SALT LAKE CITY (October 28, 2019) – The Salt Lake City Stars, the NBA G League affiliate of the Utah Jazz, have set their 2019 training camp roster, which is comprised of 16 players. Stars training camp begins today, with Media Day set for Thursday, Oct. 31, at Vivint Smart Home Arena.
The Stars’ roster is highlighted by Jazz two-way players Jarrell Brantley and Justin Wright-Foreman, in addition to affiliate players Trevon Bluiett, William Howard, Juwan Morgan and Mike Scott, who were members of Jazz training camp.
Kyle Collinsworth and Rodney Pryor join the roster via trade with the Raptors 905. An NBA veteran, Collinsworth appeared in 32 games with Dallas in 2017-18 and owns three seasons of NBA G League experience. Pryor brings two seasons of NBA G League experience to Salt Lake City.
The roster also includes: returning players (Tre’Shaun Fletcher, Isaac Haas and Alonzo Nelson-Ododa); three 2019 NBA G League Draft selections (Kyle Castlin, Shawn Occeus and Conner Toolson); and two local player tryout invitees (Malik Benlevi and Cornelius Hudson).
The Stars’ 2019-20 season tips-off on Sunday, Nov. 10 at Sioux Falls at 2 p.m. (MT). The team will host their home opener on Friday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. (MT) vs. Rio Grande Valley at Bruin Arena on the campus of Salt Lake Community College in Taylorsville.
The full 2019 Salt Lake City Stars training camp roster is below:
|Malik Benlevi||F||6-5||225||3/20/97||Georgia State||Tryout|
|William Howard||F||6-8||207||10/25/93||Limoges (France)||Affiliate|
|Cornelius Hudson||F||6-6||180||12/29/93||Angelo State||Tryout|
|Conner Toolson||G||6-4||185||11/27/94||Utah Valley||Draft|
|Head Coach:||Martin Schiller|
|Assistant Coaches:||Nathan Peavy|
|Assistant Coach / Director of Player Development:||Corey Hawkins|
|Director of Sports Performance:||Juan Torres|
|Medical Services Coordinator:||Jamal Cort|
2019-20 Stars season and single-game tickets are on sale at www.slcstars.com or by phone at (801) 325-STAR (7827). Season ticket membership benefits include the best ticket prices, exclusive events with Stars players and coaches, and more.
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About the Salt Lake City Stars
The Salt Lake City Stars, the NBA G League team owned and operated by the Utah Jazz, played 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 play their home games in a family-friendly atmosphere at Salt Lake Community College in Taylorsville. The NBA G 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 www.slcstars.com.
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