Stars Acquire Rayvonte Rice
SALT LAKE CITY - The Salt Lake City Stars, the official NBA G League affiliate of the Utah Jazz, announced today the acquisition of forward Rayvonte Rice from the available player pool. In a related move, the team waived forward Casdon Jardine.
Rice (6-4, 220, Illinois) joins the Stars with 173 games (112) starts, internationally, since the 2015-16 season. The Champaign, Ill., native owns international career averages of 16 points and 4.4 rebounds.
Most recently, Rice appeared in two games for Ionikos Nikaias of the HEBA A1 (Greece) during the 2021-22 season where he averaged 12.5 point per contest.
Prior to his time overseas, the veteran forward played two seasons at Drake University before transferring to University of Illinois. Rice appeared in 123 games (118 starts) in his collegiate career owning averages of 15.7 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.7 steals.
Jardine appeared in one game for the Stars, scoring three points in five minutes.
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