San Antonio Spurs Assign Cory Joseph
to NBA D-League Affiliate Austin Toros

NEW YORK, Jan. 3, 2012 – The San Antonio Spurs assigned guard Cory Joseph to the Austin Toros, the Spurs’ NBA D-League affiliate, it was announced today. The assignment marks the 12th time in the 2011-12 season an NBA player has been assigned to an NBA D-League affiliate. It marks the first assignment for Joseph.

Joseph (6-3, 185) is in his rookie season and has appeared in four games this season with the Spurs. Selected by the Spurs with the 29th overall pick of the 2011 NBA Draft out of the University of Texas, he started all 36 games in his lone season with the Longhorns and named to the Big 12 All-Rookie Team and earned All-Big 12 Honorable Mention.