NBA Development League Announces 2007-08 GATORADE All-League Selections
Randy Livingston was named First Team All-D-League for the second straight year.
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NEW YORK, April 6, 2008 – Sioux Falls Skyforce forward Kasib Powell, the 2008 NBA Development League’s Most Valuable Player and 2007 MVP Randy Livingston an Idaho Stampede guard, headline the 2007-08 GATORADE All-NBA Development League First Team. The squad is rounded out by Colorado guard Eddie Gill, Los Angeles forward Sean Banks and Austin’s Ian Mahinmi, an assigned center from the San Antonio Spurs.
Two members of the Dakota Wizards – guard Blake Ahearn, currently with the Miami Heat and center Rod Benson - earned spots on the GATORADE All-NBA Development League Second Team. The duo from Dakota is joined by Austin guard Andre Barrett, Colorado forward Kaniel Dickens and Idaho forward Lance Allred, currently with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
The GATORADE All-NBA Development League Third Team consists of Colorado guard Billy Thomas, Utah’s Morris Almond, a guard on assignment from the Utah Jazz, Dakota forward Carlos Powell, former Austin forward Marcus Williams, currently playing with the Los Angeles Clippers and Los Angeles center Jelani McCoy.
“With so many talented players in the League this year, it was a challenge for our coaches to select the All-League teams,” Chris Alpert, D-League Vice President of Basketball Operations and Player Personnel said. “The League congratulates the First, Second and Third team selections, as well as the honorable mentions, for their phenomenal seasons.”
The All-NBA Development League team results:
* - player currently in NBA
2007-08 ALL-NBA DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE FIRST TEAM
|Guard||Randy Livingston||Idaho Stampede|
|Guard||Eddie Gill||Colorado 14ers|
|Forward||Kasib Powell||Sioux Falls Skyforce|
|Forward||Sean Banks||Los Angeles D-Fenders|
|Center||Ian Mahinmi||Austin Toros/Spurs|
2007-08 ALL-NBA DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE SECOND TEAM
|Guard||Andre Barrett||Austin Toros|
|Guard||Blake Ahearn*||Dakota Wizards|
|Forward||Kaniel Dickens||Colorado 14ers|
|Forward||Lance Allred*||Idaho Stampede|
|Center||Rod Benson||Dakota Wizards|
2007-08 ALL-NBA DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE THIRD TEAM
|Guard||Billy Thomas||Colorado 14ers|
|Guard||Morris Almond*||Utah Flash/Jazz|
|Forward||Carlos Powell||Dakota Wizards|
|Forward||Marcus Williams*||Austin Toros|
|Center||Jelani McCoy||Los Angeles D-Fenders|