Top NBA Prospects Highlight 2014 All-NBA D-League Showcase Team

NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2014 Fifteen top NBA prospects were selected to the All-NBA Development League Showcase First, Second, and Third teams, as selected by a panel of NBA Scouts and NBA D-League personnel following the five-day, 17-game NBA D-League Showcase that took place this week in Reno, Nev.

Top prospects and Troy Daniels (Rio Grande Valley Vipers), Ike Diogu (Bakersfield Jam), Pierre Jackson (Idaho Stampede), and James Nunnally (Bakersfield) were joined by NBA-assignee Shabazz Muhammad (Iowa Energy, on assignment from the Minnesota Timberwolves) on the First Team All-NBA D-League Showcase for their efforts in Reno this week.

Seth Curry (Santa Cruz Warriors), Nando De Colo (Austin Toros, on assignment from the San Antonio Spurs), Dewayne Dedmon (Santa Cruz), Devin Ebanks (Texas Legends) and Trey McKinney-Jones (Fort Wayne Mad Ants), comprise the Second Team All-NBA D-League Showcase, while Robert Covington (Rio Grande Valley on assignment from the Houston Rockets), Ron Howard (Fort Wayne), DeAndre Liggins (Sioux Falls Skyforce), K.C. Rivers (Reno Bighorns) and Malcolm Thomas (Austin on assignment from San Antonio) round out the Third Team selections.

In total, nine of the fifteen players selected to All-Showcase teams have NBA experience, while an additional 10 prospects earned Honorable Mention accolades.

A full list of All-Showcase Team selections is below.

All-Showcase Teams
2014 NBA D-League Showcase First Team:
Troy DanielsRio Grande Valley Vipers
Ike DioguBakersfield Jam
Pierre JacksonIdaho Stampede
Shabazz Muhammad*Iowa Energy
James NunnallyBakersfield Jam
2014 NBA D-League Showcase Second Team:
Seth CurrySanta Cruz Warriors
Nando De Colo*Austin Toros
Dewayne DedmonSanta Cruz Warriors
Devin EbanksTexas Legends
Trey McKinney-JonesFort Wayne Mad Ants
2014 NBA D-League Showcase Third Team:
Robert Covington*Rio Grande Valley Vipers
Ron HowardFort Wayne Mad Ants
DeAndre LigginsSioux Falls Skyforce
K.C. RiversReno Bighorns
Malcolm Thomas*Austin Toros
2014 NBA D-League Showcase Honorable Mention:
Hilton ArmstrongSanta Cruz Warriors
Lorenzo Brown*Delaware 87ers
Justin BrownleeErie BayHawks
Mo CharloReno Bighorns
Manny HarrisLos Angeles D-Fenders
Dennis HornerSpringfield Armor
Othyus JeffersIowa Energy
Chris JohnsonRio Grande Valley Vipers
Darius Johnson-OdomSpringfield Armor
Cam JonesSanta Cruz Warriors
*- indicates on assignment from the NBA