Othyus Jeffers Named NBA Development League Performer of the Week

NEW YORK, Dec. 2 2013 – Othyus Jeffers of the Iowa Energy was today named NBA Development League Performer of the Week for games played Nov. 22 – Dec. 1.

A 6-5, 200-pound guard/forward out of Robert Morris, Jeffers averaged 25.5 points, 12.8 rebounds and 4.3 assists to lead Iowa to a 3-1 week to start the season.

Jeffers recorded two double-doubles during the week, a 29-point, 17-rebound outing in a 123-102 road win over Tulsa and a 29-point, 16-rebound performance in a 108-98 loss at Sioux Falls.

The award is the first for Jeffers this season and the third of his career, having twice earned the honor during the 2010-11 season.

Other top performers considered include Austin’s Eric Dawson, Bakersfield’s Brian Butch, Canton’s Jorge Gutierrez, Delaware’s Steve Weingarten, Erie’s Scott Suggs, Fort Wayne’s Ron Howard, Idaho’s Richard Howell, Los Angeles’ Malcolm Thomas, Maine’s Chris Wright, Rio Grande Valley’s Troy Daniels, Santa Cruz’s Seth Curry, Sioux Falls’ DeAndre Liggins, Springfield’s Willie Reed, Texas’ Devin Ebanks, and Tulsa’s Mario Little.