Stars Acquire Brandon Triche from 87ers

By Hayley Byrnes | March 3, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (March 3, 2017) – The Salt Lake City Stars, the NBA Development League affiliate of the Utah Jazz,  announced today that they have acquired guard Brandon Triche from the Delaware 87ers in exchange for the returning player rights to forward Jerelle Benimon. In a related move, the team has waived forward Michale Kyser.

Triche (6-4, 210, Syracuse) has appeared in 35 games (10 starts) for the 87ers, averaging 6.6 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 19.5 minutes of action.

About the Salt Lake City Stars

The Salt Lake City Stars, the NBA D-League team owned and operated by the Utah Jazz, will play their inaugural season in Utah in 2016-17. The Utah Jazz relocated the Boise-based Idaho Stampede in April 2016 after purchasing the team in March 2015 following a single affiliation agreement for the 2014 season. The Stars will play their home games in a family-friendly atmosphere at Salt Lake Community College in Taylorsville. The NBA Development 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. For more information on the Salt Lake City Stars, visit