2011-2012 Rio Grande Valley Vipers Regular Season Roster

NBA Affiliate: Houston Rockets

2011-2012 Rio Grande Valley Vipers Roster

# Player Pos Height Weight Age Pre-NBA Draft Team NBA Draft Status Nationality
- Stanley Asumnu F 6-5 220 29 Tennessee 2006 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Suleiman Braimoh F 6-8 229 22 Rice 2011 NBA Draft, Undrafted Nigeria
United States
- Marshall Brown SG 6-7 225 26 Missouri 2008 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Derrick Caracter F 6-9 275 23 UTEP 2010 Rnd 2 Pick 28 United States
- Sam Coleman C 6-10 220 24 Coppin State 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Will Conroy G 6-2 195 29 Washington 2005 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Vance Cooksey G 6-0 175 24 Pikeville 2011 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Courtney Fortson G 5-11 185 23 Arkansas 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Will Foster C 7-5 260 23 Gonzaga 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Terrel Harris SF 6-5 190 24 Oklahoma State 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Lee Humphrey G 6-3 195 27 Florida 2007 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Tyren Johnson F 6-8 225 23 Louisiana-Lafayette 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Kelvin Lewis G 6-4 203 23 Houston 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Ashton Mitchell G 5-11 185 23 Sam Houston State 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Marcus Morris PF 6-9 235 22 Kansas 2011 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
- Charles Okwandu C 7-0 270 25 Connecticut 2011 NBA Draft, Undrafted Nigeria
- Damian Saunders SF 6-8 214 23 Duquesne 2011 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Julian Sensley PF 6-9 235 29 Hawaii 2006 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Greg Smith C 6-10 250 21 Fresno State 2011 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Jay-R Strowbridge PG 5-11 180 24 Oregon 2011 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Josh Tarver G 6-3 190 25 Oregon State 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Jermaine Taylor G 6-5 205 25 UCF 2009 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
- Malcolm Thomas F 6-9 225 23 San Diego State 2011 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Ben Uzoh SG 6-3 205 23 Tulsa 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Nigeria
- Scott VanderMeer C 7-0 250 25 Illinois-Chicago 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Willie Warren GF 6-4 200 22 Oklahoma 2010 Rnd 2 Pick 24 United States

2011-2012 Rio Grande Valley Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters L. Humphrey K. Lewis S. Asumnu T. Johnson G. Smith
Rotation C. Fortson   J. Taylor S. Braimoh S. VanderMeer
Rotation V. Cooksey   M. Brown   C. Okwandu

Recent Rio Grande Valley Vipers History

Season Team Record Conference Rank
2014-2015 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 19-15 (10-7) 1st (Central)
2013-2014 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 30-21 (14-15) 4th (Central)
2012-2013 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 36-15 (18-9) 1st (Central)
2011-2012 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 24-26 (13-21) 7th (West)
2010-2011 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 33-18 (17-14) 4th (West)
2009-2010 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 35-16 (23-12) 2nd (West)
2008-2009 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 21-29 (11-16) 3rd (Southwest)
2007-2008 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 21-29 (10-21) 5th (Southwest)

2011-2012 Rio Grande Valley Vipers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Stanley Asumnu Performer of the Week (12/19/11)
Ben Uzoh Performer of the Week (01/23/12)
Greg Smith All D-League 1st Team (2012)
Greg Smith All-Rookie 1st Team (2012)
Greg Smith West Initial All-Star Selection (2012)
Tyren Johnson West Replacement All-Star Selection (2012)
Lee Humphrey Three Point Shootout Participant (2012)

2011-2012 Rio Grande Valley Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Marcus Morris 11 30.0 20.7 8.3 1.1 1.3 0.5 2.4
Courtney Fortson 2 38.4 20.0 7.0 10.5 2.0 0.0 4.5
Malcolm Thomas 2 40.2 19.0 11.5 1.5 1.0 4.0 1.5
Greg Smith 26 28.1 16.6 7.8 1.6 1.0 1.2 2.3
Terrel Harris 7 24.9 16.6 6.0 4.9 2.1 0.3 2.0
Julian Sensley 5 30.7 16.2 7.4 2.2 0.2 1.4 2.4
Ben Uzoh 20 30.8 14.8 5.8 3.9 1.4 0.1 2.0
Jermaine Taylor 14 26.3 14.2 3.2 2.0 0.8 0.5 2.5
Willie Warren 11 21.8 13.9 2.2 3.2 0.6 0.1 2.7
Will Conroy 23 31.8 12.6 4.1 9.0 1.3 0.0 3.4
Kelvin Lewis 50 28.2 12.6 3.0 1.6 1.3 0.1 1.4
Tyren Johnson 44 26.9 11.7 5.6 2.4 1.0 0.7 2.6
Derrick Caracter 5 16.8 11.2 5.4 0.8 0.0 0.2 2.2
Stanley Asumnu 40 20.3 11.0 4.8 0.8 0.6 0.1 1.2
Damian Saunders 29 29.5 10.6 6.6 1.9 1.9 2.3 1.3
Lee Humphrey 50 25.9 10.5 1.8 1.8 0.8 0.0 1.1
Marshall Brown 41 23.8 10.2 4.7 1.2 0.6 0.6 1.5
Vance Cooksey 6 14.9 9.0 1.7 2.2 0.8 0.0 1.8
Jay-R Strowbridge 14 20.1 8.8 2.0 3.5 0.8 0.1 1.9
Sam Coleman 13 16.9 8.2 3.8 0.5 0.5 1.1 0.6
Suleiman Braimoh 15 16.4 8.1 4.1 0.5 0.9 0.4 1.2
Scott VanderMeer 18 16.1 7.8 5.1 0.6 0.3 1.4 1.0
Josh Tarver 17 22.3 5.5 3.2 3.2 1.1 0.3 1.5
Ashton Mitchell 11 20.7 5.5 2.1 4.5 0.6 0.1 3.0
Will Foster 3 10.4 3.0 2.7 0.3 0.0 1.3 0.7
Charles Okwandu 13 11.5 2.2 3.4 0.4 0.2 1.0 0.8

Rio Grande Valley Vipers Affiliation History

SeasonTeamNBA Affiliate
2014-2015 Rio Grande Valley Vipers Rockets
2013-2014 Rio Grande Valley Vipers Rockets
2012-2013 Rio Grande Valley Vipers Rockets
2011-2012 Rio Grande Valley Vipers Rockets
2010-2011 Rio Grande Valley Vipers Rockets
2009-2010 Rio Grande Valley Vipers Rockets
2008-2009 Rio Grande Valley Vipers Rockets, Pelicans
2007-2008 Rio Grande Valley Vipers Cavaliers, Rockets, Pelicans

Rio Grande Valley Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Nick Nurse Head Coach 2011-2012 Head Coach (Iowa Energy, 2007 to 2011)
Gersson Rosas General Manager 2009-2010 Director of Player Personnel (Houston Rockets, 2008 to 2009)
David Patrick Director of Scouting 2011-2012 N/A
Arturas Karnisovas Director of Player Personnel 2011-2012 Director of Global Scouting and International Affairs (Houston Rockets, 2008 to 2011)
Monte McNair Director of Basketball Operations 2012-2013 Director of Basketball Operations (Rio Grande Valley Vipers, 2011 to 2012)
Jim Paulis Personnel Scout 2011-2012 Assistant Video Coordinator (Houston Rockets, 2009 to 2012)
Brent Johnson Director of Player Development 2010-2011 Personnel Scout (Houston Rockets, 1994 to )