SPURS ASSIGN GEE TO AUSTIN

SAN ANTONIO The San Antonio Spurs announced today that they have assigned guard Alonzo Gee to the Austin Toros, the NBA Development League team owned and operated by the Spurs.

The 6-6, 220 lbs. Gee was signed by San Antonio on 3/29. He had previously appeared in 11 games with the Washington Wizards where he averaged 7.4 points and 2.9 rebounds in 16.5 minutes. Prior to joining the Wizards, Gee had appeared in 36 games for the Toros where he averaged 21.0 points and 6.6 rebounds in 38.2 minutes. Gee has recorded four double-doubles for the Toros this season and notched a season-high 34 points vs. Sioux Falls on 1/6.

In his four years at Alabama, Gee averaged 12.7 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 128 career games. Gee started 96 consecutive games with the Crimson Tide and finished his collegiate career 11th in school history in scoring (1,630) and 18th in rebounds (730). An All-SEC selection in both his junior and senior seasons, he is only the 11th player in Alabama history to score at least 1,500 points and grab 700 rebounds.