Charge Acquire Blossomgame in Trade

Official Release | November 19, 2018

CANTON, OH – The Canton Charge have acquired Austin Spurs forward Jaron Blossomgame in exchange for the returning rights of guard John Holland, the team announced today.  In a corresponding move, the Charge have waived C Akolda Manyang.

“We’d like to than John Holland for all his contributions to our franchise,” Director of G League Operations Brendon Yu said.  “For as good of a player as he is, he is an even better person.”

“We’re also very excited to welcome Jaron to the Cavs/Charge family,” Yu added.  “Jaron is a unique talent who is extremely versatile and we look forward to having him on our team.”

Blossomgame, (6-7, 220), has appeared in six games for the Austin Spurs this season, averaging 23.7 points, 7.7 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game.  He currently ranks 10th in the NBA G League in scoring.  Last season, Blossomgame appeared in 50 games for Austin, garnering All-NBA G League 3rd Team honors.  Blossomgame was selected 29th in the second round of the 2017 NBA Draft by the San Antonio Spurs.

The Charge continue on the road with a matchup against the Delaware Blue Coats in Philadelphia on Tuesday, November 20th at 7:00 p.m. (TV: ESPN+).  For Charge Nation Memberships, group outings, game day promotions and up-to-date information, head to or call 866-444-1944.  The Canton Charge are part of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Quicken Loans Arena organization and are also owned by a group led by Cavaliers Chairman and Quicken Loans Founder and Chairman Dan Gilbert. The group also owns and operates the Cleveland Monsters of the American Hockey League, who play their games at Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland.

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