Mar 19, 2013 7:21 PM EDT
The San Antonio Spurs have recalled center Aron Baynes from the Austin Toros of the NBA Development League.
Baynes, who recently made his third stint with the Toros this season, has appeared in five games with Austin, averaging 15.0 points and 8.2 rebounds in 24.6 minutes. In his most recent game Baynes tallied 15 points and 11 rebounds versus Maine on March 16.
The Australian native has played in 11 games this season with the Spurs since being signed on Jan. 23, averaging 2.2 points and 1.4 rebounds in 6.6 minutes.
Mar 19, 2013 7:11 PM EDT
The Maine Red Claws have acquired 7-5 center Will Foster. Foster replaces center Garrett Stutz who has been added to the Inactive List after falling ill during the team’s current five-game road trip.
Foster, 25, spent 30 games with the Sioux Falls Skyforce this season, averaging 3.4 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per game in 15.8 minutes played. Foster, a teammate of current Red Claw Micah Downs at Gonzaga, was waived by the Skyforce on March 5. The 7-5, 260 lbs. center is in his third professional season, splitting the 2011-12 season between the Idaho Stampede, Rio Grande Valley Vipers and Skyforce. Foster has also played overseas with teams in Portugal and the Dominican Republic.
Mar 18, 2013 11:28 PM EDT
The Springfield Armor have acquired guard Dominique Jones from the NBA Development League’s available player pool.
Jones (6-5, 215, South Florida) appeared in 29 games (three starts) with the Dallas Mavericks this season, averaging 4.0 points and 2.9 assists in 11.7 minutes per game before being waived on March 9.
Jones has also appeared in 13 games (10 starts) during two NBA D-League assignments with the Texas Legends, the Mavericks’ affiliate, and holds career NBA D-League averages of 17.5 points, 4.6 rebounds and 4.4 assists in 33.8 minutes per game.
Mar 18, 2013 7:18 PM EDT
Willie Reed of the Springfield Armor has been named NBA Development League Performer of the Week for games played March 11-17.
Reed (6-10, 220, St. Louis) recorded three double-doubles last week, including a 21-point, 20-rebound outing in a 107-80 win over the Fort Wayne Mad Ants on March 17. For the week, he averaged 20.0 points on 67 percent shooting from the floor, to go with 17.3 rebounds, 3.3 blocks and 34.6 minutes as the Armor went 2-1.
Other top performers considered include Austin’s JaMychal Green, Bakersfield’s Damion James, Canton’s Kyle Gibson, Erie’s Cory Higgins, Fort Wayne’s Brandon Wallace, Idaho’s Justin holiday, Iowa’s Justin Hurtt, Los Angeles’ Elijah Millsap, Maine’s Chris Wright, Reno’s Samardo Samuels, Rio Grande Valley’s Andrew Goudelock, Santa Cruz’s Hilton Armstrong, Sioux Falls’ James Mays, Texas’ Justin Dentmon and Tulsa’s Jeremy Lamb, on assignment from the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Mar 18, 2013 1:27 PM EDT
The Oklahoma City Thunder has recalled guard Jeremy Lamb, guard DeAndre Liggins and center Daniel Orton from the Tulsa 66ers of the NBA Development League.
Lamb has seen action 20 games (20 starts) with Tulsa, averaging 21.4 points, 5.2 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.2 steals in 32.6 minutes per game.
Liggins has played in 13 games (13 starts) with the 66ers, averaging 10.2 points, 5.6 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 1.7 steals in 34.2 minutes per game.
Orton has appeared in 24 games (24 starts) with the 66ers, averaging 12.5 points, 8.0 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 1.2 steals and 2.3 blocks in 28.5 minutes per game.
Mar 18, 2013 12:49 PM EDT
The Cleveland Cavaliers have recalled forward Kevin Jones from the Canton Charge.
He has appeared in 12 games for the Charge this season, averaging 22.4 points and 11.2 rebounds in 37.7 minutes per game.
Mar 18, 2013 12:41 PM EDT
The Brooklyn Nets have reassigned Tornike Shengelia and Tyshawn Taylor to the Springfield Armor, the Nets’ NBA Development League affiliate.
