Erie BayHawks Complete Trade With Maine Red Claws

By Michael Somrak | October 28, 2019


Team sends returning player rights to Codi Miller-McIntyre, in exchange for Vitto Brown

ERIE, PA – The Erie BayHawks, NBA G League affiliate of the New Orleans Pelicans, have completed a trade with the Maine Red Claws, the team announced today. Erie has traded the returning player rights to Codi Miller-McIntyre, in exchange for the returning player rights to Vitto Brown. This trade is not subject to a physical.

Brown (6-8, 230) appeared in 47 games (22 starts) with the Red Claws this past season, averaging 10.4 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 25.6 minutes. The Bowling Green, Ohio native notched five double-doubles during the 2018-19 season, including 19 points and a game-high 10 rebounds against the Salt Lake City Stars on November 27, 2018.

A four-year forward for the University of Wisconsin, Brown played in 120 games (71 starts) for the Badgers, averaging 5.5 points, 3.1 rebounds and 0.6 assists in 16.0 minutes. He helped lead Wisconsin to four-straight NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 appearances during his collegiate career (2014-2017), including a trip to the 2015 NCAA Tournament Championship game.

Following four years at Wake Forest, Miller-McIntyre (6-4, 204) played internationally for four seasons in Belgium, Russia and Slovenia, while also appearing in eight games (all starts) with the Texas Legends during the 2018-19 season. A local to Charlotte, N.C., Miller-McIntyre averaged 10.6 points, 6.6 assists, 5.9 rebounds and 2.0 steals in 36.5 minutes during those eight appearances with Texas. The BayHawks obtained the rights to Cody Miller-McIntyre during the 2019 NBA G League Expansion Draft on August 28.

Erie looks to start its 12th season in the NBA G League at Erie Insurance Arena against the College Park Skyhawks on Friday, November 8. Single-game tickets for the 2019-20 season are on sale now. For more information, please contact the BayHawks front office at 814-790-5600 or visit ErieBayHawks.com

The Erie BayHawks, presented by LECOM, are the NBA G League affiliate of the New Orleans Pelicans. The NBA G League, founded in 2001, is the NBA’s official minor league whose teams have direct affiliations to NBA franchises. The BayHawks, established in 2008, play their home games at Erie Insurance Arena and were one of the first teams in the G League to establish a marquee partnership.  The BayHawks marquee partner, the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM), LECOM School of Dental Medicine and LECOM School of Pharmacy offer innovative and affordable education in osteopathic medicine, dentistry and pharmacy. From campuses in Erie, Pennsylvania, Greensburg, Pennsylvania and Bradenton, Florida, LECOM provides student-centered pathways to prepare the next generation of healthcare professionals.  LECOM physicians serve as the BayHawks medical staff, the team practices at the state-of-the-art LECOM Medical Fitness & Wellness Center, and together the BayHawks and LECOM promote education, health and wellness throughout Erie County.