Los Angeles Lakers Recall Nwaba from D-Fenders

March 5, 2017 - NBA Development League (D-League) - Los Angeles D-Fenders

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EL SEGUNDO - The Los Angeles Lakers have recalled guard David Nwaba from the D-Fenders, it was announced today.

In Saturday's game against the Raptors 905, Nwaba totaled 20 points, four rebounds, one assist, one steal and one block in 25 minutes. Overall, the rookie has averaged 14.1 points, 6.9 rebounds, 1.4 steals and 1.2 blocks per game while connecting on 65.1 percent of his field goals in the D-League.

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About the Los Angeles D-Fenders: The NBA Development League's Los Angeles D-Fenders return for the team's 10th season of competition in 2016-17. The first franchise in D-League history to be owned by an NBA team, the D-Fenders franchise has established itself as a top producer of NBA-ready talent, totaling 25 NBA Call-Ups and developing 19 Lakers assignment players since the inaugural 2006-07 season. The D-Fenders have claimed two division titles and have twice participated in the NBA D-League Finals. The franchise will become the South Bay Lakers prior to the 2017-18 season.

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