The No. 12 pick out of the University of Connecticut becomes the third Assignment from the Oklahoma City Thunder
NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2012 Ė The Oklahoma City Thunder today assigned rookie guard/forward Jeremy Lamb to the Tulsa 66ers, the Thunderís NBA Development League affiliate. The assignment is the first for Lamb and the 20th of the 2012-13 NBA and NBA D-League seasons.
Lamb (6-5, 180, Connecticut) has appeared in eight games for the Thunder this season, averaging 2.1 points and 4.3 minutes. Originally selected in the first round (12th overall) of the 2012 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets, Lamb was traded to Oklahoma City in October.
In two seasons with the Huskies, Lamb averaged 14.1 points, 4.7 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 32.1 minutes, becoming only the sixth sophomore in Connecticut history to score 1,000 career points. Lamb was a member of the 2011 NCAA National Champinship team, recording 12 points in the title game against Butler and earning a spot on the NCAA Final Four All-Tournament team.
Lamb is expected to join the 66ers today and be available tomorrow, Nov. 30, when the team hosts the Rio Grande Valley Vipers in Tulsa.
Thunder fans can follow Lambís time with the 66ers by logging onto NBADLeague.com to watch all of the teamís games live, onilne, for free.