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Toros Trade Thomas Gardner for Eric Boateng

February 2, 2011 - NBA G League (G League) - Austin Spurs News Release

Austin, TX Feb. 2, 2011 - The Austin Toros today announced a three team trade sending Thomas Gardner to the Reno Bighorns in exchange for Idaho Stampede center Eric Boateng. Reno traded a third round draft pick in the 2011 D-League draft to Idaho.

Boateng, 6-10, 257 pounds, played 18 games with the Idaho Stampede averaging five points and five rebounds. He played with the New York Knicks during the 2010 NBA summer league, and was signed by the Denver Nuggets where he saw action in five 2010-11 preseason games. In three seasons at Arizona State, Boateng averaged five points and four rebounds.

Boateng will join the Toros on the road as they face the Fort Wayne Mad Ants on Thursday, February 3 at 6pm (CT). Fans can watch the game free of charge on NBA Futurecast.

The Toros are back at home Saturday, February 5 against the Erie Bayhawks at noon. Family Day presented by Austin Regional Clinic offers $1 hotdogs and $2 sodas for fans. For more information, please call (512) 236-8333 or visit

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