NBA Draft 2022: Two players from HBCU All-Star Game earn invites to G League Elite Camp
HBCU All-Stars Brison Gresham of Texas Southern and Kyle Foster of Howard are heading to the NBA G League Elite Camp
The NBA G League announced a field of 44 NBA Draft prospects for this year’s annual G League Elite Camp in Chicago, held Monday and Tuesday. 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.
Two of the players — Kyle Foster of Howard and Brison Gresham of Texas Southern — were participants in this year’s.
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.
G League Elite Camp invitees
|Max Abmas||Oral Roberts|
|Keve Aluma||Virginia Tech|
|Jamaree Bouyea||San Francisco|
|Keion Brooks Jr.||Kentucky|
|Tevin Brown||Murray State|
|Gabe Brown||Michigan State|
|Michael Devoe||Georgia Tech|
|A.J. Green||Northern Iowa|
|Brison Gresham||Texas Southern|
|Mouhamed Gueye||Washington State|
|Jordan Hall||St. Joseph’s|
|Quenton Jackson||Texas A&M|
|Kenneth Lofton Jr.||Louisiana Tech|
|Brady Manek||North Carolina|
|Kevin McCullar||Texas Tech|
|M.J. Randolph||Florida A&M|
|Jared Rhoden||Seton Hall|
|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|
|Kok Yat||Overtime Elite|