BayHawks Acquire 2017 NBA Development League Fifth-Round Draft Pick

Erie BayHawks

December 23, 2016 - NBA Development League (D-League) - Erie BayHawks

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Erie, PA (December 23) - The Erie BayHawks have acquired a 2017 NBA Development League Draft fifth-round pick from the Delaware 87ers in exchange for guard Lewis Jackson.

Jackson, acquired earlier this season in a trade with the Long Island Nets, was previously involved in a trade with the Iowa Energy that was rescinded.

The BayHawks return to Erie Insurance Arena tonight for Celebrate the Holidays Night with live reindeer, Santa, and team poster giveaway. Tickets are available at or by calling 814-790-5600.

The Erie BayHawks, presented by LECOM, are the NBA Development League affiliate of the Orlando Magic. The NBA Development League, founded in 2001, is the NBA's official minor league whose teams have direct affiliations to NBA franchises. The BayHawks, established in 2008, play their home games at Erie Insurance Arena and were one of the first teams in the Development League to establish a marquee partnership. The BayHawks marquee partner, the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM), LECOM School of Dental Medicine and LECOM School of Pharmacy offer innovative and affordable education in osteopathic medicine, dentistry and pharmacy. From campuses in Erie, Pennsylvania, Greensburg, Pennsylvania and Bradenton, Florida, LECOM provides student-centered pathways to prepare the next generation of healthcare professionals. LECOM physicians serve as the BayHawks medical staff, the team practices at the state-of-the-art LECOM Medical Fitness & Wellness Center, and together the BayHawks and LECOM promote education, health and wellness throughout Erie county.

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