Los Angeles Lakers Re-Assign Darius Morris and Robert Sacre to NBA D-League Affiliate Los Angeles D-Fenders

Both players are expected to join the D-Fenders and be available when the team hosts the Austin Toros on Monday at 9:30 p.m. ET.

NEW YORK, March 9, 2013 – The Los Angeles Lakers today re-assigned Darius Morris and Robert Sacre to the Los Angeles D-Fenders, the Lakers’ NBA Development League affiliate. The assignments are the record 145th and 146st of the 2012-13 NBA and NBA D-League seasons. Morris and Sacre are among the record 55 NBA players to have been assigned to the NBA D-League this season.

Morris (6-4, 190, Michigan) has played in 42 games this season for Los Angeles, averaging 4.4 points, 1.7 assists and 1.2 rebounds. On Dec. 16, he tallied 15 points on 5-for-8 shooting from the field in a 111-98 win over the Philadelphia 76ers. Morris returns to the D-Fenders having played in one game on assignment last year, when he scored 21 points in a 99-98 win over the Dakota Wizards.

Sacre (7-0, 260, Gonzaga) has appeared in 27 games for the Lakers this season, averaging 1.5 points, 1.1 rebounds and 7.2 minutes. He has played in five games for the D-Fenders during his previous assignments, averaging 12.0 points, 8.6 rebounds and 32.4 minutes.

Both players are expected to join the D-Fenders and be available when the team hosts the Austin Toros on tonight at 9:30 p.m. ET.

Lakers fans can follow the duo during their time with the D-Fenders by logging onto NBADLeague.com powered by YouTube to watch all of the games live, online, for free.