Austin, TX Feb. 28, 2012 – Former Austin Toros forward Lance Thomas has signed with the New Orleans Hornets for the remainder of the 2011-12 season, it was earlier announced by the Hornets.
Thomas recently completed his second GATORADE Call-Up, appearing in nine games averaging 2.7 points and 3.7 rebounds.
Thomas (6-8, 225, Duke) started the season with the Toros playing in 19 games averaging 15.2 points and 7.7 rebounds. In 2010-11, Thomas averaged 12.6 points and 5.5 rebounds in 46 games (all starts).
The Toros travel to Frisco, Texas to take on the Legends this Thursday and Saturday before returning to host the Sioux Falls Skyforce on Thursday, March 8th for Girls Night Out. Tickets start at just $5. Call the Toros at 512.236.8333 or vistit austintoros.com for more information.