The Canton Charge, presented by SecureData 365 and powered by the Cleveland Cavaliers, have acquired guard John Holland (6-3, 195, Boston Univeristy) and center Jon Horford (6-10, 245, Florida) from the available player pool and waived guard JerShon Cobb, the team announced today.
Holland, 27, played four seasons at Boston University from 2007-2011. In 129 career games for the Terriers, he averaged 17.1 points on .434 shooting with 5.6 rebounds and 1.6 steals in 34.2 minutes per game. He has been playing professionally overseas throughout the past four seasons in France, Spain, and Turkey.
Horford, 24, played collegiately at the University of Michigan from 2010-2014 before transferring to the University of Florida for his final year of eligibility in 2014-2015. He played in 31 games for the Gators during his Senior season and averaged 6.5 points on .484 shooting with 4.8 rebounds and 0.9 blocks in 20.0 minutes per game.
Cobb played in eight games for Canton and averaged 4.6 points, 1.4 rebounds, and 0.8 assists in 14.5 minutes per game. The Charge roster now stands at 13, with 10 active players, C.J. Wilcox on assignment from the Clippers, and two inactive players. Both Holland and Horford will be active for tonight’s game in Grand Rapids.
Canton hits the road for their next game with a visit to the Grand Rapids Drive (Detroit Pistons affiliate) on Wednesday, December 23rd at 7:00 p.m. The Charge are back home on Saturday, December 26th at 7:00 p.m. against the Raptors 905 (Toronto Raptors affiliate)! Fans can meet some of their favorite Charge players at postgame autographs, with a FREE Kids Zone presented by Constellation and more starting at just $8! For more information and to purchase tickets, head to www.CantonCharge.com.
2015-16 single game tickets and Charge Nation Memberships are on sale now starting at just $8 per game! Premium Memberships are also available, which include courtside seating and dining access in the Courtside Club presented by Budweiser starting at just $40 per game! Group discounts are available for parties of 20 or more, with Fan Experience Packages such as being a part of the high five tunnel or playing on the Charge court! For 2015-16 Charge Nation Memberships, game day promotions, and up-to-date information, head to www.CantonCharge.com or call 866-444-1944.
The Canton Charge are part of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Quicken Loans Arena organization and also owned by a group led by Cavaliers Majority Owner and Quicken Loans Founder and Chairman Dan Gilbert. The group also owns and operates the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League and the Lake Erie Monsters of the American Hockey League, both of which play their games at Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland.
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