Grizzlies announce NBA Summer League 2017 roster
Memphis, Tenn. – Memphis Grizzlies General Manager Chris Wallace today announced that 2017 draftees Ivan Rabb and Dillon Brooks will join Wade Baldwin IV, Deyonta Davis, Jarell Martin, Wayne Selden and Rade Zagorac in representing the Grizzlies at the NBA Summer League 2017 in Las Vegas.
Glynn Cyprien, head coach of the NBA G League’s Memphis Hustle, will serve as the head coach of the Grizzlies’ summer league team and will be joined by Grizzlies assistant coaches BobBender and Adam Mazarei as well as Grizzlies player development coach Joe Boylan on the sidelines. The Grizzlies’ full summer league roster is below.
NBA Summer League 2017 is an 11-day, 67-game competition that will tip off with a tripleheader on NBA TV on Friday, July 7 and continue through Monday, July 17 at the Thomas & Mack Center and COX Pavilion in Las Vegas. A record 24 teams will compete in a tournament-style format that culminates with a Championship Game on July 17 at 9 p.m. CT, broadcast for the first time on ESPN.
Teams will play three preliminary games between July 7-11 before being seeded in a tournament that starts on July 12 and concludes with the Championship Game on Monday, July 17. Each team will play a minimum of five games in Las Vegas. Memphis’ preliminary round schedule includes games against the Washington Wizards at 1 p.m. CT on Saturday, July 8 at the COX Pavilion, the Sacramento Kings at 9 p.m. CT on Sunday, July 9 at the COX Pavilion and the Utah Jazz at 3:30 p.m. CT on Tuesday, July 11 at the Thomas & Mack Center.
For the most up-to-date and exclusive coverage and analysis of the Grizzlies Summer League, Grizzlies fans are encouraged to visit grizzlies.com for Grind City Media coverage. Grind City Media Senior Editor and Contributor Mike Wallace, Grind City Media Digital Host Chris Vernon, Grind City Media Digital Reporter Alexis Morgan, Grizzlies TV play-by-play announcer Pete Pranica, Grizzlies Radio play-by-play announcer Eric Hasseltine and more will be on-site in Las Vegas to provide up-to-the-minute analysis, exclusive video and daily podcasts throughout NBA Summer League 2017 on grizzlies.com. For more information and behind-the-scenes access on the Grizzlies, visit grizzlies.com, ‘like’ Memphis Grizzlies on Facebook or follow on Twitter (@memgrizz).
Tickets for NBA Summer League 2017 are on sale now. Fans can purchase tickets by visiting NBATickets.com.
Fans who want to support the Memphis Grizzlies and purchase 2017/18 Season Tickets can do so by calling (901) 888-HOOP or going online to grizzlies.com.
|No.||Player||Pos.||Ht.||Wt.||Birthdate||Pre-Draft Team/Home Country||NBA Yrs|
|4||Wade Baldwin IV||G||6-4||202||3/29/1996||Vanderbilt/USA||1|
|18||Ray Cowels||G||6-4||206||11/18/1990||Santa Clara/USA||R|
|23||Deyonta Davis||C||6-11||237||12/2/1996||Michigan State/USA||1|
|21||William Howard||G/F||6-8||207||10/25/1993||BCM Gravelines/France||R|
|1||Jarell Martin||F||6-10||239||5/24/1994||Louisiana State/USA||2|
|20||Jeremy Morgan||G||6-5||192||5/8/1995||Northern Iowa/USA||R|
|22||Victor Rudd||F||6-9||246||3/18/1991||South Florida/USA||R|
|12||Wes Washpun||G||6-1||175||3/26/1993||Northern Iowa/USA||R|
|35||Amir Williams||C||6-11||250||12/23/1992||Ohio State||R|
|52||Rade Zagorac||F||6-9||205||8/12/1995||KK Mega Leks/Serbia||R|