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Santa Cruz Warriors Acquire Guard Jeremy Pargo Off Waivers

Official Release | February 26, 2018

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. – The Santa Cruz Warriors announced today that the team has acquired guard Jeremy Pargo from the NBA G League’s in-season waiver wire. Pargo will wear #4 for Santa Cruz and will make his NBA G League debut tomorrow night in Ontario against the Agua Caliente Clippers (tip-off 7:00 p.m.).

“We’re thrilled to add Jeremy Pargo to the Santa Cruz Warriors,” said Santa Cruz Warriors General Manager Kent Lacob. “We believe his vast experience and leadership qualities will provide a spark for our team as we prepare for 11 remaining regular season games.”

Pargo (6-2, 219) joins the Warriors most recently from Jiangsu Tong Xi of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA), where he averaged 22.8 points, 6.1 assists, 3.3 rebounds and 1.2 steals in 32.1 minutes across 20 games in 2017-18. In the last three CBA seasons with Jiangsu, Shenzhen (2016-17) and Zhejiang Guangsha (2015-16), Pargo has averaged 24.0 points, 7.2 assists, 4.9 assists and 1.43 steals in 108 league games (78 starts).

A two-year NBA veteran, Pargo most recently played with the Philadelphia 76ers for 14 games and the Cleveland Cavaliers for 25 games (11 starts) in 2012-13, averaging 6.8 points, 2.4 assists and 1.3 rebounds in 16.8 minutes. A four-year starter at Gonzaga University from 2005-09, Pargo posted career averages of 9.3 points, 4.4 assists and 3.4 rebounds in 134 career games, earning the West Coast Conference Player of the Year Award in his 2007-08 junior season.

The Santa Cruz Warriors roster currently stands at 13 players. Below and attached is an updated roster sheet.

# PLAYER POS HGT WGT BIRTHDATE SCHOOL HOW ACQUIRED
25 Chris Boucher F 6-10 200 1/11/1993 Oregon Two-Way Contract
55 Jabari Brown G 6-4 215 12/18/1992 Missouri Returning Player
12 Quinn Cook G 6-2 179 3/23/1993 Duke Two-Way Contract
22 Michael Gbinije G 6-7 200 6/5/1992 Syracuse Affiliate Rule
9 Avry Holmes G 6-2 195 2/20/1994 Clemson 2017 NBA G League Draft
15 Damian Jones C 7-0 245 6/30/1995 Vanderbilt Assignment from Golden State
6 Terrence Jones F 6-9 252 1/9/1992 Kentucky In-Season Waiver Wire
3 Damion Lee G 6-6 210 10/21/1992 Louisville Returning Player
4 Jeremy Pargo G 6-2 219 3/17/1986 Gonzaga In-Season Waiver Wire
1 Winston Shepard F 6-8 209 9/22/1993 San Diego State Trade
32 Trevor Thompson C 7-0 250 6/12/1994 Ohio State Affiliate Rule
33 CJ Wilcox G 6-5 195 12/30/1990 Washington Assignment from Portland
21 Najeal Young F 6-6 215 2/27/1994 Texas-Wesleyan 2017 NBA G League Draft

For more information on the Santa Cruz Warriors 2017-18 season, presented by Kaiser Permanente, please visit santacruzbasketball.com or call (831) 713-4400.