NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2009 – Phoenix Suns forward Taylor Griffin was assigned to the Iowa Energy, the Suns’ NBA D-League affiliate, it was announced today. The assignment is the seventh of the 2009-10 NBA D-League season.
Selected in the second round (48th overall) by the Phoenix Suns in the 2009 NBA Draft, Griffin has appeared in two regular season games for the Suns this year. In the 2009 NBA preseason, Griffin played in six games, scoring 11 points and grabbing 11 rebounds in 56 minutes.
A four-year contributor at Oklahoma, Griffin averaged 9.6 points and 5.8 rebounds during his senior campaign for the Sooners while shooting 54 percent from the field. During his college career, he was named to the Big 12 All-Academic Second Team during his sophomore, junior, and senior seasons.
Suns fans can stay in step with Griffin, who is expected to join the undefeated Energy this afternoon, by logging onto nba.com/dleague to watch all of the Energy’s games live, online, for free.