Thursday, November 30

NBA Draft 2022: Two players from HBCU All-Star Game earn invitations to G League Elite Camp

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The NBA G League on Monday announced a field of 44 NBA Draft prospects for this year’s annual G League Elite Camp in Chicago, and two of the players — Kyle Foster of Howard and Brison Gresham of Texas Southern — were participants in this year’s HBCU All-Star Game. The camp, scheduled every year just before the NBA Draft Combine, is a chance for prospects to showcase their abilities in front of NBA executives and decision-makers with a chance to play their way into the combine.

Foster spent five seasons in the MEAC at Howard where he eventually blossomed into an All-MEAC standout as a senior in 2021-22, averaging 15.1 points and 4.1 rebounds per game and. In his final collegiate season, he led the Bison to their first winning season in two decades while finishing as one of the top 3-point shooters by percentage in the entire sport.

Gresham, who began his career at UMass and spent time at Houston from 2017 through 2021, also had a career year at Texas Southern this past season while earning an invite to the HBCU All-Star Game. He was a standout in the All-Star game while showcasing his rebounding and defense. As a senior he averaged 7.3 points, 6.9 rebounds and 2.3 blocks per game. His 13.0% block rate rated No. 1 among players in the SWAC and 13th nationally.

The G League Elite Camp will take place at Wintrust Arena in Chicago on May 16-17. If selected, players from the camp will advance to the NBA Draft Combine, scheduled for May 18-22 at the same arena. 

G League Elite Camp invitees

Max Abmas Oral Roberts
James Akinjo Baylor
Keve Aluma Virginia Tech
Jules Bernard UCLA
Buddy Boeheim Syracuse
Jamaree Bouyea San Francisco
Eli Brooks Michigan
Keion Brooks Jr. Kentucky
Tevin Brown Murray State
Gabe Brown Michigan State
Tyler Burton Richmond
Darius Days LSU
Michael Devoe Georgia Tech
Allen Flanigan Auburn
Kyle Foster Howard
Javon Freeman-Liberty DePaul
Kellan Grady Kentucky
A.J. Green Northern Iowa
Brison Gresham Texas Southern
Mouhamed Gueye Washington State
Jordan Hall St. Joseph’s
Quenton Jackson Texas A&M
Hyunjung Lee Davidson
Kenneth Lofton Jr. Louisiana Tech
Brady Manek North Carolina
Tyrese Martin UConn
David McCormack Kansas
Kevin McCullar Texas Tech
Kameron McGusty Miami 
Pete Nance Northwestern
J.D. Notae Arkansas
Shareef O’Neal LSU
M.J. Randolph Florida A&M
Jared Rhoden Seton Hall
Jermaine Samuels Villanova
Marcus Sasser Houston
Baylor Scheierman South Dakota State
Luke Travers Perth Wildcats
Ryan Turell Yeshiva University
Fabian White Jr. Houston
Bryson Williams Texas Tech
Vince Williams Jr. VCU
Jalen Wilson Kansas
Kok Yat Overtime Elite

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