2007 D-League Opening Night Rosters

Albuquerque Thunderbirds

Name
Position
Height
Weight
College
Serge AngounouF6-7235Arizona State
Ali BerdielF6-5200Valparaiso
Ramon DyerF6-7200Houston
Josh GrossF6-6205UNC-Greensboro
Darvin HamF6-7230Texas Tech
Daniel HortonG6-3200Michigan
Elijah IngramF6-1170New Mexico State
Abdul MillsG6-3235Nebraska - Omaha
James SmithC7-0250Marist
Ejike UgboajaF6-9225Nigeria

Head Coach: Jeff Ruland
Assistant Coach: Sam Worthen
Athletic Trainer: Mark Shires

Anaheim Arsenal

Name
Position
Height
Weight
College
Kedrick BrownF6-7220Okaloosa-Walton CC
Guillermo DiazG6-2195Miami
Noel FelixF6-9225Fresno State
Marcin Gortat* (Magic)C6-11240Poland
Ivan JohnsonF6-8220Cal St. San-Bernandino
Bryson McKenzieC6-10235Northern Illinois
Steven SmithF6-8225La Salle
Lodrick StewartF6-4210USC
Jamaal ThomasF6-8220Angelo State
Marquis WebbG6-5205Rutgers
Davin WhiteG6-1185Cal St.-Northridge

Head Coach: Reggie Geary
Assistant Coach: Dean Murray
Athletic Trainer: Courtney Watson

Austin Toros

Name
Position
Height
Weight
College
Justin BowenF6-7210Illinois-Chicago
Tim BushF6-6245Baylor
Anthony FuquaC6-11225Texas-San Antonio
Eric DawsonF6-9235Midwestern State
Daryl DorseyG6-0170Southern Indiana
Patrick FieldsG6-6210Baylor
Carldell JohnsonG5-10180UAB
Keith LangfordG6-4215Kansas
Ian Mahinmi* (Spurs)F6-11230France
Kenton PaulinoG6-1185Texas
Kevin PittsnogleF6-11240West Virginia

Head Coach: Quin Snyder
Assistant Coach: Roy Rogers
Athletic Trainer: Daisuke Yamaguchi

Bakersfield Jam

Name
Position
Height
Weight
College
Richard AndrewsG6-3200Cal St.-Bakersfield
Brandon BowmanF6-9225Georgetown
Jamison BrewerG6-4200Auburn
Jovan HarrisF6-3175San Francisco
O'Neal MimsF6-10230Angelo State
Kosta Perovic* (Warriors)C7-2240Serbia
James PetersF6-8225UNLV
Roderick RileyC6-11260Prairie View A&M
Brian WethersG6-4215California
Anthony WilkinsF6-7220Kent State
Donell WilliamsG6-3190Fayetteville State

Head Coach: Jim Harrick
Assistant Coach: Sean Rooks
Athletic Trainer: Michael Wilkins

Colorado 14ers

Name
Position
Height
Weight
College
Elton BrownF6-9250Virginia
Terrance CrawfordF6-7225Oklahoma State
Brandon DeanG6-2190Arkansas
Brian GreeneF6-9225Colorado State
Damien LolarG6-4215West Texas A&M
Eric OsmundsonF6-4200Penn
Chuck DavisG6-3195Shippensburg
Kaniel DickensF6-8235Idaho
Julian SensleyF6-9230Hawaii
Billy ThomasG6-5220Kansas

Head Coach: Joe Wolf
Assistant Coach: Casey Owens
Athletic Trainer: Mike Morrissey

Dakota Wizards

Name
Position
Height
Weight
College
Blake AhearnG6-2190Missouri State
Maurice BakerG6-1185Oklahoma State
David BellG6-0195Montana
Rod BensonF6-10225California
Will FrisbyF6-8235Miami
Dontell JeffersonG6-4195Arkansas
Perrin JohnsonG6-5200Louisville
Kevin LydeF6-9270Temple
David PalmerF6-7215Southern Utah
Carlos PowellF6-7220South Carolina
Kibwe TrimF6-10240Sacred Heart

Head Coach: Duane Ticknor
Assistant Coach: Dean Martin
Athletic Trainer: TBD

Fort Wayne Mad Ants

Name
Position
Height
Weight
College
Earl CallowayG6-3175Indiana
Nate GerwigF6-9250Kent State
Ron HowardF6-5200Valparaiso
Corey MinniefieldF6-8210Si Tanka
Lukasz ObrzutF7-1265Kentucky
Jeremy RichardsonF6-7190Delta State
Walker RussellG6-0170Jacksonville State
Eric SmithF6-8210Charleston (WV)
Larry TurnerC6-11240Tennessee State
Roderick WilmontG6-4200Indiana

Head Coach: Kent Davison
Assistant Coach: Jaren Jackson
Athletic Trainer: Pam Kutella

