EL SEGUNDO – The Los Angeles D-Fenders have finalized the team’s opening night roster for the 2016-17 season, it was announced today by General Manager Nick Mazzella.
The D-Fenders waived forward Gerald Beverly, guard Kourtlin Jackson and guard Michael Snaer to reach the league-mandated 10-man active roster.
The complete opening day roster (attached) is as follows:
|7||Troy Devries||G||6-3||194||New Mexico||Tryout|
|11||David Nwaba||G||6-4||204||Cal Poly||Trade|
|18||DJ Shumpert*||F||6-7||220||Cal State – San Bernadino||Returning|
|2||Kenneth Smith||G||6-2||187||Louisiana Tech||Returning|
Los Angeles will kick off the regular season against the Iowa Energy at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, November 11, from the Toyota Sports Center.