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RGV Vipers Finalize Training Camp Roster

October 22, 2017 - NBA G League (G League) - Rio Grande Valley Vipers News Release

The Vipers' training camp roster includes returning players Julien Lewis and Chris Walker. Demetrius Jackson joins the roster on a two-way contract. Wroten, Devon Bookert, and Rodney Cooper were acquired via the 2017 NBA G League Draft.

Prior to the draft, the RGV Vipers acquired the returning player rights to RJ Hunter in exchange for a 1st round pick in the 2018 NBA G League Draft.

The RGV Vipers training camp roster can be found below.

Name

Pos

HT

WT

School

Danuel House

Forward

6'7

215

Texas A&M

Isaiah Hartenstein

Forward

7'0

250

Germany

Demetrius Jackson

Guard

6'1

201

Notre Dame

Craig Victor II

Forward

6'9

235

LSU

Alvin Ellis

Guard

6'4

210

Michigan State

Julien Lewis

Guard

6'4

195

Fresno State

Chris Walker

Forward

6'10

220

Florida

Shane Richards

Guard

6'5

195

Manhattan College

Kevin Hardy

Guard

6'2

181

McNeese State University

Georginho De Paula

Guard

6'6

194

Brazil

Kyle Davis

Guard

6'0

165

Dayton

RJ Hunter

Guard

6'5

185

Georgia State

Tony Wroten

Guard

6'6

205

Washington

Devon Bookert

Guard

6'3

181

Florida State

Rodney Cooper

Guard

6'6

220

Alabama

The Vipers start the 2017-18 NBA G League season on the road against Oklahoma City Blue on November 3. Then the Vipers host Wisconsin Herd on November 6.

About the RGV Vipers and NBA G League

The two-time champion Rio Grande Valley Vipers are the NBA G League affiliate of the NBA Houston Rockets. The Vipers won the NBA G League Championship in 2010 and 2013. In 2013, the Vipers were also named the NBA G League Development Champions, which recognizes the team that best embodies the NBA G League's goals of developing NBA-caliber basketball talent via call-ups and assignments. The NBA G League is the NBA's official minor league, preparing players, coaches, officials, trainers, and front-office staff for the NBA while acting as the league's research and development laboratory. Featuring 18 teams with direct affiliations to NBA franchises, the league offers professional basketball at an affordable price in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. In fostering the league's connection to the community, its teams, players and staff promote health and wellness, support local needs and interests, and assist in educational development through NBA G League Cares programs. Fans can watch all NBA G League games on nbadleague.com .

Anwar Chagollan

Director of Media Relations

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RGV Vipers | NBA Development League | Houston Rockets Affiliate

4500 N. 10th Street - Suite 315 - McAllen, TX 78504 - Phone: (956) 972 -1144 - Fax: (956) 972-1150

www.rgvipers.com

Press Release

For Immediate Release

Contact: Anwar Chagollan

Cell: (956) 240-7633

E-Mail: anwar@rgvfc.com


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