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Greensboro Swarm Announce 2016 Training Camp Roster

By kkienle | October 31, 2016

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Roster Of 15 Includes Hornets Affiliate Players

Perry Ellis, Rasheed Sulaimon & Mike Tobey

October 31, 2016 – The Greensboro Swarm, the NBA Development League affiliate of the Charlotte Hornets, announced today the team’s 2016 training camp roster. The roster, which stands at 15, includes Hornets affiliate players, local tryout standouts, players returning to the D-League whose rights the Swarm acquired in the expansion draft and the five selections the team made in yesterday’s D-League draft.

Included in the 15-man roster are three affiliate players of the Hornets. Perry Ellis (6-8, 225, Kansas) appeared in one preseason game and totaled four minutes of playing time. Rasheed Sulaimon (6-4, 190, Maryland) played in four preseason contests averaging 1.5 points and 1.3 assists in 8.6 minutes per game. Mike Tobey (7-0, 260, Virginia) appeared in two games for the Hornets during the preseason and averaged 6.0 points and 3.5 rebounds in 18.8 minutes per game. Tobey also appeared in five games for the Hornets in the 2016 Orlando Pro Summer League averaging 10.0 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.6 blocks in 20.8 minutes per game.

The Swarm will hold media day and begin training camp tomorrow, Nov. 1 in Greensboro. The team’s full training camp roster is listed below:

Player Position Height Weight School Status
Mike Anderson Guard 6-4 195 Washington Draft
Perry Ellis Forward 6-8 225 Kansas Affiliate
Ky Howard Guard 6-4 185 NJIT Draft
Kerala King Guard 6-5 195 Pikeville Draft
Shonn Miller Forward 6-7 209 Connecticut Draft
Ron Mvouika Guard / Forward 6-5 200 St. Johns Draft
Frank Rogers Forward 6-9 229 San Jose State Tryout
Jamie Skeen Forward 6-9 220 Virginia Commonwealth Tryout
Kareem Storey Guard 6-0 189 Morehead State Tryout
Rasheed Sulaimon Guard 6-4 190 Maryland Affiliate
Mike Tobey Center 7-0 260 Virginia Affiliate
Ralston Turner Guard 6-6 205 North Carolina State Returning Player
Damien Wilkins Guard / Forward 6-6 225 Georgia Returning Player
Prince Williams Guard 6-4 195 East Carolina Tryout
Rodney Williams Forward 6-9 200 Minnesota Returning Player

 

HEAD COACH: Noel Gillespie

ASSISTANT COACHES: Dale Layer, Corsley Edwards, Jaime Vathielil

STRENGTH COACH & ATHLETIC TRAINER: Aaron Karkow

DIRECTOR OF BASKETBALL OPERATIONS: Cam Twiss