Spurs Announce 2017 Utah Summer League Roster

By Meagan Miller | June 30, 2017

SPURS ANNOUNCE 2017 UTAH SUMMER LEAGUE ROSTER

SAN ANTONIO (June 30, 2017) — The San Antonio Spurs today announced their roster for the 2017 Utah Jazz Summer League. The Utah Summer League will take place from July 3-6 in Salt Lake City.

This year’s rosters includes Spurs forward Davis Bertans and guards Bryn Forbes and Dejounte Murray. In his first season with the Silver and Black, Bertans appeared in 67 games, averaging 4.5 points and 1.5 rebounds in 12.1 minutes while shooting .399 (69-173) from beyond the arc.

Forbes saw action in 36 games during his rookie season in San Antonio, averaging 2.6 points in 7.9 minutes. He also appeared in 19 games with the Austin Spurs in the NBA G League, averaging 23.4 points, 3.4 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.32 steals in 35.5 minutes. The former Michigan State Spartan played with the Spurs in the 2016 NBA Summer League in Utah and Las Vegas, averaging 11.6 points and 3.4 rebounds in 25.3 minutes while shooting .400 (16-40) from beyond the arc in eight total games.

In his first season with the Spurs, Murray appeared in 38 games, averaging 3.8 points, 1.3 assists and 1.1 rebounds in 8.5 minutes. The former Washington Huskie also appeared in 15 games for the Austin Spurs in the NBA G League, averaging 17.2 points, 7.9 rebounds, 6.2 assists and 2.00 steals in 35.1 minutes. In last year’s Las Vegas Summer League Murray averaged 10.8 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 25.6 minutes over five games .

Several other Spurs prospects are included on this year’s roster, including San Antonio’s 2017 draft picks Derrick White (first round, 29th overall) and Jaron Blossongame (2nd round, 59th overall), and Cady Lalanne who San Antonio selected in the second round of the 2015 NBA draft.

Spurs assistant coach Will Hardy will have head coaching responsibilities in Utah.

Complete coverage of the Spurs summer league action, including box scores, photos and game summaries, will be available at spurs.com.

Prior to departing for Salt Lake City, the Spurs will hold several practices at the Spurs practice facility. The roster and game schedule are listed below:

 

2017 SAN ANTONIO SPURS UTAH SUMMER LEAGUE ROSTER

 

No. Player Pos. Ht. Wt. DOB Prior to NBA/Home Country Yrs
4 Derrick White G 6-5 195 07/02/94 Colorado/USA R
5 Dejounte Murray G 6-5 170 09/19/96 Washington/USA 1
11 Bryn Forbes G 6-3 190 07/23/93 Michigan State/USA 1
15 Jaron Blossomgame F 6-7 220 09/16/93 Clemson/USA R
18 Jeff Ledbetter G 6-3 195 06/15/88 Idaho/USA R
19 Cleanthony Early F 6-8 210 04/17/91 Wichita State/USA 2
22 Olivier Hanlan G 6-4 190 02/15/93 Boston College/Canada R
24 James Robinson G 6-3 200 03/04/94 Pittsburgh/USA R
25 Cady Lalanne C 6-9 242 04/22/92 UMass/Haiti R
28 Livio Jean-Charles F 6-9 230 11/08/93 ASVEL Basket/French Guiana R
42 Davis Bertans F 6-10 210 11/12/92 Laboral Kutxa/Latvia 1
43 Ben Bentil F 6-9 235 03/29/95 Providence/USA 1
45 Shayne Whittington F 6-11 250 03/27/91 Western Michigan/USA 2
55 Cory Jefferson F 6-9 215 12/26/90 Baylor/USA 2
     
Head Coach: Will Hardy  
Assistant Coaches: Dutch Gaitley Jeremy Castleberry
  Cam Hodges Sean Dockery
  Willis Hall Mitch Johnson
  Parker Hines AJ Diggs
  Sepo Ginobili Frank Vitucci
  Charles DeBois Matt Nielsen
  Jesus Lazaro Corral

Dejan Milojevic

Carles Marco

 

Strength Coach: Adi Vase
Training Staff: Paul West Keith Abrams
  Collin Debarbrie  
Equipment Manager: Travis Wade  

 

2017 SAN ANTONIO SPURS UTAH SUMMER LEAGUE SCHEDULE

                                  

DATE OPPONENT LOCATION TIPOFF TV
Mon, 7/3 Utah Jon M. Huntsman Center, University of Utah 8 p.m. NBA TV
Wed, 7/5 Boston Jon M. Huntsman Center, University of Utah 6 p.m. NBA TV
Thu, 7/6 Philadelphia Jon M. Huntsman Center, University of Utah 6 p.m. NBA TV