State

24     Omar Reed                           F                  6-6                215                 Bluefield

32     Kris Joseph* (NBA)           F                  6-7                215                 Syracuse

33     Chris Wright                         F                  6-8                225                 Dayton

41     Fab Melo* (NBA)               C                 7-0                255                 Syracuse

42     Brian Cusworth                   C                 7-0                256                 Harvard

44     Scott VanderMeer            C                 7-0                253                 Illinois-Chicago

50     Chris Ayer                             C                 6-11             245                 Loyola Marymount

* - rookie

The Red Claws will open the 2012-13 regular season on the road this Friday, November 23 at Canton with the first of two on the road before returning to Maine for their home opener on Friday, November 30 vs. the Los Angeles D-Fenders. The Red Claws will play 24 home games at the Portland Expo this season, and individual ticket prices are available for $6, $10, $15, $20 and $30. Tickets for all Red Claws home games are now on sale and may be purchased by calling (207) 210-6655, in person at the Red Claws Team Store located at 413 Congress Street in Portland, or online at or