Trail Blazers round out training camp roster with Gary Payton II, others

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The Portland Trail Blazers’ roster is set, they have 15 guaranteed contracts in place (plus they still have stretch money on the books from Anderson Varejao and others). They are at the max.

However, they want more bodies in for training camp, guys they may consider calling up later in the season if injuries or other situations dictate. Enter their training camp guys, via Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

These guys could land a two-way contract with the team if they impress, or at least get exposure that could interest other teams. Chinanu Onuaku, in particular, could be a good two-way guy to try to develop. Gary Payton II is a local guy who played his college ball at Oregon State (like his father) and will be popular with the fan base.

Interestingly, all three players have a Rockets tie-in: