Joensuun Kataja Rosters

2016-2017 Joensuun Kataja Roster

# Player Pos Height Weight Age Birth City NBA Draft Status Nationality
23 Jarekious Bradley GF 6-5 220 26 Memphis (TN) 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Kervin Bristol FC 6-10 225 28 Port-au-Prince 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted Haiti
United States
15 Rion Brown SG 6-6 200 25 Hinesville (GA) 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
8 Tommi Huolila F 6-6 240 24 Salo 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted Finland
6 Nino Johnson F 6-9 245 24 Memphis (TN) 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
24 Joey King F 6-9 225 23 Eagan (MN) 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Antto Laatikainen SG 6-3 198 19 Joensuu 2019 NBA Draft Eligible Finland
40 Johannes Lasaroff PG 5-10 148 21 Joensuu 2017 NBA Draft Eligible Finland
3 Vesa Makalainen F 6-7 198 30 Hyvinkaa 2008 NBA Draft, Undrafted Finland
5 Daniel Mullings G 6-2 170 25 Toronto 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted Canada
4 Jesse Niemi SF 6-4 205 26 Tampere 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted Finland
7 Atte Perttu PF 6-8 214 26 Helsinki 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted Finland
9 Teemu Rannikko SG 6-2 194 36 Turku 2002 NBA Draft, Undrafted Finland
- Samu Ruskio GF 6-5 180 20 Joensuu 2018 NBA Draft Eligible Finland
1 Ilari Seppala G 6-3 158 23 Lapua 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted Finland
- Petri Virtanen PG 6-0 170 36 Jyvaskyla 2002 NBA Draft, Undrafted Finland
- Byron Wesley SG 6-4 206 24 Monterey (CA) 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States

2016-2017 Joensuun Kataja Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Mullings I. Seppala R. Brown J. Niemi K. Bristol
Rotation   J. Bradley V. Makalainen J. King  
Lim PT J. Lasaroff     T. Huolila  
Lim PT       A. Perttu  

Recent Joensuun Kataja History

Season League Record Placement
2016-2017 Basketball Champions League 6-8 27th
2016-2017 Basketball Champions League - Qualification 1-1 N/A
2016-2017 FIBA Europe Cup 0-1 N/A
2016-2017 Finnish Korisliiga 17-8 N/A
2015-2016 FIBA Europe Cup 5-7 31st
2015-2016 Finnish Korisliiga 30-10 7th
2014-2015 Eurochallenge 0-6 32nd
2014-2015 Finnish Korisliiga 36-19 1st
2013-2014 Eurochallenge 2-4 23rd
2013-2014 Finnish Korisliiga 39-18 2nd
2012-2013 Eurochallenge 6-8 7th
2012-2013 Eurochallenge - Qualification 2-0 N/A
2012-2013 Finnish Korisliiga 40-13 3rd
2011-2012 Finnish Korisliiga 38-13 N/A

2016-2017 Joensuun Kataja Front Office

Staff Member Position
Jukka Toijala Head Coach
Greg Gibson Head Coach
Tuomas Oja Assistant Coach

2016-2017 Joensuun Kataja Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Rion Brown 26 31.7 18.2 6.7 3.2 1.2 0.1 3.0
Byron Wesley 12 30.7 16.3 6.5 1.9 0.7 0.4 2.0
Daniel Mullings 39 30.1 15.3 7.2 3.4 2.7 0.6 2.9
Teemu Rannikko 30 28.0 13.0 2.2 7.2 1.2 0.0 2.5
Joey King 35 29.3 11.2 3.0 0.8 0.7 0.3 0.9
Jarekious Bradley 35 20.4 10.3 4.9 1.5 0.7 0.3 1.3
Nino Johnson 20 20.2 9.8 6.2 0.7 0.9 1.6 1.6
Ilari Seppala 41 21.9 7.8 1.9 3.1 0.6 0.0 2.2
Kervin Bristol 12 24.5 7.0 7.8 1.4 0.2 1.6 1.6
Vesa Makalainen 33 18.9 5.7 2.9 1.0 0.7 0.2 1.1
Tommi Huolila 34 16.1 3.4 2.6 0.7 0.3 0.7 0.7
Jesse Niemi 37 12.5 2.6 1.0 0.4 0.7 0.0 0.1
Atte Perttu 33 8.7 2.3 1.6 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.2
Johannes Lasaroff 16 4.1 1.1 0.8 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.2