2016-2017 Los Angeles D-Fenders Regular Season Roster

NBA Affiliate: Los Angeles Lakers

2016-2017 Los Angeles D-Fenders Roster

# Player Pos Height Weight Age Pre-NBA Draft Team NBA Draft Status Nationality
41 DeJuan Blair F 6-7 270 27 Pittsburgh 2009 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
0 Vander Blue SG 6-4 200 24 Marquette 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
7 Troy DeVries G 6-4 195 34 New Mexico 2005 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
50 David Foster C 7-3 260 28 Utah 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
23 Justin Harper PF 6-10 225 27 Richmond 2011 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
10 Andre Ingram G 6-3 195 31 American University 2007 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
5 Julian Jacobs G 6-4 180 22 USC 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
9 Josh Magette PG 6-1 160 27 Alabama-Huntsville 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
18 D.J. Shumpert F 6-7 220 26 Cal State San Bernardino 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
8 Speedy Smith G 6-3 180 24 Louisiana Tech 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
19 DeShawn Stephens F 6-8 215 27 San Diego State 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
21 Travis Wear PF 6-10 225 26 UCLA 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
   Inactive player   

2016-2017 L.A. D-Fenders Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Magette T. DeVries V. Blue J. Harper T. Wear
Rotation S. Smith A. Ingram   D. Stephens D. Foster
Rotation       D. Blair  
Lim PT   J. Jacobs D. Shumpert    

Recent Los Angeles D-Fenders History

Season Team Record Conference Rank
2016-2017 Los Angeles D-Fenders 34-17 (27-13) 2nd (Western)
2015-2016 Los Angeles D-Fenders 27-24 (24-20) 3rd (Western)
2014-2015 Los Angeles D-Fenders 17-33 (7-18) 4th (Western)
2013-2014 Los Angeles D-Fenders 31-20 (18-11) 1st (West)
2012-2013 Los Angeles D-Fenders 21-29 (12-18) 4th (West)
2011-2012 Los Angeles D-Fenders 38-13 (25-10) 1st (West)
2009-2010 Los Angeles D-Fenders 16-34 (14-26) 8th (West)
2008-2009 Los Angeles D-Fenders 19-31 (10-19) 5th (Western)
2007-2008 Los Angeles D-Fenders 30-20 (18-14) 2nd (Western)

2016-2017 Los Angeles D-Fenders Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Vander Blue Most Valuable Player (2017)
Vander Blue Performer of the Week (12/26/16, 01/30/17)
Josh Magette Performer of the Week (02/13/17)
Vander Blue All D-League 1st Team (2017)
Josh Magette All D-League 2nd Team (2017)
David Nwaba All-Rookie 1st Team (2017)
David Nwaba All-Defensive 1st Team (2017)
Vander Blue West Initial All-Star Selection (2017)
Justin Harper West Initial All-Star Selection (2017)
Josh Magette West Initial All-Star Selection (2017)

2016-2017 L.A. D-Fenders Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Vander Blue 47 34.8 24.8 5.1 3.0 1.6 0.1 2.1
Justin Harper 45 29.0 16.4 6.7 1.4 0.3 0.6 1.2
Josh Magette 50 35.3 15.8 4.5 9.4 1.5 0.0 2.6
Ivica Zubac 14 30.1 15.8 9.7 1.3 0.2 1.0 3.2
David Nwaba 40 28.7 14.1 6.9 1.1 1.4 1.1 0.8
Jeff Ayres 22 22.9 12.8 7.2 0.7 0.3 0.7 1.4
Travis Wear 42 25.4 12.7 7.2 1.0 0.8 0.5 1.2
Andre Ingram 10 29.3 11.6 3.6 1.5 1.1 0.4 0.4
DeJuan Blair 13 20.5 11.2 6.1 0.8 0.7 0.2 1.6
Troy DeVries 48 23.7 10.2 2.0 1.8 0.8 0.1 1.1
Roscoe Smith 18 19.2 10.2 3.8 0.1 0.4 0.4 1.5
DeShawn Stephens 10 18.9 8.0 5.5 0.5 0.3 0.7 0.6
Speedy Smith 47 22.3 6.5 3.2 3.9 1.4 0.1 1.8
Julian Jacobs 34 17.4 6.0 2.6 2.6 0.7 0.1 2.0
David Foster 30 11.2 2.7 3.1 0.2 0.2 1.7 0.4
Mark Simmons 1 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
D.J. Shumpert 1 2.7 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Los Angeles D-Fenders Affiliation History

SeasonTeamNBA Affiliate
2016-2017 Los Angeles D-Fenders Lakers
2015-2016 Los Angeles D-Fenders Lakers
2014-2015 Los Angeles D-Fenders Lakers
2013-2014 Los Angeles D-Fenders Lakers
2012-2013 Los Angeles D-Fenders Lakers
2011-2012 Los Angeles D-Fenders Lakers
2009-2010 Los Angeles D-Fenders Lakers
2008-2009 Los Angeles D-Fenders Lakers
2007-2008 Los Angeles D-Fenders Lakers

L.A. D-Fenders Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Joe McCormack Chief Financial Officer 2010-2011 Chief Financial Officer (Los Angeles Lakers, 1989 to )
Michael Harris VP of Business Operations 2014-2015 N/A
Coby Karl Head Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Westchester Knicks, 2015 to 2016)
Brian Walsh Assistant Coach 2016-2017 N/A
Isaiah Fox Assistant Coach 2016-2017 N/A
Paul Woolpert Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Head Coach (Tulsa 66ers, 2008 to 2009)
Joey Buss Chief Executive Officer, President 2011-2012 N/A
Glenn Carraro VP of Basketball Operations, General Manager 2014-2015 Assistant General Manager (Los Angeles Lakers, 2012 to )
Nick Mazzella General Manager 2014-2015 N/A
Jesse Buss Director of Scouting 2014-2015 Co-Owner (Los Angeles Lakers, 2013 to )
Will Scott Video Coordinator 2014-2015 N/A
Heather Mau Athletic Trainer 2016-2017 N/A