RED CLAWS DRAFT FOUR, ANNOUNCE TRAINING CAMP ROSTER
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:
|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.