Cavaliers Recall Brown from Vipers


CLEVELAND, OH - January 17th, 2008 - The Cleveland Cavaliers have recalled guard Shannon Brown from the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the NBA Development League, Cavaliers General Manager Danny Ferry announced today.

Brown was assigned to Rio Grande Valley on Jan. 11 and played in four games for the Vipers. He averaged 23.8 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 42.5 minutes per game. Against the Dakota Wizards on Jan. 16, Brown scored a game-high 37 points on 13-24 shooting, grabbed five rebounds and dished out three assists.

In 12 games (four starts) for the Cavaliers this season, he is averaging 7.9 points, 1.3 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 16.4 minutes.