BayHawks Acquire Bruce Massey in Trade with Grand Rapids Drive

December 7, 2016 - NBA Development League (D-League) - Erie BayHawks

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Erie, PA (December 7) - The Erie BayHawks have acquired guard Bruce Massey from the Grand Rapids Drive in exchange for the returning player rights to center Nnanna Egwu. The trade is pending the completion of Massey's physical.

Massey is averaging 4.5 points and 2.0 rebounds-per-game for the Drive this season. Massey was signed by the Drive on March 18, 2016 and played seven games for the team to conclude the 2015-16 season while averaging 10.9 points, 4.6 assists, and 3.9 rebounds-per-game. He played two seasons at Middle Tennessee State following two seasons at Dodge City Community College. In his two seasons with Middle Tennessee State, Massey averaged 6.4 points, 3.5 assists, and 3.4 rebounds-per-game.

The BayHawks return to Erie Insurance Arena on Friday at 7pm for Star Wars Night. Tickets are available at eriebayhawks.com 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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