Memphis Hustle finalize opening night roster

By George Fadel | November 2, 2017

Hustle Waives Cordarius Johnson, Cullen Russo and Addison Spruill

The Memphis Hustle, the NBA G League affiliate of the Memphis Grizzlies, has finalized its 2017-18 Opening Night roster and waived Cordarius Johnson, Cullen Russo and Addison Spruill, the team announced today. The team’s current roster stands at 12 players.

Memphis’ current roster leading up to opening night is listed below.                                            

No. Player Pos Height Weight DOB College/Country Status
0 Trahson Burrell F 6-7 190 11/16/92 Memphis/USA Returning Rights (Trade)
35 Chance Comanche C 6-10 210 04/14/96 Arizona/USA Local Tryout Player
1 Jordon Crawford G 5-6 150 07/17/90 Bowling Green/USA Expansion Draft
9 Dusty Hannahs G 6-3 210 09/02/93 Arkansas/USA Local Tryout Player
32 Vince Hunter F 6-8 208 08/05/94 UTEP/USA Two-Way Player
7 Omari Johnson F 6-9 220 05/26/89 Oregon State/Jamaica Expansion Draft
20 Jeremy Morgan G 6-5 192 05/08/95 Northern Iowa/USA Affiliate Player
33 Austin Nichols F 6-9 232 09/20/94 Memphis/USA Local Tryout Player
3 Durand Scott G 6-5 203 02/22/90 Miami (FL)/USA Affiliate Player
2 Kobi Simmons G 6-4 170 07/04/97 Arizona/USA Two-Way Player
25 Marquis Teague G 6-2 180 02/28/93 Kentucky/USA Expansion Draft
8 Shaquille Thomas F 6-7 180 03/25/92 Cincinnati/USA Draft Rights (Trade)

Fans will have two opportunities to catch the Hustle on opening weekend at Landers Center, starting with the inaugural regular-season home opener against the Sioux Falls Skyforce this Saturday at 7 p.m. The Hustle will then take on the Salt Lake City Stars the following night at 5 p.m.

Fans who want to support the Memphis Hustle by purchasing 2017/18 Season Tickets can do so by calling (901) 888-HOOP and pressing 6. Season Ticket Packages start at just $8 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 2017/18 season and more. Single Game Tickets start at $10 and are available for purchase at all Ticketmaster locations,, the Landers Center Box Office, online at or by calling (901) 888-HOOP.

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Single game tickets are now available for all Hustle games here.