Raptors 905 Announce Final Roster, Feature 3 Canadians
Press Release via Raptors 905
Raptors 905, the NBA Development League affiliate of the Toronto Raptors, announced Wednesday its final roster out of training camp for its inaugural NBA D-League season.
Eleven players have made the team out of camp, including three Canadians: centre Sim Bhullar (Brampton, Ont.), forward-centre Keanau Post (Victoria, B.C.) and guard Ashton Smith (Scarborough, Ont.).
Players released today include guard-forward Shaquille Keith, guard Jabs Newby, forward Kourtney Roberson and forward Kevin Thomas.
One player (to be determined) will be made inactive prior to Raptors 905’s opening game November 14 at Fort Wayne to reduce the active roster to the NBA D-League’s maximum of 10 players.
The team’s first home game is scheduled for November 19 against the Maine Red Claws at Hershey Centre. See the full list below.
|#||NAME||POS||HT||WT||2014-15 TEAM||YRS. PRO|
|0||Jay Harris||G||6-2||157||Illinois-Chicago (NCAA)||R|
|1||Shannon Scott||G||6-2||193||Ohio State (NCAA)||R|
|3||Melvin Johnson||G-F||6-5||171||Reno / Delaware (NBA D-League)||1|
|5||Scott Suggs||G||6-8||194||ES Chalon-Sur-Saone (France)||2|
|6||Axel Toupane||G-F||6-6||212||Strasbourg (France)||4|
|9||Ashton Smith||G||6-1||197||Brampton (NBL Canada)||3|
|12||Michale Kyser||F||6-9||199||LA Tech (NCAA)||R|
|21||Mike Anderson||G||6-5||208||Washington (NCAA)||R|
|32||Keanau Post||F-C||6-10||261||Missouri (NCAA)||R|
|33||Walter Pitchford||F||6-9||234||Nebraska (NCAA)||R|
|34||Sim Bhullar||C||7-4||362||Sacramento (NBA) / Reno (NBA D-League)||1|