Los Angeles Reacquires Marcus White

December 3, 2008 - NBA G League (G League) - Los Angeles D-Fenders News Release

EL SEGUNDO, CA - The Los Angeles D-Fenders have reacquired forward Marcus White and waived forward Ryan Forehan-Kelly due to injury, it was announced today. The active roster now stands at 10.

White was originally drafted by the D-Fenders in the third round (38th selection) of the 2007 NBA Development League Draft, but missed 51 games for the D-Fenders after tearing the meniscus in his right knee in Los Angeles' season opener on November 25, 2007. The 6'8" forward finished his collegiate career at Purdue where he averaged 10.1 points and 4.0 rebounds in 19.2 minutes a contest. He spent his first three seasons at the University of Connecticut where he won a National Championship in 2004.

Forehan-Kelly scored seven points and grabbed five rebounds in 27 minutes off the bench for the D-Fenders in their 2008-09 season opener against Bakersfield.

White will be in uniform for tonight's game in Bakersfield.

The D-Fenders, in conjunction with Spalding, are offering FREE tickets to their game against the Tulsa 66ers on Sunday, December 7th as part of their "Season of Cheering." Tip-off is scheduled for 12:00pm at STAPLES Center. For information on how to get your free tickets, visit or call (310) 426-6000.

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