The Memphis Hustle, the NBA G League affiliate of the Memphis Grizzlies, has finalized its opening night roster for the 2018-19 season, the team announced today. Memphis waived forward Nino Johnson and guard Jay-R Strowbridge to cut the roster to 13 players, including Grizzlies assignee Jevon Carter and two-way players D.J. Stephens and Yuta Watanabe.
All 13 players, Grizzlies General Manager Chris Wallace, Hustle General Manager and Grizzlies Director of Basketball Analytics Daniel Marcus and Hustle Head Coach Brad Jones will be available at the team’s media day, which takes place tomorrow starting at 10 a.m. inside the Floor Seat Lounge at FedExForum.
The complete opening night roster can be seen below.
|Jevon Carter||G||6-2||196||09/14/95||West Virginia/USA||Assignment|
|Kyle Casey||F||6-7||225||11/27/89||Harvard/USA||Returning Rights (Trade)|
|Markel Crawford||G||6-4||210||10/22/94||Ole Miss/USA||Affiliate Player|
|Terrence Drisdom||G/F||6-5||175||07/30/92||Cal Poly Pomona/USA||Returning Rights|
|Brandon Goodwin||G||6-2||180||10/02/95||Florida Gulf Coast/USA||Affiliate Player|
|Tyler Harvey||G||6-4||185||07/17/93||Eastern Washington/USA||NBA Draft Rights|
|Dusty Hannahs||G||6-4||195||09/02/93||Arkansas/USA||Returning Rights|
|Ismaila Kane||F||6-9||200||05/08/95||Atlanta Metropolitan/Senegal||Affiliate Player|
|Tanner McGrew||F||6-8||250||07/12/93||W. Va. Wesleyan/USA||Local Tryout Player|
|Doral Moore||C||7-1||280||01/27/91||Wake Forest/USA||Affiliate Player|
|Tarik Phillip||G||6-3||195||08/10/93||West Virginia/USA||Local Tryout Player|
|D.J. Stephens||G/F||6-5||188||12/19/90||Memphis/USA||Two-Way Player|
|Yuta Watanabe||F||6-9||205||10/13/94||George Washington/Japan||Two-Way Player|
Fans who want to support the Memphis Hustle by purchasing 2018/19 Season Tickets can do so by calling (901) 888-HOOP and pressing 6. Season Ticket Packages start at just $10 per game and include multiple Season Ticket Member benefits including discounts on gear and merchandise, playoff ticket priority for both the Memphis Hustle and Memphis Grizzlies, invitations to select Grizzlies games during the 2018/19 season and more. Single Game Tickets are now available for all games at all Ticketmaster locations, Ticketmaster.com, the Landers Center Box Office, online at memphishustle.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000 (TM Charge-By-Phone) or (901) 888-HOOP and pressing 6.