2018-2019 Grand Rapids Drive Regular Season Roster

* Including all Springfield Armor and Anaheim Arsenal information

NBA Affiliate: Detroit Pistons

2018-2019 Grand Rapids Drive Roster

# Player Pos Height Weight Age Pre-NBA Draft Team NBA Draft Status Nationality
2 Dakarai Allen SG 6-5 193 24 San Diego State 2017 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
21 Michael Bethea, Jr. GF 6-6 185 24 Chico State 2017 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Elijah Brown SG 6-4 200 24 Oregon 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Bruce Brown, Jr. SG 6-5 202 22 Miami (FL) 2018 Rnd 2 Pick 12 United States
- Henry Ellenson PF 6-11 245 22 Marquette 2016 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
- Keenan Evans SG 6-3 190 22 Texas Tech 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
33 Shep Garner G 6-2 196 22 Penn State 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
24 Johnny Hamilton C 7-0 230 25 Texas-Arlington 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Randy Haynes SG 6-4 215 23 Old Dominion 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
22 Jon Horford PF 6-10 245 27 Florida 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Luke Kennard SG 6-5 206 22 Duke 2017 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
- Joe Kilgore G 6-5 190 22 Texas A&M-CC 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Scottie Lindsey SG 6-5 210 22 Northwestern 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
18 Zach Lofton G 6-4 180 26 New Mexico State 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
14 Kalin Lucas PG 6-1 195 29 Michigan State 2011 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Jovan Mooring G 6-2 205 24 UNLV 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Svi Mykhailiuk SF 6-8 205 21 Kansas 2018 Rnd 2 Pick 17 Ukraine
4 Speedy Smith G 6-3 180 26 Louisiana Tech 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Khyri Thomas SG 6-3 210 22 Creighton 2018 Rnd 2 Pick 8 United States
7 Marcus Thornton SG 6-4 205 31 LSU 2009 Rnd 2 Pick 13 United States
15 Isaiah Whitehead SG 6-4 213 23 Seton Hall 2016 Rnd 2 Pick 12 United States
11 Todd Withers G 6-7 216 22 Queens University 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
34 Adam Woodbury C 7-1 245 25 Iowa 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States

2018-2019 Grand Rapids Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters K. Lucas I. Whitehead M. Thornton T. Withers A. Woodbury
Rotation S. Smith D. Allen   M. Bethea, Jr. J. Hamilton
Rotation         J. Horford
Lim PT   S. Garner      
Lim PT   Z. Lofton      

Recent Grand Rapids Drive History

Season Team Record Conference Rank
2019-2020 Grand Rapids Drive 25-18 (22-14) 4th (Eastern)
2018-2019 Grand Rapids Drive 28-23 (22-18) 5th (Eastern)
2017-2018 Grand Rapids Drive 29-22 (25-15) 1st (Eastern)
2016-2017 Grand Rapids Drive 26-24 (23-16) 3rd (Eastern)
2015-2016 Grand Rapids Drive 21-29 (17-26) 8th (Eastern)
2014-2015 Grand Rapids Drive 23-28 (12-12) 6th (Eastern)
2013-2014 Springfield Armor 22-28 (16-19) 4th (East)
2012-2013 Springfield Armor 18-32 (10-21) 5th (East)
2011-2012 Springfield Armor 29-22 (22-14) 2nd (East)
2010-2011 Springfield Armor 13-37 (9-21) 6th (East)

2018-2019 Grand Rapids Drive Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Kalin Lucas Performer of the Week (03/25/19)
Marcus Thornton Performer of the Week (03/04/19)
Kalin Lucas All-NBA G League 3rd Team (2019)

2018-2019 Grand Rapids Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Luke Kennard 1 24.1 27.0 3.0 5.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Kalin Lucas 17 27.4 21.6 4.0 4.2 0.9 0.1 1.6
Marcus Thornton 35 29.0 21.5 4.3 2.3 1.3 0.5 1.7
Khyri Thomas 10 32.3 20.3 3.0 1.9 1.7 0.1 1.6
Henry Ellenson 8 32.2 19.5 11.5 2.9 0.2 0.9 2.4
Isaiah Whitehead 25 29.3 18.4 4.0 3.9 1.0 0.9 2.4
Bruce Brown, Jr. 2 32.8 15.5 8.5 3.5 1.0 1.5 2.0
Keenan Evans 21 31.9 14.6 3.6 3.3 1.0 0.1 1.8
Svi Mykhailiuk 3 27.8 14.0 2.3 3.7 1.3 0.0 3.7
Zach Lofton 24 25.3 13.3 3.1 2.2 1.2 0.1 2.2
Jovan Mooring 3 17.4 11.7 2.3 2.0 0.0 0.0 2.7
Johnny Hamilton 49 24.3 11.2 8.8 1.4 0.4 2.5 1.8
Michael Bethea, Jr. 46 22.7 10.8 3.5 1.0 1.0 0.1 1.4
Scottie Lindsey 15 23.4 10.5 3.7 0.9 0.8 0.2 1.0
Speedy Smith 45 28.8 9.2 3.5 7.5 1.6 0.1 2.4
Dakarai Allen 28 22.4 7.0 3.6 0.7 1.1 0.6 0.9
Todd Withers 48 25.6 6.9 5.6 1.1 1.0 0.8 0.9
Adam Woodbury 36 18.9 6.6 7.5 1.1 0.6 0.4 1.2
Shep Garner 42 16.3 6.0 1.5 1.1 0.8 0.1 1.0
Elijah Brown 10 14.6 5.4 1.9 0.7 0.5 0.0 1.2
Jon Horford 21 17.6 3.7 7.1 1.0 0.3 0.4 1.0
Joe Kilgore 9 9.4 2.7 1.4 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.6
Randy Haynes 5 6.9 1.6 0.6 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.2

Grand Rapids Drive Affiliation History

SeasonTeamNBA Affiliate
2019-2020 Grand Rapids Drive Pistons
2018-2019 Grand Rapids Drive Pistons
2017-2018 Grand Rapids Drive Pistons
2016-2017 Grand Rapids Drive Pistons
2015-2016 Grand Rapids Drive Pistons
2014-2015 Grand Rapids Drive Pistons
2013-2014 Springfield Armor Nets
2012-2013 Springfield Armor Nets
2011-2012 Springfield Armor Nets
2010-2011 Springfield Armor Nets, Knicks, Sixers
2009-2010 Springfield Armor Nets, Knicks, Sixers
2008-2009 Anaheim Arsenal Hawks, Clippers
2007-2008 Anaheim Arsenal Hawks, Clippers, Magic

Grand Rapids Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Steve Jbara President 2018-2019 N/A
Trey Conner VP 2018-2019 N/A
Ryan Krueger Head Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (Grand Rapids Drive, 2016 to 2018)
Dion Glover Assistant Coach 2014-2015 N/A
Courtney Alexander Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Coaching Intern (Erie BayHawks, 2017 to 2018)
Jon Phelps General Manager 2016-2017 Director of Basketball Operations (Grand Rapids Drive, 2014 to 2016)
Denny Glunt Director of Basketball Operations 2018-2019 Graduate Manager (Jacksonville, 2014 to 2016)
Courtney Havens-Mitchell Head Athletic Trainer 2016-2017 N/A
Evarist Akujobi Strength and Conditioning Coach 2016-2017 Strength and Conditioning Coach (Memphis, 2014 to 2016)