2015-2016 Rio Grande Valley Vipers Regular Season Roster

NBA Affiliate: Houston Rockets

2015-2016 Rio Grande Valley Vipers Roster

# Player Pos Height Weight Age Pre-NBA Draft Team NBA Draft Status Nationality
6 Matt Carlino SG 6-2 175 23 Marquette 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
2 Karl Cochran G 6-1 175 23 Wofford 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
3 Will Cummings PG 6-2 185 23 Temple 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
9 Jaron Johnson G 6-6 205 23 Louisiana Tech 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
12 Ty Johnson PG 6-3 195 23 South Carolina 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
10 Denzel Livingston G 6-4 178 22 Incarnate Word 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Darius Morris G 6-5 195 25 Michigan 2011 Rnd 2 Pick 11 United States
18 Raphiael Putney F 6-9 185 25 Massachusetts 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
42 Joshua Smith C 6-10 350 23 Georgetown 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
4 Jarvis Threatt G 6-2 170 22 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
5 Chris Walker PF 6-10 220 21 Florida 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
23 Amir Williams C 6-11 250 23 Ohio State 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
   Inactive player   

2015-2016 Rio Grande Valley Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters W. Cummings D. Livingston J. Johnson R. Putney J. Smith
Rotation J. Threatt D. Morris   M. Harrell A. Williams
Rotation   M. Carlino   C. Walker  
Lim PT K. Cochran        
Lim PT T. Johnson        

Recent Rio Grande Valley Vipers History

Season Team Record Conference Rank
2015-2016 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 29-22 (23-20) 4th (Western)
2014-2015 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 27-23 (14-10) 1st (Western)
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)

2015-2016 Rio Grande Valley Vipers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Raphiael Putney Performer of the Week (01/11/16)
Will Cummings Performer of the Week (04/04/16)
Will Cummings All D-League 2nd Team (2016)
Will Cummings All-Rookie 1st Team (2016)
Will Cummings West Initial All-Star Selection (2016)
Raphiael Putney West Initial All-Star Selection (2016)
Jarvis Threatt Slam Dunk Participant (2016)

2015-2016 Rio Grande Valley Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Montrezl Harrell 12 38.9 24.2 9.2 3.3 1.0 2.4 2.8
Will Cummings 49 36.3 20.5 3.6 4.8 1.9 0.1 3.1
Jaron Johnson 50 36.4 18.2 5.4 3.1 1.1 0.4 2.6
Raphiael Putney 48 31.3 17.1 8.1 1.9 1.1 2.3 2.4
K.J. McDaniels 16 36.1 15.4 8.3 3.0 0.9 2.0 2.9
Jordan Hamilton 14 29.2 14.9 9.4 3.9 0.9 0.9 2.0
Darius Morris 3 28.2 13.7 4.3 4.3 1.7 0.0 0.7
Donatas Motiejunas 4 25.0 13.0 5.8 3.0 1.0 1.0 3.5
Jarvis Threatt 42 22.3 12.6 2.9 2.6 1.2 0.1 1.9
Sam Dekker 7 23.2 11.9 5.3 1.6 0.6 0.1 1.7
Chris Walker 47 20.8 9.3 7.0 0.9 0.6 1.3 1.5
Denzel Livingston 48 24.9 9.3 4.1 1.5 1.2 0.6 0.6
Aqeel Quinn 1 8.7 9.0 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Joshua Smith 42 17.0 8.5 4.7 1.3 0.6 0.5 1.3
Karl Cochran 17 11.7 4.1 1.2 0.6 0.8 0.4 0.5
Matt Carlino 27 14.2 3.8 1.6 1.6 0.9 0.0 0.6
Ty Johnson 23 13.1 3.5 1.4 1.0 0.5 0.0 0.6
Amir Williams 38 13.4 3.3 3.2 0.3 0.3 0.7 0.7
Jarvis Summers 3 7.8 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0

Rio Grande Valley Vipers Affiliation History

SeasonTeamNBA Affiliate
2015-2016 Rio Grande Valley Vipers Rockets
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
Alonzo Cantu Owner 2014-2015 N/A
Matt Brase Head Coach 2015-2016 Basketball Operations (Houston Rockets, 2013 to )
Cody Toppert Assistant Coach 2015-2016 N/A
Joseph Blair Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Graduate Manager (Arizona, 2014 to 2015)
Bert Garcia President 2014-2015 N/A
Gianluca Pascucci General Manager 2014-2015 Director of Player Personnel (Houston Rockets, 2013 to )
Jim Paulis Assistant General Manager 2014-2015 Director of Scouting (Rio Grande Valley Vipers, 2012 to 2013)
Brent Johnson Director of Player Development 2010-2011 Personnel Scout (Houston Rockets, 1994 to )
Long Lam Athletic Trainer 2013-2014 N/A