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Red Claws Draft Four, Announce Training Camp Roster

October 26, 2019 - NBA G League (G League) - Maine Red Claws News Release

PORTLAND, Maine - The Maine Red Claws, presented by Unum, today selected four players in the 2019 NBA G League Draft, rounding out the final slots in the training camp roster.

The Red Claws drafted the following players today:

Round 2 : 32nd overall - Wesley Person, Jr.

Round 2 : 50th overall - T.J. Lang

Round 3 : 60th overall - Jay Wright

Round 4 : 88th overall - Curtis Washington

The four draftees will join Two-Way Players Tacko Fall and Tremont Waters on the Red Claws training camp roster. Training camp opens on Monday.

The Red Claws also announced their complete 2019 Training Camp roster:

Name Position Height Weight College How Acquired

Justin Bibbs Guard 6-5 220 Virginia Tech Returning Player

Wayne Blackshear Forward 6-5 220 Louisville 2019 Tryouts

John Bohannon Center 6-11 210 UTEP Returning Player

Bryce Brown Guard 6-3 200 Auburn Affiliate Player

Trey Davis Guard 6-0 180 UMass Returning Player

Tacko Fall Center 7-5 311 Central Florida Two-Way Player

Kaiser Gates Forward 6-8 225 Xavier Returning Player

Sheldon Jeter Forward 6-8 224 Pittsburgh Returning Player

T.J. Lang Forward 6-7 208 South Florida 2019 G League Draft

Yante Maten Forward 6-8 240 Georgia Affiliate Player

Wesley Person, Jr. Guard 6-3 190 Troy 2019 G League Draft

Jaysean Paige Guard 6-2 210 West Virginia 2019 Tryouts

Dorian Pickens Forward 6-5 215 Stanford Affiliate Player

Curtis Washington Center 6-10 230 Georgia State 2019 G League Draft

Tremont Waters Guard 5-10 175 LSU Two-Way Player

Jay Wright Guard 6-1 170 Louisiana-Lafayette 2019 G League Draft

Person, a 6-3 guard out of Troy, is the son of former NBA Player Wesley Person. A four-year standout at Troy, Person played overseas in Italy last season, averaging 17.0 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game in 35 games.

Lang, a 6-7 forward, turns pro after playing 35 games in his senior season for South Florida. The Auburn transfer also played collegiately with Affiliate Player Bryce Brown in the SEC. Lang averaged 5.9 points per game in his senior campaign.

Wright, a 6-1 guard, is a NBA G League veteran, playing for the Lakeland Magic last past two seasons. In 64 G League games, the Louisiana-Lafayette product averaged 3.2 points, 1.0 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game with the Magic.

Washington has now been drafted by the Red Claws twice. Last drafted by Maine in 2015, Washington was the last cut of training camp. The big man has been playing abroad, most recently in the Philippines. Washington has also played in New Zealand, Argentina and Canada.


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