Dec 04, 2014 2:46 PM EST
Two-year NBA veteran Ivan Johnson has signed in the NBA Development League, joining the waiver player pool, sources told RealGM.
Johnson had discussed deals overseas since becoming a final roster cut out of training camp with the Dallas Mavericks in October, but he had always leaned toward joining the D-League in hopes of an NBA call up.
Johnson, a 6-foot-8 forward, averaged 5.3 points and 2.5 rebounds in four preseason games for the Mavericks.
In two seasons with the Atlanta Hawks, Johnson was a contributing reserve on playoff teams while averaging 6.5 points and 3.9 rebounds in 125 total games from 2011-13. He played in the Chinese Basketball Association with Zhejiang a season ago.
Dec 03, 2014 7:06 PM EST
The Austin Spurs have acquired guard Orlando Johnson. As a result, Russell Robinson was released from the team.
Johnson was the 36th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft.
Dec 17, 2014 2:18 PM EST
The Golden State Warriors assigned center Ognjen Kuzmic to the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA Development League, the team announced today.
Kuzmic will be in uniform for the D-League team’s home game on Wednesday.
Dec 17, 2014 1:11 AM EST
The Houston Rockets have assigned assigned center Clint Capela to Houston’s single-affiliation NBA D-League partner in Rio Grande Valley.
Capela (6-10, 245, France), has appeared in four games for the Rockets and recorded six rebounds, one assist, a steal and a block in 12 total minutes of playing time.
Dec 16, 2014 12:33 AM EST
The Miami Heat recalled guard Shabazz Napier and center Hassan Whiteside from their NBA Development League affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce, on Monday.
Napier appeared in one game with the Skyforce recording 22 points, three assists, two rebounds and a steal in 30:39 minutes. He has appeared in 23 games with the HEAT this season averaging 5.7 points, 2.2 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 21.4 minutes while shooting 42.9 percent from the field.
Whiteside appeared in one game with the Skyforce and posted a 21-point, 12-rebound double-double while blocking four shots and dishing out two assists in 26:02 minutes of action.
Dec 15, 2014 11:05 PM EST
Bakersfield Jam center Earl Barron has been named the NBA Development League Performer of the Week for games played Monday, Dec. 8 – Sunday, Dec. 14.
Barron (7-0, 245, Memphis) led Bakersfield to a 2-1 record, averaging 31.9 points on .571 shooting (40-for-70), to go along with 12.0 rebounds and 1.0 steal. Barron recorded point-rebound double-doubles in all three games, giving him eight on the season. On Dec. 8, he had 34 points, 14 rebounds and four assists in 119-100 victory over the Los Angeles D-Fenders. On Dec. 11, he scored 43 points, the second-highest scoring game of the season, and grabbed 12 rebounds in a loss to Canton.
Dec 13, 2014 3:08 PM EST
The Miami Heat have assigned both guard Shabazz Napier and center Hassan Whiteside to their NBA Development League affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce.
Napier has appeared in 23 games with the HEAT this season averaging 5.7 points, 2.2 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 21.4 minutes while shooting 42.9 percent from the field.
Whiteside, who was signed by Miami on November 24, has appeared in three games with the HEAT this season totaling six points, four rebounds and a block in nine minutes of action while shooting a perfect 3-of-3 from the field.
Dec 12, 2014 3:24 PM EST
The Philadelphia 76ers have signed free agent forward Ronald Roberts from their NBA Development League affiliate, the Delaware 87ers.
Roberts is the 11th Call-Up of the 2014-15 NBA Development League season.
Roberts started all eight games for the Sevens so far this season, averaging team-highs of 18 points and 12 rebounds while shooting 67% from the floor. He was also on the Sixers roster during the preseason and the Orlando Pro Summer League.
The 76ers have also waive Jorge Gutierrez.
Dec 11, 2014 7:38 PM EST
The Reno Bighorns acquired the player rights for former NBA player Jordan Hamilton from the Iowa Energy, along with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers' original second round pick in the 2015 NBA Development League draft.
Iowa will receive the Bighorns 2015 NBA Development League first round draft pick.
Dec 10, 2014 8:31 PM EST
After a recent workout for the Los Angeles Lakers and considering overseas deals, free agent Quincy Miller has signed a contract in the NBA Development League, sources told RealGM.
Miller's agent, Jared Karnes, confirmed on Wednesday night that the 6-foot-10 forward has filed paperwork to enter the D-League.
Miller worked out for the Lakers last month and had been a leading candidate to earn a roster spot. The Lakers have been deliberate in deciding which wing player to sign onto the roster, continuing to closely monitor forward Roscoe Smith out of their D-League affiliate in Los Angeles, league sources said.
Miller, the 38th overall pick to Denver in 2012, spent two seasons with the Nuggets and averaged 4.5 points and 2.5 rebounds.
Miller, 22, was waived out of Denver's training camp in October.
Dec 10, 2014 | Marc Stein/ESPN
The Jazz are lining up the call up of Patrick Christopher from the NBA D-League.
Dec 09, 2014 | Marc Stein/ESPN
Earl Clark currently is playing in the D-League for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers.
Jordan Adams began his second assignment with Iowa on Nov. 25.
Dwight Powell has appeared in two games for the Red Claws this season and is averaging 21.0 points and 10.5 rebounds in 33.5 minutes per game.
Adreian Payne has appeared in six games, starting five, averaging 13.5 points, 10.5 rebounds (tied for seventh in the D-League) and 2.3 assists in 31.3 minutes.
The Lakers have re-assigned Jordan Clarkson to the Los Angeles D-Fenders.
The 76ers have waived Drew Gordon to sign Malcolm Lee from the D-League.
The Pelicans have assigned Russ Smith to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League.
The Celtics have assigned Dwight Powell, Marcus Smart and James Young to the Maine Red Claws for Thursday's game in Portland, ME.
Andre Dawkins made the Heat's regular season roster out of training camp this season.
Toure' Murry appeared in six games (five starts) for the Stampede.
Jarnell Stokes posted 13 points and 13 rebounds in 35 minutes in an exhibition on Nov. 8 vs. Sioux Falls, which was played in Memphis at FedExForum.
Earl Clark averaged 28.8 points and 7.3 rebounds per game in November.
Joe Alexander averaged 26.7 points on 57 percent shooting from the floor (35-of-62) to go with 9.3 rebounds as the Warriors went 2-1 last week.
Tony Mitchell recorded 12 points (5-9 FG), 12 rebounds and one steal in 30 minutes vs. the Los Angeles D-Fenders.
Eric Moreland is averaging 13.3 points (.581 FG%), 10.7 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game in three games (all starts) for the Reno Bighorns.
Jordan Hamilton was a first round pick in the 2011 NBA Draft and has played for the Nuggets, Rockets and Jazz.
Tony Mitchell appeared in 21 games for the Pistons last season.
Jordan Adams had 20 points, seven rebounds and one assist in 31 minutes in an exhibition on Nov. 8 vs. Sioux Falls.
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