Texas Border Business
EDINBURG, Texas – The Rio Grande Valley Vipers, the NBA G League Affiliate of the Houston Rockets, have finalized the roster for the 2021 NBA G League season.
The Vipers’ includes returning players William McDowell-White, Shawn Occeus and Ray Spalding. In addition, 2021 NBA G League draftees Armoni Brooks and Jarron Cumberland join RGV.
The RGV Vipers roster now stands at 12, including two-way players Mason Jones and Brodric Thomas will be eligible to join the squad at the single-site in Orlando, Florida. The complete roster can be seen below.
|5||William McDowell-White||Guard||6’5||185||California State||Returner|
|42||Trhae Mitchell||Forward||6’6||196||South Alabama||Tryout|
|21||Trevelin Queen||Guard||6’6||190||New Mexico State||Affiliate|
|23||Josh Reaves||Guard||6’4||214||Penn State||Affiliate|
The returning player rights to Josh Huestis were acquired via trade with Austin Spurs in the 2019-20 season and returns to the United States after a stint with Bayern Munich (German Basketball League) during the 2019-20 campaign. Josh Reaves, Kenny Wooten and Trevelin Queen join the Vipers as affiliated players.
Trhae Mitchell joins RGV as a local tryout player after finishing his collegiate career at South Alabama. In addition, nine players of RGV’s roster have previously signed an NBA contract, while seven have previously competed in the G League.
The complete 2021 NBA G League game and broadcast schedule will be announced at a later date. For more information, please visit www.rgvipers.com.