Idaho's Dee Bost Named NBA D-League Performer of the Week
NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2013 -- The Idaho Stampede’s Dee Bost today was named NBA Development League Performer of the Week for games played Monday, Feb. 17 – Sunday, Feb. 23. The honor is the first for Bost this season.
Bost, a 6-2, 176-pound guard from Mississippi State, led Idaho to a 2-0 week, including wins over the Maine Red Claws and Los Angeles D-Fenders. Bost averaged a 20.5-point, 14.5-assist, 11.5-rebound triple-double last week while shooting 36 percent from the floor.
On Feb. 19, Bost, who leads the NBA D-League in minutes (42.0 mpg), played wire-to-wire against the Red Claws, scoring 29 points to go with 14 assists, seven rebounds, two steals and a block. He came back three days later to record his fifth triple-double of the season when he finished with 12 points, 16 rebounds, 15 assists and four steals at Los Angeles.
On the season, Bost is averaging an NBA D-League best 8.9 assists, to go with 16.2 points and 6.4 rebounds.
Other top performers considered include Austin’s Courtney Fells, Rio Grande Valley’s Robert Covington, playing on assignment from the Houston Rockets, Santa Cruz Warriors’ Ognjen Kuzmic, playing on assignment from the Golden State Warriors, Sioux Falls’ Justin Hamilton, Springfield’s Willie Reed and Tulsa’s Grant Jerrett.