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Idaho Stampede Select Jeff Ayres with First Pick of 2015 NBA Development League Draft

October 31, 2015 - NBA G League (G League) News Release

NEW YORK, OCT. 31, 2015 - The Idaho Stampede selected Jeff Ayres (6-10, 240, Arizona St.) with the first overall pick of the 2015 NBA Development League Draft on Saturday afternoon from the league's New York headquarters. Ayres played the last two seasons with the San Antonio Spurs, appearing in 51 games last season, and playing on the Spurs' championship team that defeated the Miami Heat in the 2014 NBA Finals.

The Westchester Knicks drafted Jimmer Fredette (6-2, 195, Brigham Young University) with the second overall pick and the Iowa Energy chose Perry Jones III (6-11, 235, Baylor) and Cartier Martin (6-3, 185, Kansas St.) with the third and fourth overall picks, respectively. Each of the top-four selections boast NBA experience.

Ohio St. saw former standouts Amir Williams (6-11, 250) and Sam Thompson (6'7, 200) selected back-to-back at sixth and seventh overall by the Rio Grande Valley Vipers and Grand Rapids Drive, respectively. The University of Memphis also saw two of their former student athletes selected in the first round with Rodney Carney (6'7, 205) selected 13th overall by the Oklahoma City Blue and Antonio Barton (6'2, 180) selected 15th overall by the Canton Charge.

NBA D-League training camp rosters will be comprised of players drafted today, along with returning, affiliate, draft-rights and local tryout players and cannot exceed 17 total players. Teams had to have selected at least five players in today's Draft and all players who were selected must be invited to training camp.

For the fifth consecutive year, all 19 NBA D-League teams and the NBA D-League headquarters in New York participated in the Draft.

Full results from the 2015 NBA D-League Draft are below:

2015 NBA D-League Draft Results


Idaho - Jeff Ayres

Westchester - Jimmer Fredette

Iowa - Perry Jones III

Iowa - Cartier Martin

Delaware - Rysheed Jordan

Rio Grande Valley - Amir Williams

Grand Rapids - Sam Thompson

Delaware - David Laury

Iowa - Rick Jackson

Rio Grande Valley - Jarvis Summers

Maine - Askia Booker

Rio Grande Valley - Cliff Hammonds

Oklahoma City - Rodney Carney

Sioux Falls - Jabril Trawick

Canton - Antonio Barton

Austin - Jean Victor Nguidjol

Bakersfield - Kevin Young

Santa Cruz - Jarred Shaw

Raptors 905 - Mike Anderson


Bakersfield - Karrington Ward

Raptors 905 - Jay Harris

Iowa - Rashawn Rembert

Westchester - J'Mison Morgan

Delaware - Myck Kabongo

Texas - Bobby Ray Parks

Grand Rapids - Michael Stockton

Erie - Troy Huff

Oklahoma City - Patrick Miller

Reno - Chad Toppert

Santa Cruz - Ronnie Brewer

Maine - Ella Ellis

Oklahoma City - Stephan Hicks

Sioux Falls- Deonta Stocks

Canton - Adrian Forbers

Austin - Demetri McCamey

Los Angeles - Justin Hawkins

Santa Cruz - Justin Manns

Fort Wayne - Walter Lemon Jr.


Delaware - Chris Denson

Maine - Brett Olson

Los Angeles - Jamal Branch

Reno - Mark Tyndale

Delaware - Ty Greene

Iowa - Joel Wright

Grand Rapids - Brett Comer

Idaho - Travis Releford

Raptors 905 - Kourtney Roberson

Rio Grande Valley - Karl Cochran

Raptors 905 - Melvin Johnson

Los Angeles - Ian Chiles

Fort Wayne - Anthony Walker

Sioux Falls - Russell Byrd

Canton - Juvonte Reddic

Austin - Rodney Glasgow

Bakersfield - John Dickson

Santa Cruz - Verdell Jones

Westchester - Kevin Capers


Idaho - Da'Shonte Riley

Idaho - TJ Hallice

Los Angeles - Kentrell Gransberry

Bakersfield - Javier Carter

Delaware - Alex Harris

Texas - Justin Reynolds

Grand Rapids - Ismael Romero

Erie - Trey Sumler

Iowa - Terry Whisenant

Rio Grande Valley - Aqeel Quinn

Raptors 905 - John Puk

Fort Wayne - Matt Ross

Oklahoma City - Warren Niles

Sioux Falls - Jereal Scott

Canton - Joel Smith

Austin - Ruben Guillandeaux

Bakersfield - Jordan Downing

Santa Cruz - Earnest Ross

Maine - Jermaine Marshall


Idaho - Jeremy Williams

Westchester - Jordon Crawford

Texas - Jon Octeus

Idaho - Steven Forbes

Delaware - Marlin Mason

Texas - Thomas Bropleh

Grand Rapids - Paul Williams

Erie - Cory Dixon

Iowa - Jourdan DeMuynck

Rio Grande Valley - Laquavius Cotton

Raptors 905 - Shaquille Keith

Fort Wayne - Anthony Harris

Oklahoma City - Jarekious Bradley

Sioux Falls - Deshaunt Walker

Canton - Sampson Carter

Austin - Mouhamadou Ndoye

Reno - Jordan Richard

Santa Cruz - Brandon Wooley

Maine - Quardell Young


Westchester - Duke Mondy

Fort Wayne - James Carlton

Reno - Michael Craig

Erie - Sam Deguara

Austin - Musa Abdul-Aleem

Bakersfield - Reggie Onwukamuche

Santa Cruz - Terrence Drisdom


Los Angeles - Steve Weingarten

Reno - Dondray Walker

Texas - Stan Simpson

Erie - Carlos Morla

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