Kings Assign Papagiannis and Labissiere to the Bighorns

January 2, 2017 - NBA Development League (D-League) - Reno Bighorns

News Release

RENO, Nev. ---- The Sacramento Kings today announced the team has assigned center Georgios Papagiannis and forward Skal Labissiere to the Reno Bighorns.

Papagiannis has accrued averages of 10.7 points (.500 FG%, .750 FT%), 7.3 rebounds and 2.4 blocks in 27.0 minutes per game in seven appearances for the Bighorns (four starts). In his last appearance with the Bighorns, he contributed a near double-double with a season-high 15 points while adding nine rebounds and a steal in a victory over the Austin Spurs on Dec. 21.

The 28th overall selection in the 2016 NBA Draft, Labissiere recently played one game with the Sacramento Kings in a New Year's Eve contest against the Memphis Grizzlies, totaling two points and two rebounds in just over three minutes of action. In 12 starts for the Bighorns this season, he has posted 14.5 points (.451 FG%, .694 FT%), 7.2 rebounds and 1.3 blocks in 30.0 minutes per game.

Both players are expected to be in uniform for the Bighorns next contest against the Los Angeles D-Fenders tomorrow night in Reno.

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