Santa Cruz Warriors Acquire Roger Moute a Bidias
SANTA CRUZ, CA- The Santa Cruz Warriors announced today the addition of guard Roger Moute a Bidias to the 2019-20 season roster. In corresponding news, Jared Cunningham has left the team to pursue other opportunities.
Moute a Bidias (6-6, 205) joins the Santa Cruz Warriors most recently from the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, where he averaged 11.9 points and 1.7 steals in 28.7 minutes over the course of nine games (four starts). The guard from Yaounde, Cameroon, started his NBA G League career with Raptors 905 in the 2017-18 season and then was traded to Rio Grande Valley during the 2018-19 campaign. He helped the Vipers win the 2019 NBA G League title, averaging 7.3 points, 2.9 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 27 games for RGV last season.
Moute a Bidias played four years at the University of California, Berkeley, where he averaged 1.6 points and 1.3 rebounds per game while shooting 31 percent from the field and 28 percent from 3-point range. He is the younger brother of Luc Mbah a Moute, an 11-year NBA veteran who has played for the Milwaukee Bucks, Sacramento Kings, Minnesota Timberwolves, Philadelphia 76ers, Los Angeles Clippers and Houston Rockets.
The Warriors will now return to Kaiser Permanente Arena on Saturday, January 18, for a 7 p.m. PST tip against the Oklahoma City Blue. Fans can view Saturday's game on NBC Sports Bay Area Plus or stream on the NBC Sports MyTeams App. The first 1,500 fans in the building will receive a Santa Cruz Warriors scarf courtesy of Mackenzies Chocolates.
For more information on the Santa Cruz Warriors 2019-20 NBA G League season, presented by Kaiser Permanente, visit santacruzbasketball.com or call (831) 713-4400.
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