Pierre Jackson named NBA Development League performer of the week

BOISE, Idaho, February 10, 2014 –Pierre Jackson today was named NBA Development League Performer of the Week for games played Monday, Feb. 3 through Sunday, Feb. 9.

Jackson, a 5-11, 176-pound guard from Baylor, led Idaho to a 2-1 week and averaged 41.7 points on .561 (46-of-82) shooting, to go along with 4.7 assists and 4.3 rebounds. On Feb. 4, Jackson set an NBA D-League record with 58 points on .727 (24-for-33) shooting, while recording eight assists and six rebounds in a 136-122 win over the Texas Legends. He connected on 7-of-13 attempts from 3-point range and his 24 field goals made became a new franchise record. This is the third time Jackson has been named NBA Development League Performer of the Week this season.

Other top performers considered include Austin’s Courtney Fells, Canton’s Arinze Onuaku, Los Angeles’ Manny Harris, Maine’s Chris Wright, Rio Grande Valley’s Tim Ohlbrecht, Sioux Falls’ Justin Hamilton and Tre Kelley, and Springfield’s Darius Johnson-Odom.