Erie BayHawks Finalize 2018 Training Camp Roster

By Michael Somrak | October 20, 2018


ERIE, PA – The Erie BayHawks, NBA G League affiliate of the Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club, announced today the finalization of its 2018 training camp roster. Camp will begin on Tuesday, October 23 at 9 a.m. at Penn State-Behrend, Erie Hall.

The year’s training camp roster features a pair of Atlanta Hawks two-way players, Jaylen Adams and Alex Poythress, two Atlanta Hawks affiliate players, C.J. Anderson and Isaac Humphries, and three 2018 NBA G League Draft selections, Terrell Miller Jr. (Round 1, Pick 5), Sanjay Lumpkin (Round 1, Pick 21) and Tommy Hamilton IV (Round 2, Pick 45).

The BayHawks will also have six returning players, including 2015 first-round NBA Draft pick R.J. Hunter (28th overall, Boston Celtics). Hunter’s returning player rights were acquired on August 31, 2018 in a trade with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. Rounding out this year’s training camp roster includes two local tryout invitees and one draft day trade acquisition.


Erie BayHawks 2018 Training Camp Roster:


Name Position HT WT DOB School / Country Status
Jaylen Adams G 6-2 190 05/04/96 St. Bonaventure/USA Atlanta Hawks Two-Way Player
C.J. Anderson G 6-6 207 05/10/96 Massachusetts/USA Atlanta Hawks Affiliate Player
Darnell Foreman G 6-1 170 08/25/95 Pennsylvania/USA Tryout Invitee
John Gillon G 6-0 178 03/31/94 Syracuse/USA Returning Player
Tommy Hamilton IV C 6-11 250 09/23/94 Texas Tech/USA Draft (Round 2, Pick 45)
Jeremy Hollowell F 6-8 220 02/25/94 Georgia State/USA Returning Player
Isaac Humphries C 7-0 260 01/05/98 Kentucky/Australia Atlanta Hawks Affiliate Player
R.J. Hunter G 6-6 190 10/24/93 Georgia State/USA Returning Player (Trade)
Branden Jenkins F 6-4 180 12/12/94 Louisiana State/USA Trade
Jajuan Johnson G 6-5 205 03/18/94 Marquette/USA Tryout Invitee
Sanjay Lumpkin F 6-6 220 04/29/94 Northwestern/USA Draft (Round 1, Pick 21)
Terrell Miller Jr. F 6-8 245 04/03/95 Murray State/USA Draft (Round 1, Pick 5)
Alex Poythress F 6-9 235 09/06/93 Kentucky/USA Atlanta Hawks Two-Way Player
Jordan Sibert G 6-4 187 08/01/92 Dayton/USA Returning Player
Craig Sword G 6-3 196 01/16/94 Mississippi State/USA Returning Player
Tommy Williams F 6-5 220 02/23/93 Augusta University/USA Returning Player


General Manager: Derek Pierce

Head Coach: Noel Gillespie

Assistant Coaches: Calbert Cheaney, Sam Newman-Beck, Mfon Udofia, Shelden Williams

Head Athletic Trainer: Cally Beltz

Strength and Conditioning Coach: Yaseen Khan

Manager – Basketball Operations / Player Development Liaison: Tori Miller


The BayHawks completed a trade with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers today, acquiring Branden Jenkins. In exchange, the Vipers will receive Erie’s third-round pick in the 2019 NBA G League Draft. Rio Grande Valley selected Jenkins (6-4, 180) in the third-round of today’s NBA G League Draft (76th overall). The Maywood, IL, native spent his first three years of his collegiate career at Lee College (2013-16), before transferring to Louisiana State University (2016-17).

The BayHawks will begin training camp on Tuesday, October 23 at Penn State-Behrend, Erie Hall. Media members will have access to the final 30 minutes of each session, followed by media availability. General Manager Derek Pierce, Head Coach Noel Gillespie and all players will be made available, upon request. All media requests should be made through Billy Hartman. Both morning and evening practice sessions are closed to the public.