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Jabari Brown Named D-League Player Of The Week

Mar 27, 2017 5:15 PM

Santa Cruz’s Jabari Brown was named NBA Development League Performer of the Week for games played Monday, March 20 through Sunday, March 26.

Brown (6-4, Missouri) led Santa Cruz to a 3-0 week, averaging 25.7 points (sixth in the league), 4.7 rebounds and 3.0 assists. He shot 50 percent from the field, including 14-for-25 from three-point range. The 3-0 week puts Santa Cruz one win away from a playoff berth.

On March 21, Brown scored a season-high 36 points on 12-for-18 shooting. He connected on 8-of-11 from behind the arc and added three rebounds and three assists in a 138-125 victory over the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. On March 25, he tallied 32 points, seven rebounds and four assists in a 134-124 victory over the Los Angeles D-Fenders.

Other top performers considered were Austin’s Charles Garcia, Delaware’s Russ Smith, Greensboro’s Rasheed Sulaimon, Long Island’s Cliff Alexander, Northern Arizona’s Elijah Millsap, Raptors 905’s Edy Tavares, Reno’s Isaiah Cousins, Will David and Kendall Marshall, Rio Grande Valley’s Isaiah Taylor, Westchester’s Travis Trice II and Windy City’s Wesley Saunders.

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Phil Pressey Named D-League Player Of The Week

Mar 13, 2017 5:11 PM

Phil Pressey of the Santa Cruz Warriors has been named NBA Development League Performer of the Week for games played Monday, March 6 through Sunday, March 12. 

Pressey (5-11, Missouri) led Santa Cruz to a 3-0 week, averaging 24.3 points (on 51.9 percent shooting), 8.7 assists, 6.3 rebounds, 3.0 steals and 1.0 blocks. 

For the season, Pressey is averaging 18.7 points, 8.1 assists 5.5 rebounds and 2.1 steals. He last appeared in the NBA with the Philadelphia 76ers during the 2015-16 season. 

Other top performers considered included Canton’s Eric Moreland and John Holland, Delaware’s Russ Smith, Fort Wayne’s Alex Poythress, Northern Arizona’s Elijah Millsap, Oklahoma City’s Reggie Williams, Raptors 905’s Axel Toupane, Rio Grande Valley’s Darius Morris, Sioux Falls’ Keith Benson, Texas’ Jameel Warney and Windy City’s Jarell Eddie.

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Damian Jones Assigned By Warriors To D-League

Nov 21, 2016 2:33 PM

Damian Jones has been assigned to the Santa Cruz Warriors.

Jones was the 30th overall pick by the Golden State Warriors in the 2016 NBA Draft.

Jones has been recovering from a torn right pectoral muscle.

Jones averaged 13.3 points, 6.4 rebounds and 1.7 blocks in 27.1 minutes over 99 games at Vanderbilt.

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