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February 27, 2007 - NBA G League (G League) News Release

Today's Games
Fort Worth at Sioux Falls, 7 p.m. CT

TODAY'S SERIES INFO
Fort Worth at Sioux Falls: Flyers lead 2-1. Seventh in nine-game homestand for Skyforce.

Monday's Results
Colorado 119, Dakota 94
Anaheim 114, Arkansas 106

CHECK THE BOX: Click on the links below to check out the box scores from Monday's games.
http://www.nba.com/dleague/games/20070226/DAKCOL/boxscore.html
http://www.nba.com/dleague/games/20070226/ARKANA/boxscore.html

MONDAY'S BEST...top numbers from games on February 26
Points: 24, Steven Smith, ANA. Rebounds: 13, Rod Benson, DAK. Assists: 13, Pooh Jeter, COL. Steals: 6, Pooh Jeter, COL. Blocks: 8, Mike Harris, COL; 8, Kevin Lyde, DAK. 3FGM: 4, Tony Bobbitt, COL; 4, Antoine Hood, COL.

PINKNEY PERFORMANCE: Kevinn Pinkney of the Bakersfield Jam is the D-League Performer of the Week for February 26. He is the first player from Bakersfield to earn the honor this season. Pinkney led the Jam to a 3-0 record last week as the team extended its winning streak to six games. Over the three games, Pinkney averaged 24.3 points, 9.6 rebounds while shooting .700 (28-of-40) from the field.

LEADERS ... individual per game leaders in points, rebounds and assists
PPG Player, Team
20.1 BJ Elder, AUS
19.6 Jawad Williams, ANA
19.5 Dijon Thompson, ABQ
19.3 Denham Brown, TUL
19.2 Kevinn Pinkney, BAK

RPG Player, Team
9.5 Elton Brown, COL
9.0 Dijon Thompson, ABQ
8.5 Mike Hall, TUL
7.9 Andre Patterson, LA
7.4 Kevinn Pinkney, BAK

APG Player Team
10.8 Will Conroy, TUL
9.8 Randy Livingston, IDA
6.7 Pooh Jeter, COL
6.6 Gerry McNamara, BAK
5.1 Brandon Dean, ARK

ILIC TO 14ers: The New Jersey Nets assigned rookie Mile Ilic to Colorado on Monday. A 7'2" center from Serbia, Ilic was the second round (43rd overall) pick of the Nets in the 2005 NBA Draft. He has appeared in five games this season, totaling six minutes of action.

FIRST MAKES 26: Mile Ilic is the first player assigned by the Nets to the D-League, increasing the number of NBA teams that have now utilized the assignment system to 26.

THE DREAM, ESPN2: The second episode of "NBA D-League: The Dream Starts Here", airs Wednesday, February 28 at 4:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2.

TODAY ON NBA TV
Time (ET) Game or Show
3:30 p.m. This Week in the D-League (tape from 2/23)
4 p.m. Anaheim at Bakersfield (tape from 2/23)

MEDIA TIMEOUT...links to a sampling of the latest news from around the NBA D-League
http://desmoinesregister.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070227/SPORTS14/702270432/-1/LIFE04
http://www.blackathlete.net/artman/publish/article_02972.shtml

THEY SAID IT: "We needed it, whether it was a one point win or a 25 point win, we just needed a feel good win," Colorado coach Joe Wolf said after the 14ers snapped a four-game home losing skid with a win over Dakota on Monday.


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