Red Claws Acquire Tyrius Walker
PORTLAND, Maine - The Maine Red Claws, presented by Unum, announced today that the team has acquired guard Tyrius Walker from the available player pool.
Walker replaces Marcus Georges-Hunt on the Red Claws' roster, who was waived due to season-ending injury.
Walker, a rookie out of Morehouse College (NCAA Div. II), participated in both the New York Knicks NBA Summer League and Training Camp. He played in 3 Summer League games, averaging 6.3 points per game. A four-year standout at Morehouse, Walker averaged 22.8 points, 5.4 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game his senior season.
Georges-Hunt played in 9 games with Maine this season before injuring his knee, averaging 13.1 points and 4.7 rebounds per game.
The Red Claws return to action Friday night against Wisconsin at the Portland Expo. Tickets are on sale now by calling 207-210-6655 or visiting MaineRedClaws.com.
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