Dec 13, 2013 11:47 AM EST
The San Antonio Spurs have recalled forward Malcolm Thomas from the Austin Toros of the NBA Development League.
Thomas, who was recently signed by the Spurs on Dec. 3, played in two games for the Toros, averaging 19.5 points, 10.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 35.5 minutes.
Thomas first appeared in two games this season for the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the D-League. For the year, Thomas is averaging 26.5 points, 13.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 38.0 minutes while shooting .661 (37-56) from the field.
Dec 12, 2013 1:05 PM EST
Malcolm Thomas is showing improved range on his jumper through three games in the D-League this season. Thomas has made 13 of 20 three-point attempts and is averaging 30 points, 12.7 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 2.5 blocks per game.
Thomas was signed by the San Antonio Spurs early this month.
“The early indications are that he’s expanded his skill set and was really shooting the three-ball well,” R.C. Buford said. “That has always been a valuable commodity in our system.”
Thomas has a shot at redefining the stretch-four position for the Spurs if he continues this development.
Dec 11, 2013 3:45 PM EST
The Cleveland Cavaliers have assigned guard/forward Carrick Felix, guard/forward Sergey Karasev and center Henry Sims to the Canton Charge of the NBA D-League.
Felix has appeared in three games for the Cavs this season, averaging 1.3 points in 5.0 minutes per game. He has also played in two games for the Charge, averaging 11.5 points and 5.5 rebounds in 22.5 minutes per game.
Karasev has played in 12 games for the Cavs, averaging 2.4 points and 1.1 rebounds in 9.0 minutes per game.
Sims has appeared in six games for the Cavs, averaging 1.7 points and 2.8 rebounds in 5.8 minutes per game and two Canton games with averages of 15.0 points and 5.0 rebounds in 21.5 minutes.
Dec 09, 2013 7:26 PM EST
The Cleveland Cavaliers have recalled guard/forward Carrick Felix and center Henry Sims from the Canton Charge, the Cavaliers exclusively owned and operated NBA Development League team.
Felix appeared in two games for the Charge this past weekend, averaging 11.5 points and 5.5 rebounds in 22.5 minutes per game.
Sims also appeared in two Canton games over the weekend with averages of 15.0 points and 5.0 rebounds in 21.5 minutes.
Dec 09, 2013 6:47 PM EST
Isaiah Canaan, a Houston Rockets rookie playing on assignment for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, and Pierre Jackson of the Idaho Stampede have been named the NBA Development League Co-Performers of the Week for games played Dec. 2-8.
A 6-0, 188-pound guard out of Murray State, Canaan averaged 25.5 points, 9.3 assists and 4.8 rebounds to lead the Vipers to a 4-0 week. On assignment in Rio Grande Valley since Nov. 6, Canaan and the Vipers are 7-0 this season and have won 17 straight regular-season games dating back to March 16. For the season, Canaan is averaging 21.7 points, good for second best on the Vipers and 10th in the NBA D-League, to go with an NBA D-League-high 9.9 assists and 4.6 rebounds.
Jackson, a 5-11, 176-pound guard from Baylor, averaged 31.0 points, 6.0 assists and 4.0 rebounds, guiding Idaho to a 2-0 week. Jackson scored an NBA D-League-high 43 points, sinking six three-pointers, as the Stampede defeated the Springfield Armor 117-107 on the road. The next night, he helped Idaho secure a 101-90 win over the Maine Red Claws, scoring 19 points, dishing out nine assists and grabbing four steals. For the season, Jackson is averaging an NBA D-League-best 28.6 points to go with 5.2 assists and 3.8 rebounds.
Other top performers considered include Delaware’s Kendall Marshall, Idaho’s Richard Howell, Iowa’s Othyus Jeffers, Maine’s Chris Wright, Sioux Falls’ John Allen, Texas’ Devin Ebanks and Tulsa’s Andre Roberson, on assignment from the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Dec 09, 2013 3:43 PM EST
The Oklahoma City Thunder has recalled forward Andre Roberson from the Tulsa 66ers of the NBA Development League.
