D-Fenders Acquire Reeves Nelson
EL SEGUNDO - The Los Angeles D-Fenders have acquired forward Reeves Nelson, it was announced today.
Nelson, a 6-8, 235 pound forward out of UCLA, was most recently a member of the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the NBA Development League in November 2012. Prior to joining the Vipers, Nelson played for the Los Angeles Lakers during the 2012 NBA preseason, averaging 1.3 points and 4.0 rebounds in 11.0 minutes over three games. Additionally, Nelson suited up for the 2012 Lakers Summer League team where he averaged 4.0 points and 5.3 rebounds in 16.3 minutes of play. Named to the All- PAC 10 first team following his sophomore year, Nelson played in 68 games for the Bruins averaging 12.1 points, 7.3 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 27.0 minutes.
The D-Fenders next play on Saturday, March 30th at 7pm against the Santa Cruz Warriors (NBA Affiliate: Golden State Warriors) and conclude their schedule of regular season home games with Fan Appreciation Night on Wednesday, April 3rd at 7pm versus the Canton Charge (NBA Affiliate: Cleveland Cavaliers).