BIRMINGHAM SQUADRON ACTIVATE JARED HARPER AND ZYLAN CHEATHAM

By Joseph Hooven | March 3, 2022
Guard Jared Harper and forward Zylan Cheatham are rejoining the Squadron.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (March. 3, 2022) – The Birmingham Squadron announced today that the team has activated guard Jared Harper and forward Zylan Cheatham. In a corresponding move, the team has waived guards Tra Holder and Sam Cunliffe.

Harper (5-10, 175) returns to the team after playing for Team USA during World Cup qualifying. This season with the Squadron, Harper has played in 12 games, averaging 22.3 points, 4.6 rebounds and 7.2 assists and 1.5 steals in 35.0 minutes per game.

His 22.3 points per game rank tied for 15th in the G League, while his 7.2 assists rank eighth. The Mableton, Georgia native is one of only 13 players in the G League this season averaging over 20.0 points per game and over 5.0 assists per game.

Cheatham (6-8, 220) has played in 11 games this season with the Salt Lake City Stars (two games) and the Squadron (nine games). This season he is averaging 13.5 points, 10.9 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 1.1 blocks and 0.9 steals per game. He is one of only 13 players in the G League averaging a double-double on the season.
The pair join the team ahead of the Squadron’s next matchup at home on Monday, March 7 at 11:00 a.m. CT against the Texas Legends.

The Squadron roster now stands at 12.

No. Player Pos Ht Wt DOB College/Country Acquired
6 Darius Adams G 6-1 175 4/17/1989 Indianapolis/USA Free Agent
15 Jose Alvarado* G 6-0 179 4/12/1998 Georgia Tech/USA Two-Way
45 Zylan Cheatham F 6-8 220 11/17/1995 Arizona State/USA Assignment
12 Gary Clark* F 6-6 225 11/16/1994 Cincinnati/USA Two-Way
35 Zach Hankins C 7-0 245 7/27/1996 Xavier/USA Free Agent
2 Jared Harper G 5-10 175 9/14/1997 Auburn/USA Affiliate
34 Daulton Hommes F 6-8 215 7/4/1996 Point Loma Nazarene/USA Two-Way
9 Ra’Shad James G 6-2 195 1/26/1990 Iona/USA Player Pool
3 Riley LaChance G 6-2 190 3/31/1996 Vanderbilt/USA Tryout
23 John Petty Jr. G 6-5 186 12/2/1998 Alabama/USA Affiliate
22 Justin Wright-Foreman G 6-0 190 10/27/1997 Hofstra/USA Returning
27 Joe Young G 6-2 180 6/27/1992 Oregon/USA Trade

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