In his previous four assignments to Springfield, Shengelia played in seven games, averaging 25.1 points, 8.6 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 37.3 minutes. He was named NBA D-League Performer of the Week on Jan. 28.
During his previous assignment to Springfield he played in five games, averaging 25.4 points, 7.6 assists, 4.2 rebounds and 40.6 minutes.
Mar 16, 2013 4:40 PM EDT
Representatives from the New York Knicks will be on hand Saturday to scout Delonte West's debut with the Texas Legends.
West, who has bipolar disorder, averaged 9.6 points on 46.1 percent in steady minutes last season for the Dallas Mavericks.
New York currently has 15 players on its roster and would have to release a player to make room for West.
Mar 15, 2013 3:42 PM EDT
The San Antonio Spurs have assigned center Aron Baynes and guard Nando De Colo to the Austin Toros of the NBA Development League.
Baynes, who is making his third stint with the Toros this season, has appeared in three games for Austin, averaging 17.3 points, 9.0 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 26.7 minutes.
Also making his third assignment to Austin this season, De Colo has played in two games with the Toros, averaging 14.5 points, 7.0 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 2.00 steals in 36.5 minutes. He has appeared in 57 games for the Spurs this season, averaging 3.4 points, 1.7 assists and 1.6 rebounds in 11.5 minutes.
Mar 15, 2013 3:07 PM EDT
The Austin Toros have acquired guard Lester Hudson.
Hudson played five games for the Toros last season (March, 2012) before earning NBA call-ups from the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Memphis Grizzlies. In five games with the Toros, Hudson averaged 17.6 points, 6.0 rebounds and 4.2 assists in 29 minutes of play.
Dominique Jones is still open to signing with an NBA team before the end of the season, preferably under a contract that is partially guaranteed for next season.
Dominique Johnson played in 35 games (two starts) and averaged 9.4 points on .429 shooting with 2.5 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 20.6 minutes per game.
The Nets have assigned forward Tornike Shengelia and guard Tyshawn Taylor to the Springfield Armor of the NBA Development League.
The Clippers intend to sign DaJuan Summers of the D-League.
Craig Brackins most recently played for Angelico Biella (Italy) where he was voted to the Italian Serie A All-Star Game.
Perry Jones has averaged 14.8 points, 6.9 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.2 steals in 32.5 minutes per game in the D-League
Kevin Jones has averaged 22.4 points and 12.1 rebounds in nine D-League games.
Kent Bazemore has averaged 23.0 points, 6.8 rebounds and 34 minutes, leading Santa Cruz to victories in all four of his games.
Glen Rice Jr. averaged 24.0 points on 48 percent shooting from the floor to go with 11.0 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 36.7 minutes as the Vipers went 3-0 on the week.
The Mavericks released Dominique Jones on Saturday after reaching a point of complete frustration with his inconsistent play and off-floor issues.
Mar 10, 2013 | Marc Stein/ESPN
Chris Wright is averaging 15.5 points, 7.0 assists and 4.3 rebounds per game with the Energy.
Travis Leslie has played in 28 games for Santa Cruz this season, averaging 16.1 points, 7.8 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 27.6 minutes.
In his previous assignments to the 66ers, Jeremy Lamb has averaged 21.1 points, 5.4 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 33.3 minutes in 16 games.
Darius Morris scored 21 points and handed out four assists in one game with the D-Fenders last year.
The Jazz will sign Travis Leslie.
The Clippers have signed Maalik Wayns to a 10-day contract.
Mar 08, 2013 | Marc Stein/ESPN
The Warriors will sign Malcolm Thomas to a 10-day contract.
Mar 08, 2013 | Marc Stein/ESPN
Terrel Harris has since been playing in the D-League since being waived by the Heat.
Josh Selby played in 11 games for the Canton Charge this season while on assignment from the Cleveland Cavaliers, averaging 15.3 points, 6.5 rebounds and 4.2 assists in 32.9 minutes per games.
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The Lakers have assigned Darius Morris and Robert Sacre to the D-Fenders.
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