PORTLAND, Maine – September 12, 2019 – The Maine Red Claws, presented by Unum, today announced that the team has acquired the Returning Player rights to Kaiser Gates in a trade with the Windy City Bulls.
In return, the Red Claws will send Windy City their 1st Round (#4 overall) pick in the 2019 NBA G League Draft. The trade is not subject to a physical.
Gates (6-8, 225) played all 50 games for Windy City in his rookie season, averaging 12.7 points and 6.5 rebounds per game. He played three seasons at Xavier before turning pro, averaging 7.2 points in 32 games (18 starts) his junior season. This summer, Gates played for the Los Angeles Clippers NBA Summer League team.
The Red Claws’ 2019-20 season begins Nov. 9 at Delaware. Maine returns to the Portland Expo for the home opener on Nov. 15. Ticket information is available by calling 207-210-6655 or visiting MaineRedClaws.com.