Blazers Assign Claver, Barton To Idaho
The Portland Trail Blazers have assigned guard Will Barton and forward Victor Claver to the Idaho Stampede of the NBA Development League.
Barton (6-5, 170, Memphis) has appeared in 16 games for Portland this season, averaging 2.6 points, 1.4 rebounds and 8.8 minutes. Originally selected in the second round (40th overall) of the 2012 NBA Draft by the Trail Blazers, Barton played two seasons at Memphis, averaging 15.2 points, 6.5 rebounds and 32.9 minutes in 70 NCAA career games.
Claver (6-9, 224, Valencia, Spain) has appeared in four games for the Trail Blazers this season, scoring a total of one point and grabbing four rebounds. A member of the Spanish National team who earned a Silver Medal at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, Claver was a first round pick in 2009.