Cavs Assign Eyenga to Canton Charge
CLEVELAND, OH - January 4, 2012 - The Cleveland Cavaliers have assigned guard/forward Christian Eyenga to the Canton Charge, the Cavaliers exclusively owned and operated NBA Development League team, Cavaliers General Manager Chris Grant announced today.
Eyenga has appeared in one game with the Cavaliers during the regular season, playing one minute against Charlotte on January 3. He appeared in one preseason game, totaling two points, five rebounds and three assists in 24 minutes.
The 6-foot-7 210-pounder played in 44 games (18 starts) last season for the Cavs and averaged 6.9 points, 2.8 rebounds, 0.8 assists and 0.8 steals in 21.5 minutes per game. He also appeared in 15 games (13 starts) for the Erie BayHawks of the NBA Development League (and the Cavaliers former affiliate) last season, averaging 12.3 points on .531 shooting, 4.7 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 26.0 minutes per game.