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Wisconsin Herd finalizes inaugural season roster

OSHKOSH, Wis. (CBS 58) – 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 Friday, November 3, at Fox River Brewing Company  located at 1501 Arboretum Dr. in Oshkosh. 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, November 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 7:00 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

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