Canton acquired former Oklahoma City Thunder and Utah Jazz center Grant Jerrett with their waiver priority before Friday night’s game against the Grand Rapids Drive.
The 6-foot-10 native of La Verne, Ca. debuted last night vs the Westchester Knicks. Jerrett scored four points and grabbed three rebounds in 19 minutes of action.
Jerrett played in eight games with the Oklahoma City Thunder and Jazz during the 2014-15 season, averaging 2.0 points in 6.4 minutes. He appeared in four games the Portland Trail Blazers this preseason before being waived on Oct. 22.
Jerrett has played in 46 career D-League games, averaging 14.5 points and 6.4 rebounds.
Jerrett was the No. 1 overall pick of the Tulsa 66ers in the 2013 D-League Draft and earned All-Rookie second team that season.
The McDonalds High School All American spent one season (2012-13) at the University of Arizona, averaging 5.2 points and 3.6 rebounds in 17.8 minutes a game.
Canton will next head to The Big Apple to face the Long Island Nets (Brooklyn Nets) in a matinee matchup at the Barclays Center on Wednesday, November 23rd at 1:30 p.m. The Charge return home Friday, November 25th at 7:00 p.m. for a matchup against the Iowa Energy (Memphis Grizzlies)! It’s Dollar Dog Night presented by Sugardale, with postgame free throws and more all starting at just $8! Get locked in as a member of Charge Nation for the 2016-17 season to reserve the best seats to catch all the excitement and gives you a host of benefits that start immediately! For 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 Cleveland Monsters of the American Hockey League, both of which play their games at Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland.