Cavs Announce 2015 Samsung NBA Summer League Roster

(Roster is as of July 7, 2015 and subject to change)

CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Cavaliers today announced the team’s roster for the 2015 Samsung NBA Summer League held July 10-20 in Las Vegas, NV. The roster includes Cavaliers guard Joe Harris and 2015 NBA Draft picks Rakeem Christmas (36th overall) and Sir’Dominic Pointer (53rd overall). The team will be coached by Cavs assistant coach Bret Brielmaier.

The Cavaliers will play three preliminary round games before being seeded in the summer league tournament, which tips off on July 15. Each team is guaranteed to play at least five games. NBA TV will televise all 67 games at the annual showcase. Fans will also be able to watch games live on and via the NBA Game Time App.

All games will be played at the COX Pavilion and Thomas & Mack Center on the campus of the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. The Cavaliers have competed in the league each summer since its inception in 2004.

For more information on the Cavaliers summer plans, visit Cavs fans can also follow the team’s summer league coverage on Twitter (@Cavs) and Instagram (Cavs). The Cavaliers summer league game schedule and roster are listed below:


Friday, July 10: Golden State vs. Cleveland - 7:30 p.m. PST (10:30 p.m. EST) - Thomas & Mack

Saturday, July 11: Brooklyn vs. Cleveland - 7:00 p.m. PST (10:00 p.m. EST) - COX Pavilion

Monday, July 13: Milwaukee vs. Cleveland - 1:00 p.m. PST (4:00 p.m. EST) - COX Pavilion

*The summer league tournament schedule is as follows: First Round – July 15, Second Round – July 16, Consolation Round – July 17, Quarterfinals – July 18, Semifinals – July 19, Finals – July 20

#26 Jerrelle Benimon - Forward

Jerrelle Benimon
Height: 6-8
Weight: 245
DOB: 8/1/91
Prior to NBA/Country: Towson / USA
Last Team: Idaho Stampede (D-League)
Years Pro: 1

#28 Rakeem Christmas - Forward/Center

Rakeem Christmas
Height: 6-9
Weight: 250
DOB: 12/1/91
Prior to NBA/Country: Syracuse / USA
Last Team: Syracuse (College)
Years Pro: R

#14 Quinn Cook - Guard

Quinn Cook
Height: 6-2
Weight: 185
DOB: 3/23/93
Prior to NBA/Country: Duke / USA
Last Team: Duke (College)
Years Pro: R

#40 Eric Griffin - Forward

Eric Griffin
Height: 6-8
Weight: 205
DOB: 5/26/90
Prior to NBA/Country: Campbell / USA
Last Team: Texas Legends (D-League)
Years Pro: R

#12 Joe Harris - Guard

Joe Harris
Height: 6-6
Weight: 225
DOB: 9/7/91
Prior to NBA/Country: Virginia / USA
Last Team: Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA)
Years Pro: 1

#35 Tyler Haws - Guard

Tyler Haws
Height: 6-5
Weight: 195
DOB: 4/11/91
Prior to NBA/Country: BYU / USA
Last Team: BYU (College)
Years Pro: R

#32 Trevor Lacey - Guard

Trevor Lacey
Height: 6-3
Weight: 208
DOB: 10/13/91
Prior to NBA/Country: North Carolina State / USA
Last Team: North Carolina State (College)
Years Pro: R

#16 Sir'Dominic Pointer - Guard/Forward

Sir'Dominic Pointer
Height: 6-6
Weight: 192
DOB: 5/6/92
Prior to NBA/Country: St. John's / USA
Last Team: St. John's (College)
Years Pro: R

#10 D.J. Seeley - Guard

D.J. Seeley
Height: 6-4
Weight: 195
DOB: 11/28/89
Prior to NBA/Country: Cal State Fullerton / USA
Last Team: Delaware 87ers (D-League)
Years Pro: R

#24 John Shurna - Forward

John Shurna
Height: 6-9
Weight: 215
DOB: 4/30/90
Prior to NBA/Country: Northwestern / USA
Last Team: Darussafaka S.K. (Turkey)
Years Pro: R

#15 Keifer Sykes - Guard

Keifer Sykes
Height: 6-0
Weight: 180
DOB: 12/30/93
Prior to NBA/Country: Wisconsin-Green Bay / USA
Last Team: Wisconsin-Green Bay (College)
Years Pro: R

#45 D.J. White - Forward

D.J. White
Height: 6-9
Weight: 250
DOB: 8/31/86
Prior to NBA/Country: Indiana / USA
Last Team: Fujian Sturgeons (China)
Years Pro: 6

#30 Talib Zanna - Forward

Talib Zanna
Height: 6-9
Weight: 230
DOB: 10/1/90
Prior to NBA/Country: Pittsburgh / Nigeria
Last Team: Oklahoma City Blue (D-League)
Years Pro: R


SUMMER LEAGUE HEAD COACH: Bret Brielmaier (Arizona)

Jordi Fernandez (Badalona, Spain)
James Posey (Xavier)
Vitaly Potapenko (Wright State)
Dan Vincent (Michigan State)
Steve Gansey (Ashland)
Damon Jones (Houston)
Mike Gerrity (USC)