2015-2016 Sioux Falls Skyforce Regular Season Roster

NBA Affiliate: Miami Heat

2015-2016 Sioux Falls Skyforce Roster

# Player Pos Height Weight Age Pre-NBA Draft Team NBA Draft Status Nationality
24 Keith Benson C 6-11 229 27 Oakland 2011 Rnd 2 Pick 18 United States
- Larry Drew G 6-2 180 25 UCLA 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
12 DeAndre Liggins G 6-6 209 27 Kentucky 2011 Rnd 2 Pick 23 United States
4 Rodney McGruder SG 6-4 205 24 Kansas State 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Toure' Murry G 6-5 195 26 Wichita State 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
8 Bubu Palo G 6-1 181 24 Iowa State 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
20 Nigel Spikes F 6-10 229 26 Marshall 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
21 Jarnell Stokes FC 6-9 263 22 Tennessee 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
23 Jabril Trawick SG 6-5 210 23 Georgetown 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
17 Byron Wesley SG 6-4 206 23 Gonzaga 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
2 Greg Whittington PF 6-8 212 23 Georgetown 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
   Inactive player   

2015-2016 Sioux Falls Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters B. Palo R. McGruder J. Trawick D. Liggins J. Stokes
Rotation B. Weber T. Murry   G. Whittington K. Benson
Rotation L. Drew        
Lim PT   B. Wesley   N. Spikes  

Recent Sioux Falls Skyforce History

Season Team Record Conference Rank
2015-2016 Sioux Falls Skyforce 41-10 (36-9) 1st (Eastern)
2014-2015 Sioux Falls Skyforce 29-22 (6-3) 5th (Eastern)
2013-2014 Sioux Falls Skyforce 31-20 (11-10) 5th (Central)
2012-2013 Sioux Falls Skyforce 25-25 (12-15) 5th (Central)
2011-2012 Sioux Falls Skyforce 15-35 (10-25) 7th (East)
2010-2011 Sioux Falls Skyforce 10-40 (4-18) 7th (East)
2009-2010 Sioux Falls Skyforce 32-19 (21-12) 2nd (East)
2008-2009 Sioux Falls Skyforce 25-25 (11-17) 4th (Central)
2007-2008 Sioux Falls Skyforce 28-23 (18-12) 1st (Central)

2015-2016 Sioux Falls Skyforce Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Jarnell Stokes Most Valuable Player (2016)
DeAndre Liggins Defensive Player of the Year (2016)
DeAndre Liggins Performer of the Week (12/28/15)
Jarnell Stokes Performer of the Week (01/04/16)
Jarnell Stokes Player Of The Month (2016)
Jarnell Stokes All D-League 1st Team (2016)
DeAndre Liggins All D-League 2nd Team (2016)
Greg Whittington All-Rookie 1st Team (2016)
DeAndre Liggins All-Defensive 1st Team (2016)
DeAndre Liggins East Initial All-Star Selection (2016)
Jarnell Stokes East Initial All-Star Selection (2016)
Tre Kelley East Initial All-Star Selection (2016)
Keith Benson East Replacement All-Star Selection (2016)

2015-2016 Sioux Falls Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Josh Richardson 4 38.2 23.2 4.5 3.8 2.5 1.2 2.0
Jarnell Stokes 28 30.7 20.6 9.3 1.1 1.1 0.7 1.5
Rodney McGruder 48 37.5 15.8 5.3 2.3 1.4 0.3 1.3
Tre Kelley 31 35.9 15.6 2.4 5.6 1.5 0.2 2.9
Greg Whittington 27 35.7 13.8 8.0 2.7 2.1 1.0 2.2
Keith Benson 49 23.8 13.8 7.5 0.8 0.4 1.6 1.6
DeAndre Liggins 34 38.4 13.0 6.3 7.0 2.1 0.5 4.4
Bubu Palo 50 26.9 11.8 2.5 2.8 0.7 0.1 2.1
Briante Weber 28 28.8 10.7 5.2 4.2 2.1 0.1 1.9
Jabril Trawick 47 20.6 9.5 2.3 1.4 1.1 0.4 1.3
Byron Mullens 27 25.7 9.1 7.5 1.4 0.6 0.4 1.9
Toure' Murry 9 22.4 9.1 2.4 2.1 0.7 0.2 1.0
Larry Drew 3 14.9 5.7 0.7 1.3 0.7 0.0 0.0
Nigel Spikes 39 11.1 4.5 3.1 0.5 0.3 1.1 0.7
Byron Wesley 13 7.9 2.8 1.7 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.5
Corey Hawkins 9 9.9 2.1 1.3 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.3

Sioux Falls Skyforce Affiliation History

SeasonTeamNBA Affiliate
2015-2016 Sioux Falls Skyforce Heat
2014-2015 Sioux Falls Skyforce Heat
2013-2014 Sioux Falls Skyforce Heat
2012-2013 Sioux Falls Skyforce Heat, Timberwolves, Magic, Sixers
2011-2012 Sioux Falls Skyforce Heat, Timberwolves, Magic
2010-2011 Sioux Falls Skyforce Heat, Timberwolves
2009-2010 Sioux Falls Skyforce Timberwolves, Timberwolves
2008-2009 Sioux Falls Skyforce Hornets, Timberwolves
2007-2008 Sioux Falls Skyforce Hornets, Timberwolves

Sioux Falls Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Greg Heineman Owner 2014-2015 N/A
Mike Heineman Owner, President 2014-2015 N/A
Dan Craig Head Coach 2015-2016 Director of Player Development (Miami Heat, 2014 to 2015)
Corey Belser Assistant Coach 2014-2015 N/A
Adam Simon General Manager of Basketball Operations 2013-2014 Director of Player Personnel (Miami Heat, 2010 to 2013)
Mike Gorsett Assistant General Manager 2014-2015 N/A
Justin Van Kooten Director of Basketball Operations 2013-2014 Basketball Operations Assistant (Sioux Falls Skyforce, 2012 to 2013)
Octavio De La Grana Player Development Coach 2014-2015 Advance Scout (Miami Heat, 2012 to 2014)
Dustin Schramm Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A