Idaho Stampede

Name
Position
Height
Weight
College
Roberto BergersenG6-6210Boise State
Lance AllredC6-11270Weber State
Marcus CampbellF7-0265Mississippi
Jason EllisF6-7220Boise State
Dalron JohnsonF6-9240UNLV
Randy LivingstonG6-4210LSU
Brent PetwayF6-8210Michigan
Ricky SanchezF6-11215IMG Academy
Ernest ScottF6-7225Valdosta State
Jamaal TatumG6-2175S. Illinois
Corey VioletteF6-9255Gonzaga

Head Coach: Bryan Gates
Assistant Coach: Ray Lopes
Athletic Trainer: Kevin Taylor

Iowa Energy

Name
Position
Height
Weight
College
Ayundeji AkindeleC7-1240Chicago State
Jahsha BlunttG6-6220Delaware State
JamesOn Curry* (Bulls)F6-3190Oklahoma St.
Mike EfevberhaG6-4195Cal. St.-Northridge
Keith GaydenF6-8220Duquesne
Jeff HornerG6-3185Iowa
Nick LewisF6-10235San Diego
Dwayne MitchellG6-5210Louisiana-Lafayette
Doug ThomasF6-9235Iowa
Fabricio VayF6-9220Argentina
Luke WhiteheadF6-6228Louisville

Head Coach: Nick Nurse
Assistant Coach: Gary Garner
Athletic Trainer: TBD

Los Angeles D-Fenders

Name
Position
Height
Weight
College
Sean BanksF6-8210Memphis
Cecil BrownG6-4190UC-Santa Barbara
Brian ChaseG5-10170Virginia Tech
Errick CravenG6-1195USC
Devin GreenG6-7210Hampton
Jelani McCoyC6-10245UCLA
Abdoulaye N'DiayeC6-11220USC
Andre PattersonF6-7215Tennessee
Robert WhaleyC6-10265Walsh (Ohio)
Marcus WhiteF6-8220Purdue
Wendell WhiteG6-6215UNLV

Head Coach: Dan Panaggio
Assistant Coach: Chucky Brown
Athletic Trainer: Marco Nunez

Rio Grande Valley Vipers

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Name
Position
Height
Weight
College
Kevin BookoutF6-8265Oklahoma
Quin HumphreyG6-4205Youngstown State
Jarred MerrillF6-9220Oklahoma Christian
Gabe MuonekeF6-7250Texas
Steve Novak* (Rockets)F6-10220Marquette
Jesse SmithC6-11260Idaho State
Trent StricklandF6-6210Wake Forest
Kenny TaylorG6-3190Texas
CJ WatsonG6-2180Tennessee
Quannas WhiteG6-2190Oklahoma
Craig WinderG6-2190Texas

Head Coach: Bob Hoffman
Assistant Coach: Brian Walsh
Athletic Trainer: Joe Resendez

Sioux Falls Skyforce

Name
Position
Height
Weight
College
Ronald AllenC6-10265Cincinnati
David BaileyG5-8165Loyola (IL)
Evan BurnsF6-8220San Diego State
Nik Caner-MedleyF6-8230Maryland
Carl ElliotG6-4220George Washington
Michael JoinerF6-7230Florida State
Jason KlotzF6-10255Texas
JC MathisF6-9225Michigan
Elton NesbittG5-9165Georgia Southern
Antywane RobinsonF6-8220Temple

Head Coach: Nate Tibbetts
Assistant Coach: TBA
Athletic Trainer: Dustin Schramm

Tulsa 66ers

Name
Position
Height
Weight
College
Mustafa Al-SayyadF6-9235Fresno St.
Dwight BrewingtonG6-5190Liberty
Keith ClossC7-2215Central Conn. St.
Chris EllisF6-9265Wake Forest
Nick Fazekas* (Mavericks)G6-11235Nevada
Jason FontenetG5-10165Oregon State
Mike HallF6-8230George Washinton
Adam HarringtonG6-5200Auburn
Jeremy KellyG6-4205Tennessee-Martin
Glen McGowanF6-9230Pepperdine
Scott MerrittC6-10240Marquette
Ramon SessionsG6-3190Nevada

Head Coach: Joey Meyer
Assistant Coach: Aaron Swinson
Athletic Trainer: John Joslin

Utah Flash

Name
Position
Height
Weight
College
Michael CuffeeG6-5200Middle Tennessee State
Kyrylo Fesenko* (Jazz)C7-0235Ukraine
Brian HamiltonF6-6205Lousiana Lafayette
Andre IngramG6-3190American
Brian JacksonF6-9245Oregon State
Kevin KrugerG6-2185UNLV
James LangF6-10285Central Park Christian
John MillsapG6-6215Texas San-Antonio
Lamar RiceF6-7210Georgetown (KY)
Garry Hill-ThomasG6-4200Nevada
Aleksandar UgrinoskiG6-4195Croatia
Brandon Wallace* (Celtics)F6-9203South Carolina

Head Coach: Brad Jones
Assistant Coach: Dale Osbourne
Athletic Trainer: Mick Asay