In three games (all starts) with the 66ers, Roberson averaged 17.3 points while shooting .561 percent from the field, 11.7 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 3.3 steals and 1.0 block in 35.0 minutes per game.
Dec 09, 2013 12:54 PM EST
The Memphis Grizzlies will work out several free agent guards this week as they search for depth at the position.
Darius Morris, Reggie Williams and Seth Curry will be brought in for the audition with the Grizzlies.
Morris and Williams are free agents, while Curry is with the Santa Cruz Warriors of the D-League.
Dec 08, 2013 1:35 PM EST
The San Antonio Spurs have assigned center Aron Baynes, guard Nando De Colo and forward Malcolm Thomas to the Austin Toros of the NBA Development League.
Baynes has appeared in 11 games for the Spurs this season, averaging 1.5 points and 2.2 rebounds in 7.9 minutes.
De Colo has seen action in six contests this season for the Spurs, averaging 2.7 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 9.0 minutes.
Thomas was recently signed by the Spurs on Dec. 3 and will make his first appearance for the Toros this season.
Dec 07, 2013 2:06 PM EST
The Sacramento Kings recalled center Hamady Ndiaye from the team’s NBA Development League affiliate, the Reno Bighorns.
Ndiaye will rejoin the Kings at the Utah Jazz for Saturday's game in EnergySolutions Arena.
Ndiaye recorded seven points (2-4 FG, 3-6 FT), a team-high-tying seven rebounds, two assists and four blocks in 24 minutes starting for the Bighorns in Reno’s first win of the season
Dec 06, 2013 2:03 PM EST
The Sacramento Kings assigned center Hamady Ndiaye to the team’s NBA Development League affiliate, the Reno Bighorns.
Originally from Senegal, the 7-foot center is averaging 0.2 points (1-6 FG, 0-1 FT), 1.4 rebounds and 5.8 minutes per game in nine appearances this season for the Kings.
This will be Ndiaye's fourth D-League team over the course of his career, having played for the Dakota Wizards (2010-11), Maine Red Claws (2011-12) and Iowa Energy (2011-12).
Charlie Westbrook was in training camp this season with the Heat.
Jared Cunningham appeared in five games for the Jam, all starts, and averaged 15.0 points, 4.6 assists and 4.6 rebounds in 34.4 minutes.
Henry Sims and Carrick Felix have played sparingly for the Cavaliers this season.
Charlie Westbrook joined the D-League’s waiver process late Wednesday afternoon to determine his franchise.
Dennis Schröder ranks tied for fourth among all NBA rookies in assists.
Marquis Teague was recalled due to an injury to Mike James.
Kendall Marshall has been claimed by the Delaware 87ers, D-League affiliate for the 76ers.
Andre Roberson will join the Thunder's D-League affiliate, the Tulsa 66ers.
The Bulls have assigned Marquis Teague to the D-League.
Othyus Jeffers averaged 25.5 points, 12.8 rebounds and 4.3 assists to lead Iowa to a 3-1 week to start the season.
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Malcolm Thomas has played with the D-Fenders this season and had gotten off to a strong start.
Aron Baynes has appeared in 10 games for the Spurs this season, averaging 1.5 points and 2.2 rebounds in 8.1 minutes.
Ricky Ledo has played in six games this season as a rookie.
The Vipers are the D-League affiliate of the Rockets.
Arinze Onuaku spent training camp and the beginning of the 2013-14 NBA season with the Pelicans.
Kendall Marshall was the 13th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft.
Ryan Kelly and Elias Harris have spent time with both the Lakers and their D-League affiliate this season.
The Warriors have assigned center Dewayne Dedmon and guard Nemanja Nedovic to the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA Development League.
Shanghai is expected to go deep in the Chinese playoffs, a scenario that would prevent Quincy Douby from signing in the NBA late in its season.
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