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By Greensboro Swarm Staff /November 4, 2022

The Greensboro Swarm, the NBA G League affiliate of the Charlotte Hornets, announced today the Opening Night roster for the 2022-23 NBA G League season. The Swarm’s home opener, presented by Blue Ridge Companies, is on Friday, November 4, at 7 pm ET at Novant Health Fieldhouse against the Delaware Blue Coats (Philadelphia 76ers affiliate).

Greensboro currently has one assignment player from the Hornets in Mark Williams. Théo Maledon and Bryce McGowens are the team’s two-way players this season. There are four returners on the 2022-23 roster in LiAngelo Ball, Jalen Crutcher, Kobi Simmons and Xavier Sneed. Additionally, Aaron Wheeler was drafted in the first round in the 2022-23 Draft. The roster currently stands at 11 going into opening weekend.

The Opening Night roster is listed below:

NumberPlayer  PositionHeightWeightBirthdatePrevious/Home CountryClassification
10Ty-Shon AlexanderG 6-31957/16/1998Trieste (Italy)/USAAffiliate
3LiAngelo Ball  G 6-523011/24/1998Greensboro Swarm/USAReturning Rights
4Jalen CrutcherG 6-2 1757/18/1999Greensboro Swarm/USAReturning Rights
15Anthony DurujiF 6-72097/22/1998Florida/USAAffiliate
32Norense OdiaseC 6-8250  9/14/1995Greensboro Swarm/USAReturning Rights
30Jaylen SimsG 6-6210       12/11/1998UNC Wilmington/USAAffiliate
2Kobi SimmonsG 6-5190   7/4/1997Stal Ostrów Wielkopolski (Poland)/USAReturning Rights
20Xavier SneedF 6-521512/21/1997Utah Jazz/USAReturning Rights
11Isaiah WhaleyF 6-92253/26/1998Connecticut/USAAffiliate
6Aaron WheelerF 6-92059/24/1998St. John’s/USA       2022-23 Draft
5Mark WilliamsC 7-024012/16/2001Duke/USAAssignment

The entire Swarm coaching and basketball operations staff is below.

General ManagerCam Twiss
Head CoachJordan Surenkamp
Assistant CoachDonyell Marshall
Assistant CoachCollin Terry
Assistant CoachBen Resner
Manager of Basketball Operations and Player DevelopmentCole Teal
Strength and ConditioningAdam Hoffman
Head Athletic TrainerPatrick Sponzo
Assistant Athletic TrainerAbigail Abiva
Video CoordinatorRoy Casanova
Basketball Operations AssistantAndre Seadey
Basketball Operations AssistantJustine Batiste
Basketball Operations AssistantJake Cohen