CANTON, Ohio – The Canton Charge, powered by the Cleveland Cavaliers, announced today that the team has acquired the returning player rights to forward Kyle Wiltjer from the Raptors 905 in exchange for the player rights of forward Eric Moreland.
Undrafted in 2016, Wiltjer appeared in 14 games for the Houston Rockets during his 2016-17 rookie campaign. Wiltjer played in 22 games on assignment with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, averaging 20.5 points, 6.4 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 35.8 minutes per game. Wiltjer appeared in three games for the Raptors this preseason.
Moreland appeared in 44 for games for the Charge in 2016-17, garnering NBA G League First team All-Defense honors and Third Team All-NBA G League honors. He averaged 12.8 points, 12.2 rebounds and 2.7 blocks in 33.4 minutes per game and set Charge franchise records with 22 total rebounds vs. Greensboro on 12/28/16 and nine total blocks vs. Austin on 3/11/17.