Wisconsin Herd Finalizes Roster for Inaugural Season

By msteinberg | November 2, 2017

The Wisconsin Herd, the NBA G League affiliate of the Milwaukee Bucks, has finalized the 2017-18 roster for the start of the team’s inaugural season.

The Herd’s roster includes two Two-Way Contract players, two affiliate players, two players acquired via trades, four players selected the 2017 NBA G League Expansion Draft, one player picked in the 2017 NBA G League Draft and one player from the Herd’s Local Player Tryout.

Vitto Brown, T.J. Dunans and James Siakam were waived to establish the final roster of 12 active players.

Fans can meet the players on the Herd’s inaugural roster and hear from Herd Head Coach Jordan Brady at the Herd’s Meet the Team party TOMORROW, Friday, Nov. 3, at Fox River Brewing Company (1501 Arboretum Dr., Oshkosh, WI). The festivities start at 6:30 p.m. with introductory remarks from Coach Brady slated for 6:45 p.m.

The Herd’s inaugural season begins on Monday, Nov. 6, against the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. Fans are invited to watch the first game in Herd history at the official Season Watch Party at Fox River Brewing Company. The watch party starts at 6:30 p.m. with tipoff slated for 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

The Wisconsin Herd’s inaugural roster for the 2017-18 season includes:

NAME POS HT WT DOB COLLEGE/COUNTRY Acquired
Cliff Alexander F 6-8 245 11/16/95 Kansas Trade with Long Island Nets
Gracin Bakumanya C 6-11 220 7/27/97 Democratic Republic of the Congo Expansion Draft
Joshua Blamon G 6-3 188 6/27/93 Richard Stockton NBA G League Draft
Joel Bolomboy FC 6-9 235 1/28/94 Weber State Two-Way Contract
Kyle Casey F 6-7 225 11/27/89 Harvard Expansion Draft
Michael Dunigan C 6-10 245 7/2/89 Oregon Expansion Draft
JeQuan Lewis G 6-0 181 9/4/94 VCU Affiliate
Xavier Munford G 6-2 180 6/1/92 Rhode Island Trade with Greensboro Swarm
Gary Payton II G 6-3 190 12/1/92 Oregon State Two-Way Contract
Jarvis Summers G 6-3 180 3/16/93 Ole Miss Expansion Draft
Brian Williams F 6-5 210 9/20/92 Louisiana-Lafayette Local Player Tryout
James Young F 6-6 215 8/16/95 Kentucky Affiliate