Jan 31, 2012 2:29 PM EST
Eric Musselman has completed a verbal contract to return to coach the Venezuela National Team this summer.
Musselman is currently head coach of the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the D-League.
With Musselman on the sidelines last summer the Venezuela National Team finished fifth in the FIBA Americas Pre Olympic Tournament held in Mar del Plata, Argentina, and advanced to the FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament, to be played in Caracas, Venezuela, this coming July 2-8
Jan 30, 2012 8:33 PM EST
Manny Harris of the Canton Charge has been named NBA Development League Performer of the Week for games played Jan. 23-29.
Harris averaged 25.0 points, 7.3 rebounds and 4.3 assists in 34.0 minutes, while shooting 52 percent from the floor last week. He scored a season-high 32 points in a 93-104 loss against the Springfield Armor on Jan. 24, and recorded his first double-double of the season with 22 points and 10 rebounds in a 124-108 road win over the Bakersfield Jam on Jan. 27. Harris and the Charge went 2-1 during the week.
Jan 30, 2012 5:36 PM EST
The Washington Wizards announced that they have recalled center Hamady Ndiaye from the Iowa Energy, the team’s affiliate in the NBA D-League.
Ndiaye averaged 5.0 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.1 blocks in 10 games (three starts) for the Iowa Energy.
Jan 30, 2012 2:19 PM EST
The San Antonio Spurs today assigned rookie forward Malcolm Thomas to the Austin Toros, the Spurs’ NBA D-League affiliate. He was originally assigned from the Los Angeles Lakers to the L.A. D-Fenders on Dec. 17, before being waived by the Lakers on Dec. 22.
Thomas, who earned a Call-Up to the Spurs from the D-Fenders on Jan. 11, has appeared in three games for San Antonio this season, pulling down three rebounds and scoring one point in 15 minutes.
Jan 30, 2012 10:34 AM EST
Some have speculated that the Pacers should send Lance Stephenson to the D-League in order to receive extended minutes.
Indiana has never sent a player to the D-League and remains something they do not want to do. The franchise prefers to keep their players within their system and coaching staff.
Jan 29, 2012 1:51 PM EST
The Los Angeles Clippers today recalled Eric Bledsoe from the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA Development League. Bledsoe, 22, appeared in two games with the Jam as he continues his rehabilitation from surgery to repair a torn lateral meniscus in his right knee. Bledsoe is with the Clippers in Denver and will be available for tonight’s game against the Nuggets.
In two games with the Jam, Bledsoe averaged 12.5 points and 8.5 assists in 21.0 minutes per game.
Jan 29, 2012 12:36 PM EST
The New Jersey Nets have recalled rookie forward Jordan Williams from the Springfield Armor.
Williams appeared in six games with the Armor, all starts, and averaged 10.5 points, 7.8 rebounds and 1.7 blocks in 32 minutes. He shot .451 (23-51) from the field and .531 (17-32) from the line. He tallied three double-doubles.
Jan 28, 2012 1:42 PM EST
The Clippers waived guard Courtney Fortson. He was signed by the Clippers on Jan. 16 and appeared in four games, averaging 4.3 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 11.2 minutes.
The 5-foot-11 guard scored a career-high 13 points on Jan. 17 vs. Utah.
Fortson was promoted from the D-League after Chris Paul injured his hamstring and then Paul returned the lineup Wednesday.
Jan 27, 2012 10:07 PM EST
The Canton Charge announced today that they have acquired the Idaho Stampede’s second round choice in the 2012 NBA Development League Draft and guard Loren Stokes (6-3, 175, Hofstra) from the Erie Bayhawks in a three-team deal. Canton sent guard Keith McLeod and their own 2012 fourth round pick to the BayHawks and Idaho received guard Devin Green from Erie to complete the trade.
"Everyone in the Canton Charge organization would like to thank Keith for his leadership and professionalism as he played an integral part in the beginnings of this franchise in Canton,” said Charge General Manager Wes Wilcox. “Because of his strong play and personal character, this was an opportunity for us to receive good value and a future asset in return. We wish Keith the best.”
Jan 27, 2012 12:31 PM EST
The Austin Toros have signed 7-1, 240 pound center Luke Bonner.
Bonner played in 16 regular season games averaging four points and two rebounds in 2009-10 for Austin. In six playoff games, Bonner averaged 17 points and 13 rebounds. Bonner’s most recent play has been in Lithuania.
Keith Benson was waived by the Atlanta Hawks in training camp after being selected in the second round.
The Idaho Stampede have re-acquired Will Foster and Terrico White.
The Los Angeles Lakers selected Chu Maduabum with the 56th overall pick of the 2011 NBA Draft, trading his draft rights to the Denver Nuggets.
Chris Wright has appeared in five games this season, averaging one point in 3.2 minutes a contest.
Luke Harangody has appeared in five games with the Cavaliers this season.
Eric Bledsoe to the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA Development League for a two-game rehabilitation assignment.
Derrick Caracter underwent surgery on December 14th to remove part of a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee.
The Erie BayHawks have acquired Devin Brown from the league's available player pool.
The Bakersfield Jam have acquired forward/center Jamie Vanderbeken.
Ben Uzoh averaged 22.3 points, 8.3 assists and 7.3 rebounds in 37.0 minutes, shooting 66 percent from the floor.
In three games with the Texas Legends, Dominique Jones averaged 13.3 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 21.7 minutes per games.
Christian Eyenga played nine games with the Charge, averaging 8.9 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 24.6 minutes per game.
The Mad Ants have acquired Travis Walton to help handle point guard duties after the recent call-up of Walker D. Russell, Jr. to the Detroit Pistons.
Jerome Jordan appeared in two games for Erie, averaging 18.0 points, 7.5 rebounds and 2.0 blocks over 32.5 minutes.
Rockets first round pick Marcus Morris Morris averaged 29.7 points and 12.3 rebounds in three games with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers.
Blake Ahearn set a record from the free throw line in a 116-104 loss by Reno to Rio Grande Valley.
The Dakota Wizards claimed guard Stefhon Hannah and re-acquired Taylor Griffin.
Solomon Alabi played in nine games (eight as a starter) with the Jam, averaging 9.1 points, 7.7 rebounds and 1.9 blocks in 21.2 minutes.
Jan 21, 2012 | Bay City Times
Eric Devendorf and Kevin Galloway have been re-acquired by the Idaho Stampede.
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