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Westchester Knicks Finalize 2016-17 Training Camp Roster

By Katie Hatch | October 31, 2016

WHITE PLAINS, NY, October 31, 2016 – The Westchester Knicks, the official NBA Development League affiliate of the New York Knickerbockers, announced the training camp roster today in preparation for the 2016-17 season.

Westchester’s training camp roster comprises of 16 players with various collegiate and professional experience. The team was assembled through NBA affiliate players, returning players, the 2016 NBA D-League Draft, and team tryouts.

Highlighting the 2016-17 team are Chasson Randle, Cleanthony Early, and Damien Inglis, each of whom attended New York Knicks training camp and were designated to Westchester as affiliate players. Early and Inglis each spent time with Westchester on assignment during the 2015-16 season; Early from the New York Knicks and Inglis from the Milwaukee Bucks. Randle appeared in three preseason games for the New York Knicks, averaging 7.7 points over 15.7 minutes per game before suffering an orbital fracture injury.

Five players will be returning for another season with the Westchester Knicks: Jordon Crawford, Kevin Capers, Devondrick Walker, and Keith Wright (2015-16 season), and Robert Vaden (2014-15 season). They will join the five selections from Sunday’s NBA D-League Draft, along with three players signed from team tryouts.

Below is the complete 2016-17 Westchester Knicks training camp roster:

PLAYER POS HGT WGT BIRTHDATE SCHOOL HOW ACQUIRED
Jaylen Bond F 6-8 240 4/11/1993 Temple Team Tryout
Kevin Capers G 6-2 170 5/2/1993 Florida Southern Returning Player
Jason Carter F 6-9 240 2/21/1992 Texas Southern 2016 NBADL Draft: 6th (126th)
Jordon Crawford G 5-6 150 7/17/1990 Bowling Green Returning Player
Cleanthony Early F 6-8 210 4/17/1991 Wichita State Affiliate Player
Max Hooper F 6-6 205 2/5/1995 Oakland 2016 NBADL Draft: 1st (16th)
Damien Inglis F 6-8 240 5/20/1995 French Guiana Affiliate Player
Anthony Kent C 6-10 225 6/27/1983 Ball State Team Tryout
Lasan Kromah G 6-6 205 6/24/1991 Connecticut 2016 NBADL Draft: 3rd (60th)
Gabe McCray G 6-7 200 11/2/1994 South Carolina State Team Tryout
Dane Miller F 6-7 225 5/10/1990 Rutgers 2016 NBADL Draft: 5th (104th)
Bobby Ray Parks Jr. G 6-4 205 2/19/1993 Philippines 2016 NBADL Draft: 6th (131st)
Chasson Randle G 6-2 185 2/5/1993 Stanford Affiliate Player
Robert Vaden G 6-5 215 3/3/1985 Alabama at Birmingham Returning Player
Devondrick Walker G 6-5 205 7/11/1992 Texas A&M – Commerce Returning Player
Keith Wright F 6-8 240 7/22/1989 Harvard Returning Player

The team also announced the hiring of Bryan Bailey as an assistant coach. The Long Island native joins head coach Mike Miller and assistant coach Derrick Alston to round out the 2016-17 Westchester Knicks coaching staff.

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