ERIE BAYHAWKS COMPLETE TRADE WITH STOCKTON KINGS
Team sends returning player rights to Isaac Hamilton, in exchange for Taren Sullivan
ERIE, PA – The Erie BayHawks, NBA G League affiliate of the New Orleans Pelicans, have completed a trade with the Stockton Kings, the team announced today. Erie has traded the returning player rights to Isaac Hamilton, in exchange for the returning player rights to Taren Sullivan. This trade is not subject to a physical.
Sullivan (6-6, 220) appeared in 47 games (16 starts) with the Kings this past season, averaging 6.6 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 19.1 minutes. The Lima, Ohio, native notched his sole double-double of the 2018-19 campaign with 21 points, a season-high 10 rebounds and a team-high three steals in 33 minutes against the Canton Charge on March 12.
A four-year standout for the University of Findlay, Sullivan played in 114 games (89 starts) for the Oilers, averaging 14.0 points on .510 shooting, 5.4 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.1 steals in 26.9 minutes. He scored in double figures in 28 of 31 games during his senior season, culminating in a 2018 NABC Coaches’ Division II All-America team selection. Sullivan also garnered Great Midwest Athletic Conference Player of the Year honors and a GMAC All-First Team nod in his final season with Findlay.
After going undrafted out of UCLA in the 2017 NBA Draft, Hamilton (6-4, 185) spent the past two seasons with the Canton Charge, NBA G League affiliate of the Cleveland Cavaliers. In 73 career G League games (11 starts), he has averaged 5.3 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 14.5 minutes. Hamilton’s returning player rights were acquired by the BayHawks during the 2019-20 NBA G League Expansion Draft on Wednesday, August 28.
The Erie BayHawks look to start their 12th season in the NBA G League at Erie Insurance Arena against the College Park Skyhawks on Friday, November 8. Season tickets and group packages 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.