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Walker Russell, Jr. Returns to the Reno Bighorns

February 27, 2014 - NBA G League (G League) - Reno Bighorns News Release

RENO, NV, February 27, 2014 -The Reno Bighorns have claimed guard Walker Russell, Jr. He will join the team immediately.

Russell, Jr. previously played for the Reno Bighorns during the 2012-13 season averaging 10.1 points, 6.7 assists, and 3.3 rebounds in 21 games.

Russell, Jr., who played collegiately at Jacksonville State, has spent time in the NBA with the Oklahoma City Thunder and Detroit Pistons. During the 2011-12 season, Russell appeared in 28 games for the Pistons, averaging 3.0 points and 2.1 assists per game.

He will fill the roster spot left vacant by Brandon Heath. The Bighorns roster now stands at 11 players.

The Bighorns next home game is Monday, March 3rd at 7:00 p.m. against the Santa Cruz Warriors at the Reno Events Center. Tickets are available now. For more information contact the Bighorns at 775-853-8220, or log onto

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