Herd finalizes roster

The Herd has finalized a 12-man roster to start the 2017-'18 season.

Oshkosh - The Wisconsin Herd, the NBA G League affiliate of the Milwaukee Bucks, has finalized the 2017-18 roster for the start of the team’s inaugural season.

The Herd’s roster includes two Two-Way Contract players, two affiliate players, two players acquired via trades, four players selected the 2017 NBA G League Expansion Draft, one player picked in the 2017 NBA G League Draft and one player from the Herd’s Local Player Tryout.

Vitto Brown, T.J. Dunans and James Siakam were waived to establish the final roster of 12 active players.

The Wisconsin Herd’s inaugural roster for the 2017-18 season includes:

Cliff Alexander F 6-8 245 (Kansas)

Gracin Bakumanya C 6-11 220 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

Joshua Blamon G 6-3 188 (Richard Stockton)

Joel Bolomboy F/C 6-9 235 (Weber St.)

Kyle Casey F 6-7 225 (Harvard)

Michael Dunigan C 6-10 245 (Oregon)

JeQuan Lewis G 6-0 181 (VCU)

Xavier Munford G 6-2 180 (Rhode Island)

Gary Payton II G 6-3 190 (Oregon St.)

Jarvis Summers G 6-3 180 (Ole Miss)

Brian Williams F 6-5 210 (Louisiana-Lafayette)

James Young F 6-6 215 (Kentucky)

The Herd’s inaugural season begins on Monday, Nov. 6, against the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. Fans are invited to watch the first game in Herd history at the official Season Watch Party at Fox River Brewing Company. The watch party starts at 6:30 p.m. with tipoff slated for 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.