Maine Red ClawsAcquire 2014 3rd and 4th Round Draft Picks

PORTLAND, Maine – February 8, 2014 – The Maine Red Claws, presented by Unum, announced today that they have completed a three team trade with the Erie BayHawks and Sioux Falls Skyforce. Maine has received Sioux Falls’ 2014 3rd round selection and Erie’s 4th round selection. As part of the transaction, the Red Claws have sent center Ty Walker to the Erie BayHawks. Sioux Falls received Alex Oriakhi from Erie.

In 25 games (17 starts) with the Red Claws, Walker (7-0, 230, Wake Forest) held averages of 6.5 points while shooting .630 from the field, 7.4 rebounds and 3.5 blocks. Walker ranks 2nd in the D-League for blocks per game and 21st in rebounds per contest. He joined the Red Claws after participating in an invitation tryout in the fall.