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Patrick Christopher Named D-League Player Of The Week

Iowa Energy guard Patrick Christopher has been named NBA Development League Performer of the Week for games played Monday, March 31- Saturday, April 5.  The award is the first of Christopher’s career. 

Christopher (6-5, 209, California) led the Energy to a 2-1 week en route to the Central Division Championship, the team’s fourth in its seven-year history.  

For the week, Christopher averaged 28.3 points on 65 percent shooting from the floor to go with 5.3 rebound and 2.0 assists.  He scored a career-high 47 points in the team’s 142-122 win over the Red Claws on April 4, before dropping 23 points and grabbing seven rebounds in a 148-128 win over Los Angeles the following night. 

Via RealGM Staff Report

Glen Rice Jr. Recalled To Wizards

The Washington Wizards recalled Glen Rice from the Iowa Energy of the NBA Development League.

Rice has appeared in 11 games, including one start, for Washington this season while averaging 2.9 points in 10 minutes per game.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Josh Boone Signs With Iowa Energy

The Iowa Energy have signed Josh Boone.

Boone was the 23rd overall pick by the Nets in 2006.

The former Connecticut Husky averaged 5.2 points and 4.9 rebounds in his four years with the Nets.

Boone spent part of last season with Iowa.

Via RealGM Staff Report

76ers Sign Jarvis Varnado To 10-Day Contract

The Philadelphia 76ers have signed Jarvis Varnado to a 10-day contract.

Varnado was named a D-League All-Star for the Iowa Energy and is averaging 14.1 points along with a league-high 4.7 blocks while also ranking second in rebounding with 11.0 rpg.  He signed a 10-day contract with Chicago on February 18, 2014 and appeared in one game.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Wizards Reassign Glen Rice Jr. To D-League

The Washington Wizards have reassigned Glen Rice Jr. to the Iowa Energy of the NBA Development League.

This marks Rice's second assignment to Iowa this season.

Rice has appeared in 11 games, including one start, for Washington this season while averaging 2.9 points in 10 minutes per game.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Jarvis Varnado To Sign 10-Day Contract With Bulls

The Chicago Bulls will sign Jarvis Varnado to a 10-day contract.

Varnado worked out for the Bulls in Chicago on Monday and is expected to travel for the team's game at the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday.

Varnado is averaging 14 points, 11 rebounds and 4.7 blocks per game for the Iowa Energy of the D-League.

Via Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Wizards Assign Glen Rice Jr. To D-League

The Washington Wizards have assigned Glen Rice Jr. to the Iowa Energy of the D-League.

Rice fractured his wrist in mid-December.

Rice has appeared in 11 games, including one start, this season for Washington while averaging 2.9 points in 10 minutes per game.

Via Michael Lee/Washington Post

Timberwolves Assign Shabazz Muhammad To D-League

The Minnesota Timberwolves have assigned rookie guard/forward Shabazz Muhammad to the Iowa Energy of the NBA Development League.

Muhammad has appeared in 11 games with the Wolves this season, averaging 1.1 points and 0.7 rebounds per game.

Muhammad, originally selected with the 14th overall pick, was acquired by the Wolves in a draft-day trade with the Utah Jazz.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Othyus Jeffers Named D-League Player Of The Month For Nov./Dec.

Iowa Energy guard/forward Othyus Jeffers has been named NBA Development League Player of the Month for games played in November and December.  The honor, the first of the 2013-14 season, is also the first of Jeffers’ NBA D-League career.

Jeffers (6-5, 200, Robert Morris) led Iowa to a 9-4 record to start the 2013-14 season, averaging 24.2 points, fourth-best in the NBA D-League, while shooting 50 percent from the floor.  He ranked second in the league in rebounds (12.4 rpg), steals (2.4 spg), and minutes (40.2 mpg) during November and December.

Jeffers scored in double figures in all 13 contests, including 10 20-plus point games and a 30-point outing to open the season on Nov. 30.  For his efforts, he was named NBA D-League Performer of the Week on Dec. 2. 

Via RealGM Staff Report

Bulls Assign Marquis Teague To D-League

The Chicago Bulls have assigned Marquis Teague to the Iowa Energy of the D-League.

Teague has appeared in 19 games with the Bulls this season.

Teague was the 29th overall pick of the 2012 NBA Draft, but has struggled to find consistent playing time.

Via Chicago Sun-Times

Iowa Energy Archives

Marquis Teague Recalled From D-League By Bulls

Marquis Teague was recalled due to an injury to Mike James.

Bulls Assign Marquis Teague To D-League

The Bulls have assigned Marquis Teague to the D-League.

Othyus Jeffers Named D-League Player Of The Week

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.

Bulls To Feature Camp Invites Christopher, Lucas In D-League

Kalin Lucas and Patrick Christopher had been released early in training camp with the Bulls this season.
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