2019 NBA G League Draft

By Evans Boston | October 26, 2019



PORTLAND, Maine – October 26, 2019 – 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.