2023-2024 Rio Grande Valley Vipers Regular Season Roster

NBA Affiliate: Houston Rockets

2023-2024 Rio Grande Valley Vipers Roster

# Player Pos Height Weight Age Pre-NBA Draft Team NBA Draft Status Nationality
8 Jarrett Culver SG 6-6 195 25 Texas Tech 2019 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
4 Darius Days PF 6-7 245 24 LSU 2022 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
14 Nathaniel Hinton SF 6-5 210 24 Houston 2020 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
13 John Knight III G 6-3 205 24 Southern Utah 2022 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
0 Jalen Lecque SG 6-4 185 23   2019 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
66 Trhae Mitchell F 6-6 195 26 South Alabama 2020 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
6 Joshua Obiesie F 6-6 195 23 TG Wuerzburg Blue Baskets (Germany) 2019 NBA Draft, Undrafted Germany
1 Shawn Occeus SF 6-4 210 26 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 2020 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
23 Josh Reaves SG 6-4 214 26 Penn State 2019 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
00 Jermaine Samuels SF 6-6 230 25 Villanova 2022 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
26 Raymond Spalding PF 6-9 225 26 Louisville 2018 Rnd 2 Pick 26 United States
13 Nate Williams, Jr. SG 6-5 205 25 Buffalo 2022 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
   Two-Way player

2023-2024 Rio Grande Valley Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters N. Hinton J. Culver T. Mitchell J. Samuels R. Spalding
Rotation J. Lecque N. Williams, Jr. S. Occeus   D. Days
Rotation   J. Reaves J. Obiesie    
Lim PT   J. Knight III      

Recent Rio Grande Valley Vipers History

Season Team Record Conference Rank
2023-2024 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 13-8 (9-5) 3rd (Western)
2022-2023 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 3-2 6th (Western)
2021-2022 Rio Grande Valley Vipers N/A 1st (Western)
2020-2021 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 9-7 (4-2) 3rd (Western)
2019-2020 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 15-27 (14-21) 12th (Western)
2018-2019 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 35-16 (29-11) 1st (Western)
2017-2018 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 29-22 (23-17) 3rd (Western)
2016-2017 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 32-19 (24-16) 4th (Western)
2015-2016 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 29-22 (23-20) 4th (Western)
2014-2015 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 27-23 (14-10) 1st (Western)

2023-2024 Rio Grande Valley Vipers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Jarrett Culver Performer of the Week (12/05/23)
Trevelin Queen Performer of the Week (11/28/23)
Jermaine Samuels Up Next Game Participant (2024)

2023-2024 Rio Grande Valley Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Jarrett Culver 16 30.9 21.1 6.0 3.2 2.3 0.6 2.4
Jermaine Samuels 12 34.8 20.7 8.1 3.8 1.8 0.3 2.0
Nate Williams, Jr. 9 32.1 18.8 6.3 3.0 1.6 0.4 3.4
Darius Days 21 30.2 17.1 7.6 1.4 1.2 0.1 0.9
Raymond Spalding 20 26.9 14.1 6.0 2.8 1.7 1.8 3.1
Nathaniel Hinton 11 29.1 13.9 6.7 4.5 2.6 0.6 2.6
Jalen Lecque 18 25.2 12.7 3.9 4.1 1.3 1.0 2.1
Trhae Mitchell 21 31.1 7.0 4.2 2.7 1.7 1.1 1.0
Josh Reaves 19 19.2 6.9 3.3 2.6 1.7 0.3 1.7
Joshua Obiesie 19 14.3 6.8 2.9 2.3 0.9 0.8 2.1
John Knight III 19 14.3 5.0 3.2 2.8 0.9 0.4 1.9
Shawn Occeus 19 12.0 4.5 1.7 0.8 1.3 0.4 0.6
Matthew Mayer 15 10.7 4.2 1.3 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.4

Rio Grande Valley Vipers Affiliation History

SeasonTeamNBA Affiliate
2023-2024 Rio Grande Valley Vipers Rockets
2022-2023 Rio Grande Valley Vipers Rockets
2021-2022 Rio Grande Valley Vipers Rockets
2020-2021 Rio Grande Valley Vipers Rockets
2019-2020 Rio Grande Valley Vipers Rockets
2018-2019 Rio Grande Valley Vipers Rockets
2017-2018 Rio Grande Valley Vipers Rockets
2016-2017 Rio Grande Valley Vipers Rockets
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
David Deanda Owner 2018-2019 N/A
Hector Ramos Owner 2018-2019 N/A
Kenny Hausenfluck Owner 2018-2019 N/A
Larry Safir Owner 2018-2019 N/A
Rene Borrego Chief Executive Officer 2018-2019 N/A
Kevin Burleson Head Coach 2023-2024 Assistant Coach (Minnesota Timberwolves, 2020 to 2023)
Devan Blair Assistant Coach 2019-2020 Basketball Operations (Houston Rockets, 2016 to 2019)
Sam Daghlas Assistant Coach 2019-2020 N/A
Robbie Keck Assistant Coach 2023-2024 Coaching Associate (Houston Rockets, 2022 to 2023)
Will Dunn Assistant Coach 2023-2024 Assistant Coach (Houston Rockets, 2022 to 2023)
Travis Stockbridge General Manager 2019-2020 N/A
Jim Paulis General Manager 2023-2024 Basketball Operations (Houston Rockets, 2020 to 2023)
Jaime Gonzalez Equipment Manager 2019-2020 N/A
Thibaud Fraisse Head Strength and Conditioning Coach 2019-2020 N/A
Craig Skinner Athletic Trainer 2016-2017 N/A