CANTON, OH – The Canton Charge have acquired forward Chance Comanche in a trade with the Memphis Hustle in exchange for the rights to the Raptors 905’s 2019 second-round pick and the returning player rights to Jordan Mathews, the team announced Monday.
Comanche, (6-10, 210, Arizona), appeared in 45 games for the Hustle during the 2017-18 season, averaging 9.2 points on .589 shooting, 5.7 rebounds and 0.6 assists in 18.3 minutes per game. Following his rookie campaign, Comanche signed with KK Partizan NIS of the Adriatic Basketball League in August.
Comanche played in college at the University of Arizona where he averaged 4.6 points and 2.8 rebounds per game from 2015-17, starting two games as a sophomore when he averaged 6.3 points and 3.6 rebounds.
Mathews (6-4, 203), an Atlanta Hawks affiliate player in 2017-18, was acquired in exchange for forward Billy Preston on December 16th. The Charge acquired the Raptors 905’s draft pick in exchange for the rights of forward Ramon Harris on October 26th.
In a corresponding move to activate Comanche, the Charge have waived guard ShawnDre Jones. Jones played in three games this season and averaged 3.7 points and 1.0 assist in 10.1 minutes per game.
The Charge begin a three-game road trip with a visit to the Memphis Hustle on Monday, January 7th at 8:00 p.m. (TV: Facebook Live). For Charge Nation Memberships, group outings, game day promotions and up-to-date information, head to CantonCharge.com 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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