Raptors 905 Announce Final Roster, Feature 3 Canadians

Press Release via Raptors 905

Courtesy: @D3SiWEST
Courtesy: @D3SiWEST

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.

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

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