Red Claws Complete Trade

By Evans Boston | September 26, 2017


Acquire Rights To Two Players From Canton


PORTLAND, Maine – September 25, 2017 – The Maine Red Claws, presented by Unum, announced today that the team has completed a trade with the Canton Charge, swapping rights to multiple players as well as draft picks.


The Red Claws receive the returning player rights to Jonathan Holmes and Daniel Coursey, as well as Canton’s original third round pick in the 2017 NBA G League Draft.


In return, Canton receives the returning player rights to Marcus Thornton, Arthur Edwards, Jalen Jones and Maine’s original second round selection in the 2017 NBA G League Draft.


Holmes (6-9, 242) is a forward and a product of the University of Texas. In 30 games last season with the Charge (20 starts), Holmes averaged 12.8 points and 6.5 rebounds. Holmes also played 10 games last season overseas for FC Barcelona Lassa (Spain). Holmes was on the Boston Celtics’ NBA Summer League roster in 2015-16, playing in eight games.

CANTON, OH – APRIL 5: Jonathan Holmes #33 of the Canton Charge goes up for the dunk against Antwaine Wiggins #13 of the Raptors 905 at the Canton Memorial Civic Center on April 5, 2017 in Canton, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2017 NBAE (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Coursey (6-10, 220) is no stranger to the NBA G League. The forward out of Mercer played two seasons in the G League, with Erie and Santa Cruz.


The Red Claws 2017-18 season begins on Friday, Nov. 3 against Delaware at the Portland Expo. Call 207-210-6655 or visit MaineRedClaws.com for ticket information.

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