NEW YORK – The Erie BayHawks (New Orleans Pelicans) today obtained the rights to 14 players in the 2019 NBA G League Expansion Draft. The team will hold the rights to those players for two seasons.
Erie’s selections in the Expansion Draft came from a pool of players from 2017-18 and 2018-19 NBA G League rosters. Each 2018-19 NBA G League team was able to protect the rights of up to 12 players. Erie was able to select up to 14 unprotected players, with no more than two selections coming from any one NBA G League team.
Below are the complete results of the 2019 NBA G League Expansion Draft:
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.