Memphis Grizzlies announce MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2018 roster
The Memphis Grizzlies today announced that 2018 draft picks Jaren Jackson Jr. and Jevon Carter will be featured alongside Dillon Brooks, Deyonta Davis, Ivan Rabb, Kobi Simmons and Wayne Selden Jr. on the team’s MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2018 roster. The event will be held from July 6-17 at the Thomas & Mack Center and COX Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The Grizzlies’ full 17-man roster for NBA Summer League 2018 is below.
Memphis Grizzlies’ MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2018 roster
|No.||Player||Pos.||Ht.||Wt.||Birthdate||College||Last Played||Nationality||NBA Yrs|
|15||Dee Bost||G||6-2||175||10/12/1989||Mississippi State||SIG Strasbourg (France)||USA||R|
|24||Dillon Brooks||G/F||6-6||220||1/22/1996||Oregon||Memphis Grizzlies (NBA)||Canada||1|
|3||Jevon Carter||G||6-2||200||9/14/1995||West Virginia||West Virginia (NCAA)||USA||R|
|18||Markel Crawford||G||6-4||210||10/22/1994||Ole Miss||Ole Miss (NCAA)||USA||R|
|23||Deyonta Davis||C||6-11||237||12/2/1996||Michigan State||Memphis Grizzlies (NBA)||USA||2|
|16||Brandon Goodwin||G||6-2||180||10/2/1995||Florida Gulf Coast||Florida Gulf Coast (NCAA)||USA||R|
|17||Brady Heslip||G||6-2||185||6/19/1990||Baylor||Trabzonspor (Turkey)||Canada||R|
|13||Jaren Jackson Jr.||F/C||6-11||242||9/15/1999||Michigan State||Michigan State (NCAA)||USA||R|
|28||Terry Larrier||F||6-8||192||8/15/1995||Connecticut||Connecticut (NCAA)||USA||R|
|32||William Lee||F||6-9||206||1/10/1995||UAB||UAB (NCAA)||USA||R|
|31||Anas Mahmoud||C||7-0||215||5/9/1995||Louisville||Louisville (NCAA)||Egypt||R|
|27||E.C. Matthews||G||6-5||200||10/3/1995||Rhode Island||Rhode Island (NCAA)||USA||R|
|10||Ivan Rabb||F||6-10||220||2/4/1997||California||Memphis Grizzlies (NBA)||USA||1|
|7||Wayne Selden Jr.||G/F||6-5||230||9/30/1994||Kansas||Memphis Grizzlies (NBA)||USA||2|
|2||Kobi Simmons||G||6-4||170||7/4/1997||Arizona||Memphis Grizzlies (NBA)||USA||1|
|20||D.J. Stephens||G/F||6-5||188||12/19/1990||Memphis||Le Mans (France)||USA||1|
|30||Christian Watford||F||6-9||220||4/28/1991||Indiana||Raptors 905 (G League)||USA||R|
MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2018 will feature all 30 NBA teams for the first time, and ESPN networks and NBA TV will combine to televise the entire 12-day, 82-game schedule live. Each team will play a minimum of five games, starting with three preliminary contests from July 6-10. The teams then will be seeded in a tournament, which will start on July 11 and conclude with the Championship Game on July 17.
The Grizzlies’ preliminary round schedule tips off at 8 p.m. CT on July 7 against the Detroit Pistons at the COX Pavilion (NBA TV). Memphis also will play at 8:30 p.m. on July 8 against the Orlando Magic (ESPN2) and at 5:30 p.m. on July 10 against the Sacramento Kings (ESPN2), both at the Thomas & Mack Center (all times CT).
Grizzlies assistant coach Greg Buckner will serve as head coach in Las Vegas and will be joined on the sidelines by Grizzlies assistant coaches Jerry Stackhouse, Vitaly Potapenko, Nick Van Exel and Adam Mazarei and Grizzlies assistant coaches/player development J.J. Outlaw and Kevin Burleson.
Tickets for MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2018 are on sale now. Fans can purchase tickets by visiting NBATickets.com.
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