COREY WALDEN, No. 2

Corey-Walden-Red-ClawsAge: 23

Position: Guard

Height: 6-2

College: Eastern Kentucky

Years pro: Rookie

Last year: Led NCAA Division I in steals with 3.09 per game and played with Celtics Summer League team in Las Vegas.

Coach Scott Morrison: “He’s a very good defender. Very fast. Can get into the paint. Quiet but a high character guy.”

CORON WILLIAMS, No. 3

Coron Williams

Age: 25

Position: Guard

Height: 6-1

College: Wake Forest

Years pro: 2

Last year: Played briefly in Italy. Finished college career as a post-graduate with Wake Forest after three seasons with Robert Morris.

Coach Scott Morrison: “Good shooting point guard. Plays good pick-and-roll defense. Hasn’t gotten much of a chance to play yet, in part because of (James Young and Terry Rozier of the Celtics) being here.”

COTY CLARKE, No. 4

Coty Clarke

Age: 23

Position: Forward

Height: 6-7

College: Arkansas

Years pro: 2

Last year: Played professionally in Israel, averaging 19.7 points, 9.4 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 1.8 steals.

Coach Scott Morrison: “Hopefully going to be a glue guy. Playmaker at the 4 spot. He’s smaller than a lot of guys at his position but he’s tough and has an excellent outside shot that will stretch the defense.”

TERRY ROZIER, No. 7

Terry Rozier

Age: 21

Position: Guard

Height: 6-2

College: Louisville

Years pro: Rookie

Last year: As a college sophomore, led the Cardinals in scoring with 17.1 points per game, fourth in the ACC. Played in Summer League with Celtics.

Of note: Drafted 16th overall by the Celtics in June. Scored 29 points in his Red Claws debut Saturday in victory at Canton. Has seen action in six Celtics games this fall, scoring 11 points on 5-of-27 shooting.

ANDRE STRINGER, No. 11

753832_69340-Andre-Stringer-4883Age: 23

Position: Guard

Height: 5-10

College: LSU

Years pro: 2

Last year: Fan favorite in first season with Red Claws, averaging 7.8 points, 2.4 rebounds and 2.6 assists coming off bench.

Coach Scott Morrison: “Dre continues to improve. His point guard skills have gotten better, and he’s still a good shooter and a good defender. We’re going to need him down the stretch to win close games.”

MALCOLM MILLER, No. 13

Malcolm Miller

Age: 22

Position: Forward

Height: 6-7

College: Holy Cross

Years pro: Rookie

Last year: Averaged 14.5 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.6 blocks for Holy Cross. Played for Celtics Summer League team.

Coach Scott Morrison: “Ton of potential. Has an NBA-type body as far as length and athleticism. Probably has to get a little heavier. Good outside shooter.”

DAVION BERRY, No. 15

Davion Berry

Age: 24

Position: Guard

Height: 6-4

College: Weber State

Years pro: 2

Last year: Played 19 games in Italy before joining Red Claws in early March, averaging 7.1 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 15 games.

Coach Scott Morrison: “He’s a tough kid, defends hard. He’s good at getting into the paint and finding others for shots.”

KARRINGTON WARD, No. 17

Karrington Ward

Age: 22

Position: Forward

Height: 6-7

College: Eastern Michigan

Years pro: Rookie

Last year: Averaged 12.5 points and 6.5 rebounds for Eastern Michigan. Currently sidelined with a strained calf muscle.

Coach Scott Morrison: “Young kid with a lot of potential. Good athlete. He’s learning the pro game. Hopefully he continues to improve because he does have some big upside.”

LEVI RANDOLPH, No. 20

Levi Randolph

Age: 23

Position: Guard

Height: 6-6

College: Alabama

Years pro: Rookie

Last year: Led Crimson Tide with 15.4 points, 2.5 assists and 1.4 steals. Also averaged 5.1 rebounds. Named SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Coach Scott Morrison: “Good slasher. Strong for the two guard. Very smart kid. Good scorer.”

JAMES YOUNG, No. 21

James Young

Age: 20

Position: Guard

Height: 6-6

College: Kentucky

Years pro: 2

Last year: Played 17 games for the Red Claws while on assignment from the Celtics, and averaged 21.5 points and 4.8 rebounds.

Of note: Drafted 17th overall in 2014 by the Celtics after playing one year at Kentucky. Played in 31 games for Boston last season and scored 105 points on 35.3 percent shooting, including 25.8 percent on 3-pointers.

JORDAN MICKEY, No. 23

Jordan Mickey

Age: 21

Position: Forward

Height: 6-8

College: LSU

Years pro: Rookie

Last year: As a college sophomore led the nation in blocks (3.6 per game).

Of note: Drafted in the second round, 33rd overall by the Celtics in June. Has seen action in two Celtics games this season, scoring five points in five minutes with three rebounds. Boasts a wingspan of 7 feet, 3 inches.

OMARI JOHNSON, No. 24

Omari Johnson

Age: 26

Position: Forward

Height: 6-9

College: Oregon State

Years pro: 5

Last year: Averaged 15.6 points and 4.9 rebounds in his first season with the Red Claws after playing professionally in Spain and Canada.

Coach Scott Morrison: “He got a little taste of the NBA lifestyle this fall with the Trail Blazers and I’m sure he’s hungry to get another crack at it. We’re expecting him to be a consistent shooter again like he was last year.”

ELLA ELLIS, No. 33

Ella Ellis

Age: 24

Position: Forward

Height: 6-7

College: West Point

Years pro: Rookie

Last year: Played for all-Army and all-Armed Forces teams while serving as an Army lieutenant at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

Coach Scott Morrison: “A-1 character. A-1 work ethic. He’s been a great guy to have in our locker room. He’s probably not too high in the rotation right now but we’re hoping that if he gets the rust off.”

KEVIN YOUNG, No. 34

Kevin Young

Age: 25

Position: Forward

Height: 6-8

College: Kansas

Years pro: 3

Last year: Averaged 17.4 points and 8.9 rebounds with Halifax of the National Basketball League of Canada.

Coach Scott Morrison: “Brings energy and rebounding off the bench. Every time he’s out there he gets an offensive rebound or a loose ball. If he can improve his outside shooting and his fundamentals on defense a little bit, I think he’ll be an everyday player for us.”

RALPH SAMPSON III, No. 50

753832_69340-Ralph-Sampson-III-484Age: 25

Position: Center

Height: 6-11

College: Minnesota

Years pro: 4

Last year: Averaged 5.9 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.8 blocks in his first season with the Red Claws.

Coach Scott Morrison: “He brings consistent defensive presence. Solid rebounder. For him to take the next step he’s got to strengthen his offensive game and his finishing a little bit. But as far as defense and rebounding, he’s going to be a key for us down low. We don’t have a lot of size here at (center).”

COACHING STAFF

Scott Morrison

SCOTT MORRISON, head coach

Age: 38

College: University of Prince Edward Island

Last year: Named D-League Coach of the Year after guiding Red Claws to franchise-best record of 35-15 in professional debut.

Seth Cooper

SETH COOPER, assistant coach

Age: 34

College: Edgewood (Madison, Wis.)

Last year: First season as Red Claws assistant following nearly five years on basketball staff at Indiana University.

Shaun Fein

SHAUN FEIN, assistant coach

Age: 37

College: Georgia Tech

Last year: Worked as player-development coach with Red Claws after 13-year pro career in France.

James Thomas

JAMES THOMAS, assistant coach

Age: 34

College: Texas

Last year: Retired from playing after pro career that included 2005 D-League Rookie of the Year Award, and NBA time with Portland, Atlanta, Philadelphia and Chicago.