Official Release | January 12, 2021

SANTA CRUZ, CA – The Santa Cruz Warriors, the NBA G League affiliate of the Golden State Warriors, have announced the team’s roster as they prepare for the 2020-21 NBA G League season that will take place at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Florida.

The team’s roster consists of four returning rights players (Dusty Hannahs, Zach Norvell Jr., Isaiah Reese, Ryan Taylor), four affiliate players from Golden State (Eli Pemberton, Dwayne Sutton, Axel Toupane, Kaleb Wesson), one NBA Veteran exception rule player (Jeremy Lin) and one player selected in the 2020-21 NBA G League Draft (Selom Mawugbe). Additionally, available to Santa Cruz are Golden State Warriors two-way players Nico Mannion and Juan Toscano-Anderson.

Eighteen teams, including 17 NBA G League teams and the G League Ignite, will play in the Orlando single-site, with the top eight teams advancing to a single-elimination playoff. Players, coaches, team and league staff living on the NBA G League’s campus will be guided by comprehensive leaguewide health and safety protocols, which are based on the core principles of social distancing, mask wearing, hand hygiene and COVID-19 testing.  The complete game and broadcast schedule will be announced at a later date.

Below is the Santa Cruz Warriors 2020-21 roster:

9 Dusty Hannahs G 6-3 210 9/2/1993 Arkansas / USA Returning Rights
7 Jeremy Lin G 6-3 200 8/23/1988 Harvard / USA NBA Veteran Exception
2 Nico Mannion* G 6-2 190 3/14/2001 Arizona / Italy Two-Way*
21 Selom Mawugbe F 6-10 230 7/20/1998 Azusa Pacific / USA 2020-21 NBA G League Draft
10 Zach Norvell Jr. G 6-5 205 12/9/1997 Gonzaga / USA Returning Rights
5 Eli Pemberton G 6-5 195 5/31/1997 Hofstra / USA Affiliate
31 Isaiah Reese G 6-5 185 12/13/1996 Canisius / USA Returning Rights
4 Dwayne Sutton F 6-5 220 2/26/1997 Louisville / USA Affiliate
41 Ryan Taylor G 6-6 195 2/1/1995 Northwestern / USA Returning Rights
95 Juan Toscano-Anderson* F 6-6 209 4/10/1993 Marquette / USA Two-Way*
66 Axel Toupane F 6-7 213 7/23/1992 France Affiliate
43 Kaleb Wesson F 6-9 270 7/27/1999 Ohio State / USA Affiliate

*Two-Way players are available to join team in Orlando

Head Coach

Kris Weems

 Assistant Coaches

Michael Lee, James Andrisevic, Anthony Vereen

Training Staff

Brianna Jefferson – Head Athletic Trainer


For more information on the Santa Cruz Warriors 2020-21 NBA G League season, presented by Kaiser Permanente, visit santacruzbasketball.com or call (831) 713-4400.