Phoenix Suns Recall Guard De'Anthony Melton
PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. - The Phoenix Suns announced today that they have recalled guard De'Anthony Melton from the Northern Arizona Suns.
Melton played three games in his second assignment to the NBA G League, where he averaged 18.7 points, 7.0 rebounds and 6.0 assists. On Tuesday at the Iowa Wolves, Melton became the second player in team history to achieve a triple-double (19 points, 13 assists, 10 rebounds), and first in the league overall to record one within his first two career NBA G League games since Jae Crowder did it in the 2013-14 campaign.
Overall, Melton has played four games in the NBA G League, averaging 18.0 points, 7.3 rebounds and 6.0 assists in 36.0 minutes per game. He is the only player in the league averaging at least 18 points, seven rebounds and six assists.
The Phoenix Suns next play tonight at the New Orleans Pelicans at 5 p.m. MT.
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