D-Fenders Set Opening Night Roster

By Ryan Primeaux | November 10, 2016

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:

No. NAME POS HT WT SCHOOL STATUS
0 Vander Blue G 6-4 200 Marquette Returning
7 Troy Devries G 6-3 194 New Mexico Tryout
50 David Foster C 7-3 250 Utah Tryout
23 Justin Harper F 6-9 245 Richmond Returning
5 Julian Jacobs G 6-3 188 USC Affiliate
9 Josh Magette G 6-1 175 Alabama-Huntsville Returning
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
12 Roscoe Smith F 6-9 206 UNLV Returning
21 Travis Wear F 6-10 221 UCLA Affiliate

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.

Single-game or full-season ticket packages are available now. For more information, contact Stephen Robbins at 310-343-3116 or srobbins@d-fenders.com, or visit www.d-fenders.com.