D-League Notes: Roberson, Thomas, Hairston

January 19 at 3:45pm CDT By Zach Links

The Thunder announced that they have recalled forward Andre Roberson from the Tulsa 66ers of the D-League.  During his most recent stint with the 66ers, Roberson averaged 17.5 points, 10.5 rebounds, 1.0 assist, 3.0 steals, 2.5 blocks and 40.5 minutes while helping the team to a pair of road wins at Bakersfield and Los Angeles. Over three assignments this season, the forward is averaging 16.1 points, 9.7 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 2.9 steals and 1.3 blocks in 37.1 minutes in seven games (all starts).  Here’s more out of the NBADL..

  • The Spurs today announced that they have recalled forward Malcolm Thomas from the Austin Toros of the NBA Development League.  In 10 games with the Toros this season, Thomas is averaging 15.2 points, 9.4 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.40 blocks in 32.6 minutes.  The San Diego State product was signed by the Spurs on Dec. 3.
  • Scott Rafferty of Ridiculous Upside recaps P.J. Hairston‘s D-League debut.  The former UNC forward led the way with a team-high 22 points in 28 minutes off the bench.
  • Dakota Schmidt of Ridiculous Upside checked in with Red Claws coach Mike Taylor to discuss Rajon Rondo‘s recent workout with the team, his relationship with Celtics coach Brad Stevens, and some of Maine’s impact players.
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