HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL – The Windy City Bulls, presented by BMO Harris Bank, the NBA G League affiliate of the Chicago Bulls, have announced their 2017-18 opening night roster.
Windy City’s roster includes two Two-Way Contract players, two affiliate players, four returning players, two players drafted in the 2017 G League draft, one player from the player pool and a local tryout player.
Highlighting the 2017-18 roster are Ryan Arcidiacono and Antonio Blakeney, both of whom will split time between the Chicago Bulls and Windy City as designated NBA two-way players. Additionally, Windy City’s roster features four players (Duje Dukan, Jarell Eddie, Jaylen Johnson and Diamond Stone) with NBA experience and three returners from last season (Dukan, Eddie and Jon Octeus).
Eddie appeared in 20 games for Windy City a season ago, averaging 17.8 ppg for the Bulls before finishing the campaign with the Phoenix Suns. Octeus and Dukan combined to average 15.2 ppg in 66 total contests.
Below is the 2017-18 Windy City Bulls opening night roster:
|Duje Dukan||13||F||6-10||220||12/4/1991||Wisconsin||Returning Player|
|Jarell Eddie||8||F||6-7||218||10/30/1991||Virginia Tech||Returning Player|
|Tyler Harris||10||F||6-10||216||9/1/1993||Auburn||Player Pool|
|Jaylen Johnson||0||F||6-9||230||8/7/1996||Louisville||Affiliate Player|
|Jon Octeus||4||G||6-4||170||10/23/1991||Purdue||Returning Player|
|Diamond Stone||0||F/C||6-11||255||2/10/1997||Maryland||Affiliate Player|
|Karrington Ward||14||F||6-5||189||3/14/1993||Eastern Michigan||Returning Player|
|Brandon Wood||30||G||6-2||190||1/5/1989||Michigan State||Local Tryout|
Head Coach: Charlie Henry (Madonna)
Assistant Coaches: Josh Kreibich (Arizona), Jannero Pargo (Arkansas), Julian Terrell (Vanderbilt)
Athletic Trainer: Matt Comer (Cincinnati)
Assistant Trainer: Cally Beltz (Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Windy City will begin its second season at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates tonight with an Opening Night matchup presented by BMO Harris Bank against the Westchester Knicks.
Full season membership, group, and single tickets for the 2017-18 Windy City Bulls season are on sale now. For all ticket information and full season schedule, visit WindyCityBulls.com.