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Drive Set Opening Night Roster

November 7, 2019 - NBA G League (G League) - Grand Rapids Drive News Release

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Grand Rapids Drive, the Official NBA G League Affiliate of the Detroit Pistons, announced the team's Opening Night Roster for the 2019-20 season earlier today.

The Drive waived five during their 10-day training camp - Lavoy Allen, Michael Bethea Jr, Dontay Caruthers, Valentine Izundu and Anthony Lee - ahead of Friday's road game to complete the 12-man roster.

The 2019-20 NBA G League season kicks off November 8 with an all-time high 28 teams, marking the franchise's sixth season in Grand Rapids. The Drive's full schedule can be found at


3 Craig Sword G 6'3 196 1/16/94 Mississippi State/USA Returning Rights

4 Dakarai Allen G 6'5 193 2/4/95 San Diego State/USA Returning Rights

5 Donta Hall F 6'9 230 8/7/97 Alabama/USA Affiliate

10 Pe'Shon Howard G 6'3 185 12/10/90 USC/USA Returning Rights

11 Tre'Shawn Thurman F 6'7 230 12/15/95 Nevada/USA Affiliate

14 Louis King F 6'7 205 4/6/99 Oregon/USA Two-Way

15 Robert Sampson F 6'8 224 6/23/92 Georgia Tech/USA Local Tryout

18 Jordan Bone G 6'3 180 11/5/97 Tennessee/USA Two-Way

22 Tra-Deon Hollins G 6'2 195 8/22/95 Omaha/USA Affiliate

24 Khalil Iverson F 6'5 210 7/19/97 Wisconsin/USA Local Tryout

33 Todd Withers F 6'8 216 5/6/96 Queens University/USA Returning Rights

35 Devon Baulkman G 6'4 200 10/10/91 Tennessee/USA Local Tryout

Head Coach Donnie Tyndall General Manager Jon Phelps

Assistant Coaches Courtney Alexander Player Development Brian Kim

Cam Black Athletic Performance Coach Stefan Valdes

Jacob Porter Athletic Trainer Brianna Jefferson

Dir. of Basketball Ops Jonathon Gryniewicz Video Coordinator Jordan VerHulst

Basketball Ops Intern Damon Jones Comm Director/Team Liaison Sarah Parfet Jbara

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