Mar 30, 2012 8:48 PM EDT
The Houston Rockets assigned rookie forward Malcolm Thomas to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, the Rockets’ NBA D-League affiliate.
Thomas, who earned a Call-Up to the Rockets from the D-Fenders on March 27, has yet to appear in a game for Houston this season. Prior to his most recent call-up, Thomas appeared in 19 games for the D-Fenders, averaging 13.8 points and 9.3 rebounds. During a previous assignment from the Spurs, he averaged 9.3 points and 6.8 rebounds while with the Austin Toros.
Mar 30, 2012 12:22 PM EDT
The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed Lester Hudson from the Austin Toros of the NBA Development League.
Hudson has appeared in five games (two starts) for the Toros this season, averaging 17.6 points on .532 shooting, 6.0 rebounds, 4.2 assists and 2.4 steals in 29.2 minutes per game. The 6-foot-3, 190-pound guard from the University of Tennessee-Martin was originally drafted in the second round with the 58th overall pick by the Boston Celtics in the 2009 NBA Draft.
Mar 30, 2012 12:20 PM EDT
The New Jersey Nets have signed free agent forward Dennis Horner from the D-League’s Springfield Armor to a 10-day contract.
Horner is the fourth player to sign a 10-day contract with the Nets this season. The 6-9 rookie from N.C. State signed with the Nets prior to training camp on December 9, 2011. He appeared in five games with New Jersey, scoring a total of four points in 16 minutes of action.
Mar 28, 2012 8:59 PM EDT
The Dakota Wizards have re-acquired forward Edwin Ubiles.
Ubiles (6-6, 205, Siena) returns to Dakota after earning his first-career Call-Up with the Washington Wizards. He scored 10 points on 4-of- 8 shooting and grabbed 2 rebounds in 18 minutes on March 24 against the Atlanta Hawks. In four games with Washington, Ubiles averaged 3.5 points and 2.5 rebounds in 13.0 minutes.
Mar 28, 2012 12:55 PM EDT
The Wizards have signed guard/forward Cartier Martin to a 10-day contract.
Martin (6-6, 220), has averaged 18.3 points and 4.7 rebounds while shooting .489 from the floor and .556 from three-point range in seven games with the Iowa Energy of the NBA D-League this season. He has appeared with the Wizards in the previous two seasons, averaging 4.3 points over 60 games with the team.
Mar 27, 2012 1:42 PM EDT
The Toronto Raptors have Ben Uzoh of the Rio Grande Valley Vipers.
Uzoh returns to the NBA following a two-game stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers earlier this season when he averaged 2.0 points, 2.0 rebounds and 6.5 minutes.
Mar 26, 2012 9:05 PM EDT
The Memphis Grizzlies today re-assigned guard Josh Selby to the Reno Bighorns, the Grizzlies’ NBA Development League affiliate.
This is the second assignment for Selby.
Selby returns to the Bighorns following a four-game assignment in February, when he averaged 21.5 points, 5.5 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 30.8 minutes. He scored more than 20 points in three games with the Bighorns, including an NBA D-League career-high 26 points on Feb. 14 against the Austin Toros.
Mar 26, 2012 7:23 PM EDT
The Springfield Armor have re-acquired guard Jerry Smith.
To make room on the roster, the Armor waived Eugene Spates.
Smith (6-2, 190, Louisville) returns to the Armor after earning his first-career Call-Up with the Armor’s NBA affiliate, the New Jersey Nets.
Mar 26, 2012 7:16 PM EDT
The Toronto Raptors signed Alan Anderson of the Canton Charge from the NBA Development League.
Anderson (6-6, 220, Michigan State) has appeared in eight games with the Charge this season, averaging 21.5 points, 4.6 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 33.1 minutes.
Mar 26, 2012 2:24 PM EDT
Cory Joseph, on assignment to the Austin Toros from the San Antonio Spurs, has been named NBA Development League Performer of the Week for games played March 19-25.
Joseph, who is in the middle of his third assignment from the Spurs to the Toros, averaged 19.0 points, 9.3 assists and 9.0 rebounds last week as Austin went 3-0. He shot 57 percent from the field and 33 percent from three-point land, scoring an NBA D-League season-high 25 points in a 113-103 win over the Iowa Energy on March 21. He became the ninth NBA D-League player this season to record a triple-double when he tallied 15 points, 17 rebounds and 12 assists in a 112-82 win over the Maine Red Claws on March 23.
Reggie Jackson appeared in one game (one start) for the 66ers scoring 22 points, eight assists and seven rebounds in 41 minutes.
Keith Benson is being called-up from the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA Development League, where he has appeared in 20 games this season, averaging 15.2 points, 7.8 rebounds and 1.50 blocks in 30.6 minutes per contest.
Chris Wright previously was assigned to the Wizards on January 26 and averaged 20.7 points, 10.0 rebounds, 1.0 assist and 2.33 blocks in 31.0 minutes over three games.
The Hornets were hoping Xavier Henry's D-League stint would make him more aggressive offensively, seeking to attack the defense off the dribble.
The Maine Red Claws have acquired guard Corey Stokes and forward Joe Trapani from the Available Player Pool.
Mar 23, 2012 | Marc Stein/ESPN
Kelenna Azubuike will begin his comeback with the Texas Legends of the D-League.
T.J. Ford will join the Austin Toros of the D-League as a volunteer coach.
Greg Smith has appeared in seven games with the Rockets this season, averaging 0.9 points, 1.4 rebounds and 0.7 blocks.
Cedric Bozeman averaged 12.2 points, 5.5 assists and 4.9 rebounds in 33.3 minutes per game with the Red Claws.
During his first two stints with the team, Cory Joseph averaged 10.8 points, 3.2 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 30.0 minutes, scoring in double digits on four occasions.
Jeff Foote played four games with the Hornets.
Brian Butch averaged 19.0 points, 12.5 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 28.0 minutes last week.
David Harrison, who most recently played in the NBA with the Pacers, played in China this season.
Xavier Henry as appeared in 24 games for New Orleans this season, averaging 5.0 points and 1.9 rebounds.
Edwin Ubiles has averaged 20.4 points, 5.1 rebounds and 3.3 assists in 35 games with the Dakota Wizards of the NBA D-League.
Lazar Hayward rejoins the 66ers following an assignment earlier this month, when he averaged 28.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 36.0 minutes in two games.
Curtis Withers averaged 8.4 points and 6.3 rebounds in 32 games (15 starts) for Dakota this season before being waived on March 13.
Trey Johnson appeared in 11 games this season with the Hornets, posting averages of 1.9 points, 1.1 rebounds, and 0.4 assists.
Darius Morris totaled a team-high 21 points on 7-of-16 shooting, a rebound, four assists and a steal during his one D-League game.
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