Legends Acquire Two Draft Picks in Trade with Red Claws
Frisco, TX DEC. 30, 2011 - The Texas Legends announced today that Jerome Randle and Lawrence Hill have been traded to the Maine Red Claws for their 2nd and 3rd round selections in the 2012 NBA Development League Draft.
Randle, a 5-10 guard, was a training camp invite of the Dallas Mavericks, and played in two preseason games averaging 11.0 points and 2.0 assists in 18.0 minutes. Randle is the reigning Pac-10 player of the year and earned an AP honorable mention All-American honors for his senior season at Cal where he averaged 18.6 points, 4.3 assists, and made 93.3% of his shots from the free throw line.
Hill, a 6-8 forward, was invited to the Sacramento Kings training camp and appeared in one preseason game where he grabbed one rebound. Hill has played in the NBA Summer League for the Phoenix Suns, and the Golden State Warriors. In college, Hill earned All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention honors as a senior for the Stanford Cardinals averaging 13.6 points and 5.9 rebounds. In his sophomore campaign Hill was an All-Pac-10 selection leading the team in points (15.7) and rebounds (6.0) for the season. In 2005 Hill was chosen as the Arizona Gatorade Player of the Year for Basketball.
Filling out the Texas Legends roster is the returning Matt Rogers who was invited to the Indiana Pacers training camp and Jamal Sampson who comes back from the Boston Celtics training camp.
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