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Tim Frazier To Sign 10-Day Contract With Pelicans

Mar 15, 2016 10:13 PM

The New Orleans Pelicans have been granted an injured player exception and plan on signing Tim Frazier to a 10-day deal.

Frazier has been playing for the Maine Red Claws of the D-League.

Frazier has been named D-League Player of the Week in each of the past two weeks.

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Tim Frazier Named D-League Player Of The Week

Mar 14, 2016 7:08 PM

Tim Frazier of the Maine Red Claws has been named NBA Development League Performer of the Week for games played Monday, March 7 through Sunday, March 13.

It’s the second straight week Frazier has received the award and the fifth of his career.

Frazier (6-1, 170, Penn State) helped Maine to a 3-0 week averaging 12.7 points on 60.0 percent shooting to go with 9.7 assists (second in the league), 7.3 rebounds and 1.0 steal.

On March 10, he recorded 16 points and connected on four-of-six attempts from behind the arc to go with 10 rebounds, five assists and two blocks in a 111-95 win over the Erie BayHawks. On March 13, he tallied 12 points, 14 assists, seven rebounds and three steals in a 129-123 victory over the Grand Rapids Drive to lock up a playoff berth for the second consecutive season.

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Tim Frazier Named D-League Player Of The Week

Mar 7, 2016 8:02 PM

Tim Frazier of the Maine Red Claws has been named NBA Development League Performer of the Week for games played Monday, Feb. 29 through Sunday, March 6.

This is the fourth time Frazier has staked claim to the honors (three-time winner last season).

Frazier (6-1, 170, Penn State) helped Maine to a 3-0 week averaging 14.0 points on 48.4 percent shooting to go with 10.7 rebounds, 9.3 assists (second in the league) and 2.0 steals.

On March 3, he compiled season highs with 13 assists and four steals in a 115-101 victory over the Iowa Energy. On March 6, he recorded 18 points on 8-for-9 shooting to go with 11 rebounds and nine rebounds in a 126-88 win over the Westchester Knicks, keeping Maine atop the Atlantic Division with a two-game lead over Westchester.

Last year’s NBA D-League MVP returned to Maine after starting the season with the Portland Trail Blazers. Through five games, Frazier is averaging 16.4 points on 53.7 percent shooting to go with 10.2 rebounds, 9.2 assists and 1.6 steals.

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Jordan Mickey Named D-League Player Of The Month For December

Jan 5, 2016 12:49 PM

Maine Red Claws forward Jordan Mickey, on assignment from the Boston Celtics, has been named NBA Development League Player of the Month for games played in December.

Mickey (6-8, 238, LSU) led Maine to a 7-2 record (6-2 in games that he played) and averaged 19.6 points, 10.5 rebounds, 5.3 blocks and 1.8 assists. On Dec. 31, he recorded a triple-double with 13 points, 13 rebounds and an NBA D-League season high of 10 blocks in a 119-112 win over the Texas Legends. On Dec. 19, he blocked eight shots in 112-100 victory over the Westchester Knicks. On Dec. 6, he scored a season-high 32 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in a 110-97 win over the Erie BayHawks.

Mickey was selected with the 33rd overall pick by the Celtics in the 2015 NBA Draft. During his multiple assignments, he has averaged 18.1 points, 10.6 rebounds, 4.7 blocks (tops in the NBA D-League) and 1.6 assists in 17 games.

Other players receiving consideration for the monthly award were Austin’s Orlando Johnson, Delaware’s Jordan McRae and Sean Kilpatrick, Grand Rapids’ Lorenzo Brown, Iowa’s Alex Stepheson, Raptors’ Ronald Roberts Jr., Sioux Falls’ DeAndre Liggins, Texas’ Toure’ Murry and Westchester’s Jimmer Fredette and Jordan Bachynski.

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Celtics Assign Jordan Mickey, Terry Rozier, R.J. Hunter To D-League

Dec 31, 2015 11:26 AM

The Boston Celtics have assigned forward Jordan Mickey, and guards Terry Rozier and R.J. Hunter to the Maine Red Claws of the NBA Development League.

In the Red Claws' 113-83 victory over the Iowa Energy on December 28, Mickey tallied 22 points on 9-15 (.600) shooting, eight rebounds, one steal and three blocks in 29 minutes. He has played in 14 matchups for Maine this season and is averaging 19.0 points, 10.6 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 1.0 steal and 4.5 blocks in 34.6 minutes per game.

Rozier has appeared in four contests for the Red Claws this season and is averaging 20.8 points, 7.0 rebounds, 9.0 assists and 1.3 steals in 34.8 minutes per game. In his latest matchup with the Red Claws on December 19, he recorded a double-double with 13 points, a game-high 10 assists and seven rebounds in 41 minutes of action.

Hunter tallied a season-high 12 points on 5-6 (.833) shooting, two rebounds, two assists and two steals in 21 minutes against the Atlanta Hawks on November 24. He has appeared in 20 games for the Celtics this season and is averaging 3.4 points and 1.5 rebounds in 11.7 minutes per game over that span.

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