ERIE BAYHAWKS PARTICIPATE IN 2017 NBA G LEAGUE EXPANSION DRAFT
BayHawks acquire rights to 11 players
ERIE, PA – The Erie BayHawks, NBA G League affiliate of the Atlanta Hawks, announced the acquisition of 11 player rights via the 2017 NBA G League Expansion Draft today.
The BayHawks were one of four expansion teams who participated in the 2017 NBA G League Expansion Draft. The other three expansion teams included the Agua Caliente Clippers of Ontario (L.A. Clippers), Memphis Hustle (Memphis Grizzlies) and Wisconsin Herd (Milwaukee Bucks). All returning NBA G League teams were able to protect the rights of up to nine players. Erie was able to select up to eleven unprotected players.
The NBA G League Expansion Draft gives the BayHawks the rights to the players selected, but these players are not on the team until they are signed to an NBA G League contract.
The complete list of players who were selected in order by round by the Erie BayHawks are as follows:
|Name||Position||HT||WT||DOB||College||Prior NBAGL Team|
|DeAndre Daniels||SF||6’9||196||04/15/1992||Connecticut||Raptors 905|
|Sean Kilpatrick||SG||6’4||219||01/06/1990||Cincinnati||Delaware 87ers|
|Ronald Roberts||F||6’8||219||08/05/1991||Saint Joseph’s||Reno Bighorns|
|Terran Petteway||SF||6’6||198||10/08/1992||Nebraska||Maine Red Claws|
|Casey Prather||F||6’6||208||05/29/1991||Florida||Windy City Bulls|
|Jordan Crawford||G||6’5||195||10/23/1988||Xavier||Grand Rapids Drive|
|Jordan Sibert||SG||6’4||187||08/01/1992||Dayton||Iowa Energy|
|Beau Beech||F||6’9||215||03/01/1994||North Florida||Long Island Nets|
|Raphiael Putney||F||6’10||185||04/21/1990||Massachusetts||Rio Grande Valley Vipers|
|Luke Harangody||F||6’8||245||01/02/1988||Notre Dame||Lakeland Magic|
|Will Bynum||G||6’0||185||01/04/1983||Georgia Tech||Windy City Bulls|
Click here to access the complete 2017 NBA G League Expansion Draft list.