NBA G League Elite roster announced for 2019 NBA G League International Challenge presented by Antel

NEW YORK – The NBA G League today announced the 12-man roster for the NBA G League Elite Team that will compete at the 2019 NBA G League International Challenge presented by Antel in Montevideo, Uruguay, from Wednesday, Sept. 18 – Sunday, Sept. 22.  The exhibition tournament, comprised of teams from around the world, will be held at Antel Arena.

The six-team tournament also includes Argentina’s San Lorenzo, Brazil’s Flamengo, Germany’s FC Bayern Munich, Mexico’s Capitanes and Uruguay’s Elite Team.  The competition will begin with three days of group play, followed by the semifinals on Sept. 21 and the championship game on Sept. 22.

The NBA G League International Challenge will be livestreamed in Uruguay by Antel on the Vera TV and Vera+ websites and apps.  Fans around the world can follow the games on Twitter @NBALATAM and @nbagleague.

The complete roster for the NBA G League Elite team, coached by Raptors 905 head coach Jama Mahlalela, is below.

Chad Brown C / Rookie
Aaron Epps F / Northern Arizona Suns
Abdul Gaddy G / Oklahoma City Blue
Dusty Hannahs G / Memphis Hustle
Haywood Highsmith F / Delaware Blue Coats
BJ Johnson F / Lakeland Magic
Omari Johnson F / Fort Wayne Mad Ants
Kalin Lucas G / Grand Rapids Drive
Doral Moore C / Memphis Hustle
Mychal Mulder G / Windy City Bulls
Duane Notice G / Raptors 905
Paul Watson G / Westchester Knicks


About the NBA G League
The NBA’s official minor league, the NBA G League prepares players, coaches, officials, trainers and front-office staff for the NBA while acting as the league’s research and development laboratory.  Featuring 28 teams with direct affiliations with NBA franchises for the 2019-20 season, the league offers elite professional basketball at an affordable price in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere.  Fifty-two percent of all NBA players at the end of the 2018-19 season boasted NBA G League experience.  In fostering the league’s connection to the community, its teams, players and staff promote health and wellness, support local needs and interests, and assist in educational development through NBA Cares programs.  NBA G League games are available on ESPN’s family of networks and NBA TV.

About Antel
Antel (Administración Nacional de Telecomunicaciones) is Uruguay’s government-owned telecommunications company, whose mission is the development of all telecommunications services.  Antel provides services to over 4 million people and has more fans than any other service provider in Uruguay.  The company has made ​​a strong commitment to universal access to broadband by deploying a nationwide fiber optic network that will allow the country’s infrastructure to meet future demands.  Antel is the first company in Latin America to provide its customers with LTE technology, placing Uruguay among the top 10 countries with the highest rate of access to information technology.  The service provider has taken steps to eliminate the digital gap and support digital inclusion with the goal of providing Internet to 100% of Uruguayan households.  Antel currently reaches a total of 62 % of households across the country.  Through it social commitment platform, it provides free connectivity to all laptops given to each child in public schools across the country, cellular services to teachers, as well as free software and Internet access to less affluent households.  Antel has set out to transform the way society interacts with information and technology by giving Uruguayans better access through a strategy focused on education, academia and industry.  For more information, visit