D-League daily developments
February 14, 2007 - NBA G League (G League) News Release
No Games Scheduled
Sioux Falls 94, Austin 85
Albuquerque 135, Arkansas 94
Tulsa 108, Anaheim 97
Bakersfield 90, Dakota 86
CHECK THE BOX: Click on the links below to check out the box scores from Tuesday's games.
TUESDAY'S BEST...top numbers from games on February 13
Points: 27, Jawad Williams, ANA. Rebounds: 13, Patrick O'Bryant, BAK. Assists: 14, Will Conroy, TUL; 14, Majic Dorsey, ANA. Steals: 5, Cedric Bozeman, ABQ. Blocks: 5, Patrick O'Bryant, BAK. 3FGM: 3, Frank Williams, SF.
ALL-STARS, VEGAS STYLE: The inaugural Gillette D-League All-Star Game in association with 24 Hour Fitness is scheduled for Saturday Feb. 17 on Center Court at NBA All-Star Jam Session at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. Tip off is scheduled for 2 p.m. PT, immediately following the practices for the NBA All-Stars. The game will air live on NBA TV. Click on D-LEAGUE.com for more details.
STAMPEDING INTO FIRST: The Idaho Stampede jumped from third to first in the weekly D-League power rankings after going 3-0 last week and moving back into the top spot in the Western Division. Coach Bryan Gates' club is 14-3 since New Year's Day. Rounding out the top five are Dakota, Colorado, Fort Worth and Sioux Falls. Check out six through 12 at D-LEAGUE.com.
ALL-STAR MO: Albuquerque forward Dijon Thompson will be taking positive momentum into the Gillette D-League All-Star Game in association with 24 Hour Fitness after converting all 11 of his field goal attempts and scoring 24 points in the Thunderbirds' win over Arkansas on Tuesday.
THEY SAID IT: "I told Cedric (Bozeman) since we spent four years together in college (at UCLA), that we needed to go out before the All-Star break with something big. He had a triple-double and I went 11-for-11, so I guess we did that." ... Albuquerque forward Dijon Thompson told the Albuquerque Journal following Tuesday's game.
LISTEN UP: Tune in to the NBA Channel on SIRIUS Satellite Radio on Friday at 8 p.m. ET to hear Dijon Thompson's thoughts about his trip to the D-League All-Star Game, which will also air live on the SIRIUS NBA Channel.
STREAKS AND SUCH: Idaho is riding a league-record 12-game road winning streak going into games at Arkansas on Thursday and Friday. Sioux Falls snapped Austin's team-record win streak at nine games on Tuesday.
LEADERS...individual per game leaders in points, rebounds and assists through games of Feb. 13
PPG Player, Team
20.8 Von Wafer, COL
19.8 BJ Elder, AUS
19.6 Dijon Thompson, ABQ
19.2 Jawad Williams, ANA
19.1 Denham Brown, TUL
RPG Player, Team
9.9 Elton Brown, COL
9.3 Patrick O'Bryant, BAK
8.9 Dijon Thompson, ABQ
8.5 Mike Hall, TUL
8.1 Jeff Graves, IDA
APG Player, Team
10.7 Will Conroy, TUL
9.8 Randy Livingston, IDA
6.6 Gerry McNamara, BAK
6.6 Pooh Jeter, COL
5.1 Brandon Dean, ARK
STAMPEDE SPIRIT: The Idaho Stampede dance team, the Farmers and Merchants Bank Stampede Spirit, will perform at the inaugural Gillette NBA D-League All-Star Game in association with 24 Fitness. The team will also conduct dance clinics at the D-League Competition Court at NBA Jam Session.
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