Coby Karl Returns To Idaho Stampede
BOISE, Idaho, Feb. 15, 2010 - The Idaho Stampede have announced the re-acquisition of guard Coby Karl. Karl was called up to the NBA's Golden State Warriors on January 31st.
A 6-5 guard, Karl played in seven games with the Warriors, averaging 7.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.8 assists in 27 minutes, before being waived on February 9th.
In just five games with the Stampede this season, Karl averages 27.2 points, 7.8 rebounds and 4.2 assists. He scored in double-figures in all five games, including scoring a season-high 36 points on two occasions. A two-year member of the Stampede, Karl played 22 games in Boise's Qwest Arena during the 2008-09 season, when he averaged 18.6 points, 4.4 rebounds and 5.5 assists.
Karl will join the Stampede this week as they prepare to take on the leaders of the NBA D-League East Conference, the Iowa Energy Friday night in Boise. Tipoff is at 7:00 pm MST. In order to make room for Karl on the roster, Emmanuel Jones was released from the team.
About the Idaho Stampede
The Stampede tip of their 12th season on November 28th as they take on the Reno Bighorns at 7:00 pm at Qwest Arena in Downtown Boise. Season tickets for the Idaho Stampede 2009-10 season start at only $195 per seat. During the 2007-08 season, the Stampede finished as the NBA Development League National Champions. Don't miss out on any of the action, call (208) 388-4667 today for more information.
About the NBA Development League
The NBA Development League, founded in 2001, is the NBA's official minor league whose teams have direct affiliations to NBA franchises. For the 2009-10 season, the league will feature 16 teams - including the debut of the Maine Red Claws and the Springfield Armor. A proven developer of talent, 20 percent of players in the NBA at the conclusion of the 2008-09 season boasted NBA D-League experience, while the league continues to develop coaches, referees, and front office staff for the NBA and its teams. 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. The NBA D-League also advances the game of basketball as the research and development arm of the NBA. Throughout the season fans can watch all NBA D-League games on NBA Futurecast, the free live Web-streaming initiative found at nba.com/futurecast.
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