The Brisbane Bullets have named a squad high on NBL and international experience for the game vs Team China on July 18 at the Gold Coast Sport and Leisure centre at Carrara.
While the team will be missing import players Travis Trice, Torrey Craig and Stephen Holt who are still in the United States (Trice and Craig involved in the NBA Summer League), and Adam Gibson (on his honeymoon) and Anthony Petrie (injured) from the full 2017-18 roster, the Bullets team to take on team China still boasts multiple NBL championship winners and members of both the Australian Boomers and NZ Tall Blacks current squads.
In addition to Bullets roster players Shaun Bruce, Matt Kenyon, Reuben Te Rangi, Daniel Kickert, Tom Jervis and Mitch Young, Bullets fans will also get a glimpse of the future of the club with development players Tom Fullarton and Tyrell Harrison part of the roster for the Team China game.
Fullarton made his Bullets debut as a 17-year-old last season and joins the Development Program full time this season having elected to turn down numerous college offers to be part of the Bullets program.
At 7 feet tall and with outstanding athleticism, 18-year-old Harrison is an exciting local prospect out of John Paul College who will also be a full time development player for the Bullets this season.
Joining the Bullets roster for this historic game against Team China are local fan favourite Isaih Tueta, former Wollongong Hawks and NBA D-League player Lance Hurdle (both currently playing QBL for USC Rip City) and South West Metro Pirates US power forward Tanner McGrew.
The Team China game will be Kickert, Jervis and Te Rangi’s last hit out with the Bullets prior to joining the respective Boomers and Tall Black training camps preparing to the Asia Cup in Lebanon in August.
The full Brisbane Bullets Roster for the Team China game is: