Kings Assign Papagiannis to Reno Bighorns

March 3, 2017 - NBA Development League (D-League) - Reno Bighorns

News Release

Reno, Nev. --- The Sacramento Kings announced the team has assigned center Georgios Papagiannis from the Reno Bighorns of the NBA Development League. Papagiannis most recently tallied 19 points (8-17 FG, 3-3 FT), six rebounds and one assist in Wednesday's matinee game against the Windy City Bulls. The 7-2 center has accrued averages of 13.2 points (.516 FG%, .600 3pt%, .719 FT%), 8.3 rebounds and 2.3 blocks in 31.2 minutes per game in 20 appearances for the Bighorns (17 starts), ranking 15th in the NBDL in points, 13th in rebounding and fourth in blocked shots. He is expected to be in uniform for the Bighorns tonight against Raptors 905 at Golden 1 Center. --bighorns- About the Reno Bighorns: The Reno Bighorns are a member of the NBA Development League, the official minor league of the NBA. The Bighorns are affiliated with the Sacramento Kings. Season tickets for the 2016-17 season are on sale now! For more information, call the Bighorns front office at 775-853-8220 or visit RenoBighorns.com. Follow us on Twitter @renobighorns and "like" the Bighorns on Facebook at facebook.com/bighornshoops. The NBA Development League is the NBA's official minor league, preparing players, coaches, officials, trainers, and front-office staff for the NBA while acting as the league's research and development laboratory. Featuring 22 teams with direct affiliations with NBA franchises for the 2016-17 season, the league offers elite professional basketball at an affordable price in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. An all-time high 38 percent of all NBA players at the end of the 2015-16 season boasted NBA D-League experience. In fostering the league's connection to the community, its teams, players and staff promote health and wellness, support local needs and interests, and assist in educational development through NBA D-League Cares programs. Fans can watch all NBA D-League games on nbadleague.com.

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