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Damion Lee and Kendrick Nunn Named to Midseason All-NBA G League Western Conference Team

February 11, 2019 - NBA G League (G League) - Santa Cruz Warriors News Release

SANTA CRUZ, CA - Golden State Warriors two-way guard Damion Lee and Santa Cruz Warriors guard Kendrick Nunn have been named to the 2018-19 Midseason All-NBA G League Western Conference Team, the league announced today. For the second consecutive season, the Midseason All-NBA G League teams are voted on by NBA G League coaches, general managers and players for their first half performance in the 2018-19 season.

Lee has appeared in 20 games (all starts) for Santa Cruz and recorded a team-high 19.8 points on 46.6 percent shooting from the field (138-of-296 FG) and a team-high 38.7 percent from three (36-of-93 3FG), to go along with 5.9 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.05 steals in 30.9 minutes. In 17 games with the Back-to-Back NBA Champion Golden State Warriors, Lee is averaging 5.0 points, 1.9 rebounds and 0.2 assists on 47.6 percent shooting (13-29) in 11.9 minutes.

Nunn has appeared in 35 games off the bench for the Santa Cruz Warriors this season, averaging 19.6 points, 3.7 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.49 steals in 28.5 minutes. The first-year guard from Oakland University (MI) owns all three 30-point games for Santa Cruz this season, the most by a bench player in the NBA G League this season.

Joining Lee and Nunn on the Midseason All-NBA G League Western Conference Team are Angel Delgado and Johnathan Motley (Agua Caliente Clippers), Darius Johnson-Odom (Iowa Wolves), Deonte Burton and Scotty Hopson (Oklahoma City Blue), Bruno Caboclo (Rio Grande Valley Vipers), Willie Reed (Salt Lake City Stars), Yante Maten and Duncan Robinson (Sioux Falls Skyforce) as well as Daryl Macon (Texas Legends),

Replacing the traditional NBA G League All-Star Game for the second consecutive year, the Midseason All-NBA G League Western Conference Teams select the 24 top performers, 12 in each conference, based on their performance in games played through January 22, 2019 and being on an active roster. Two-way players and players on assignment from the NBA were both eligible to receive Midseason All-NBA G League recognition.

Santa Cruz will conclude their three-game road trip on Wednesday, February 13 against the Raptors 905, the NBA G League affiliate of the Toronto Raptors. The Warriors will then return to the Bay Area on Sunday, February 24 to host the Oklahoma City Blue (25-12) at Oracle Arena (tip-off 5:00 p.m. PST, NBC Sports Bay Area). The first 10,000 fans in attendance that afternoon will receive a limited-edition Klay Thompson Santa Cruz Edition Bobblehead. For tickets to the team's game at Oracle Arena, visit santacruzbasketball.com or call (831) 713-4400.


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