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2018 NBA G League Player Invitational Roster Revealed

Here’s a look at the initial roster for the 2018 NBA G League Player Invitational

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The NBA G League released its roster for the 2018 Player Invitational. Such a list includes the players invited by the league, and these competitors will face off against one another, in addition to those joining the fun via open registration.

The G League is putting a greater dedication into its scouting efforts as it looks to cement the minor league as the second best basketball league in the world. Many of these up and comers hail from big time collegiate programs and already have experience playing on a big stage. It’ll be interesting to see which of these prospects coaches and scouts alike are drawn to, and which are selected for the afternoon’s more elite form of competition.

The initial roster is as follows:

Canyon BarryFlorida

Elijah BrownOregon

Phillip CarrMorgan State

Kam Chatman – Detroit-Mercy

David ColletteUtah

Bryant CrawfordWake Forest

A.J. DavisCentral Florida

Devin DavisHouston

James DemerySt. Joseph’s

Obi EnechionyiaTemple

Aaron EppsLSU

Allerik FreemanNorth Carolina State

Kaiser GatesXavier

Kasey HillFlorida

DJ Hogg – Texas A&M

Timothy Ighoefe – NBA Academy (Africa)

Tadric JacksonGeorgia Tech

B.J. Johnson LaSalle

Robert JohnsonIndiana

Jemerrio JonesNew Mexico State

Kerem KanterXavier

Tiwian KendleyMorgan State

Ben LammersGeorgia Tech

Manu LecomteBaylor

William LeeUAB

Scottie Lindsey Northwestern

Zach LoftonNew Mexico State

Marcus Lovett Jr. – St. John’s (NY)

Anas MahmoudLouisville

Terry MastonBaylor

E.C. MatthewsRhode Island

Bryant McIntoshNorthwestern

Daxter Miles – West Virginia

Doral MooreWake Forest

Amadou Ndiaye – NBA Academy (Africa)

Tyler NelsonFairfield

Adjin Penava – Marshall

Roddy PetersNicholls State

Malik PopeSan Diego State

Justin Reyes – St. Thomas Aquinas (NY)

Junior RobinsonMount St. Mary’s

Brandon SampsonLSU

Kendall SmithOklahoma State

Justin StringsSacramento State

Taren Sullivan – Findlay (OH)

Gabe VincentUC Santa Barbara

Shoajie Wang – China

Thomas WilderWestern Michigan