OTHYUS JEFFERS NAMED NBA DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE PERFORMER OF THE WEEK

NEW YORK, Dec. 2 2013 Othyus Jeffers of the Iowa Energy was today named NBA Development League Performer of the Week for games played Nov. 22 Dec. 1.

A 6-5, 200-pound guard/forward out of Robert Morris, Jeffers averaged 25.5 points, 12.8 rebounds and 4.3 assists to lead Iowa to a 3-1 week to start the season.

Jeffers recorded two double-doubles during the week, a 29-point, 17-rebound outing in a 123-102 road win over Tulsa and a 29-point, 16-rebound performance in a 108-98 loss at Sioux Falls.

The award is the first for Jeffers this season and the third of his career, having twice earned the honor during the 2010-11 season.

The Energy will host their Opening Day game on Sunday, December 8th at 4 PM featuring $1 hot dogs, the ZOOperstars, and a magnet schedule giveaway sponsored by Anderson Animal Hospital. Purchase tickets at DahlsTickets.com or call the Energy office at 564-8550.