SALT LAKE CITY (November 8, 2016) – The Salt Lake City Stars, the NBA Development League affiliate of the Utah Jazz, announced today that they have waived guards Jalil Abdul-Bassit and Carl Ona-Embo, as well as forward Jarelle Reischel.
Following the moves, Salt Lake City’s training camp roster now stands at 14 players. An updated roster is below:
|Jaylen Bland||Guard||6-3||205||UC Riverside/USA||Draft|
|Eric Dawson||Forward||6-9||250||Midwestern State/USA||Affiliate|
|Evrik Gary||Guard||6-3||154||Francis Marion/USA||Draft|
|Zane Knowles||Forward||6-10||240||Texas A&M Corpus Christi/Bahamas||Tryout|
|JJ O’Brien||Forward||6-7||215||San Diego State/USA||Returning|
|Marcus Paige||Guard||6-0||164||North Carolina/USA||Affiliate|
|Da’Shonte Riley||Center||7-0||240||Eastern Michigan/USA||Returning|
|Patrick Simon||Forward||6-8||220||Seattle Pacific/USA||Tryout|
|Jermaine Taylor||Guard||6-5||205||Central Florida/USA||Returning|
|Dakarai Tucker||Guard||6-5||195||University of Utah/USA||Tryout|
|Tyrone Wallace||Guard||6-5||198||California/USA||Draft Right Returning Player|
|Jeremy Williams||Forward||6-7||200||Texas-El Paso/USA||Returning|
The Stars will tipoff their inaugural season on the road against the Sioux Falls Skyforce, the Miami HEAT affiliate, on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 6 p.m. The team will host their home opener on Friday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. vs. the Northern Arizona Suns, the Phoenix Suns’ affiliate, at Lifetime Activities Center-Bruin Arena.
2016-17 Stars season tickets are on sale now 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. Single-game tickets are also on sale for $5 per seat at www.slcstars.com, with no online fees, or at the Vivint Smart Home Arena box office.
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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 www.slcstars.com.