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Charge Begin First Season in Cleveland this Saturday

November 4, 2021 - NBA G League (G League) - Cleveland Charge News Release


CLEVELAND, OH - The NBA G League's Cleveland Charge, presented by Cleveland Clinic, are downtown Cleveland's newest professional sports team and are set to play their inaugural home game at Cleveland State University's Wolstein Center this weekend. The fun and action begins this Saturday, November 6 at 7:00 p.m. against the Motor City Cruise (Detroit Pistons' G League Affiliate) with tickets starting at just $5! CLICK HERE TO LAND YOUR SPOT AT THE HOME OPENER!

Cleveland Clinic has joined the G League's Charge in Cleveland as the Season Presenter of Charge Basketball. The new relationship expands upon the long-standing partnership Cleveland Clinic and the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers have enjoyed for 29 seasons. Cleveland Clinic will provide medical services for all Charge athletes, and as part of the recent move to Cleveland, the Charge is now able to utilize nearby Cleveland Clinic Courts as their practice, training and development center as well.

With 205 of the 500 NBA players having played in the G League, and every NBA team having at least three players with G League experience on their roster, the G League's role and importance within the NBA development landscape continues to expand. The G League had three players selected during the 2021 NBA Draft this summer (Round 1 #2 Jalen Green, Round 1 #7 Jonathan Kuminga and Round 2 #1 Isaiah Todd).

As the Charge begin their 2021-22 regular season this Saturday, Northeast Ohio will get the first look at the NBA talent of tomorrow looking to land their spot on the big stage! The first 2,000 people in the Wolstein Center for the Home Opener will receive a wine Cleveland Charge t-shirt courtesy of Terminix. Be part of history for the first-ever Cleveland Charge game, with tickets starting at only $5 per seat! Click here or call 216-420-2730 to land your spot at a Charge game this season!

The 2021-22 Charge opening day roster is below:

POS # PLAYER HEIGHT WEIGHT BIRTHDATE SCHOOL ACQUIRED

G 24 Mitch Ballock 6-5 205 7/2/1998 Creighton Affiliate

C 99 Tacko Fall 7-6 250 4/17/1998 Central Florida Two-Way

G 7 Kyle Guy 6-1 167 8/11/1997 Virginia Affiliate

F 34 Josh Huestis 6-7 230 12/19/1991 Stanford Trade

G/F 12 Justin James 6-7 190 1/24/1997 Wyoming Affiliate

G 1 Charles Matthews 6-6 205 11/15/1996 Michigan Returning

F 21 Montell McRae 6-10 198 1/25/1996 Buffalo Draft

G 22 R.J. Nembhard 6-5 200 3/22/1999 Texas Christian Two-Way

G 14 Malik Newman 6-3 190 2/21/1997 Kansas Returning

F 13 Tre Scott 6-8 225 11/25/1996 Cincinnati Trade

C 32 Jordy Tshimanga 6-11 268 11/4/1996 Dayton Local Tryout

G 33 Jimmy Whitt 6-3 170 1/9/1997 Arkansas Local Tryout

Head Coach - Dan Geriot (Richmond)

Associate Head Coach - Chris Darnell (William & Mary)

Assistant Coach/Director of Player Development - Tyler Neal (Bluffton)

Assistant Coach - Kendall Chones (Colgate)

Assistant Coach/Coaching Analytics - Austin Peterson (Baldwin-Wallace)

Head Athletic Trainer - Kevin Kamlowsky (Akron)

Strength & Conditioning Coach - Juan Aquino (Nova Southeastern)


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