Skyforce Acquires Two Former NBA Players
Sioux Falls, S.D. (Jan. 3, 2013) - The Sioux Falls Skyforce announced today that the team has acquired guard Donald Sloan and forward Mychel Thompson from the Erie BayHawks in a three-team deal. Erie receives forward Mike Singletary from the Rio Grande Valley Vipers and a second round pick in the 2013 NBA Development League Draft from Sioux Falls. Rio Grande Valley receives guard Andrew Goudelock to complete the trade.
Sloan has NBA career averages of 5.0 points and 2.7 assists in 53 games with the Cleveland Cavaliers (45), New Orleans Hornets (3) and Atlanta Hawks (5). He averaged 4.0 points and 1.9 assists in 20 games with the Cavaliers this season before being waived on Dec. 25. The 6-3, 205-pound guard averaged 22.8 points, 5.1 rebounds and 7.4 assists in eight games with Erie last season before earning a call-up to Atlanta. He was later signed by New Orleans before eventually finishing the season with Cleveland.
Thompson averaged 10.3 points and 4.4 rebounds in 12 games (all starts) with Erie this season after attending training camp with the New York Knicks. He was named to the NBA Development League All-Rookie Second Team after averaging 13.8 points and 4.1 rebounds last season. The 6-7, 215-pound forward averaged 3.6 points and 1.4 assists in five games (three starts) with Cleveland last season.
Season tickets and 12-ticket flex packs for the 2012-13 season are on sale. Discounts and benefits are available for groups of 10 or more. For more information please contact a Skyforce representative at (605) 332-0605.
• Discuss this story on the NBA G League message board...
NBA G League Stories from January 3, 2013
- Charge Injury Update - Canton Charge
- Armor Fall to Canton - Springfield Armor
- Charge Top Armor for Third-Straight Win - Canton Charge
- Santa Cruz Warriors Fall to Mad Ants - Santa Cruz Warriors
- Austin Toros Lose at Home 109-107 - Austin Spurs
- Harper Four-Point Play Wins It for Idaho - Idaho Stampede
- Vipers Acquire Goudelock from Sioux Falls - Rio Grande Valley Vipers
- Skyforce Acquires Two Former NBA Players - Sioux Falls Skyforce
- BayHawks Acquire Singletary and Draft Pick - Erie BayHawks
- Cleveland Cavaliers Re-Assign Jon Leuer to NBA D-League Affiliate Canton Charge - G League
- Cavaliers Assign Leuer to Charge - Canton Charge
- Johnson and Plumlee Reassigned to Fort Wayne - Fort Wayne Mad Ants
- Armor Re-Acquire Dennis Horner - Springfield Armor
- Bighorns Back in Action this Weekend - Reno Bighorns
- Indiana Pacers Re-Assign Plumlee and Johnson to NBA D-League Affiliate Fort Wayne Mad Ants - G League
The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.