Oklahoma City Thunder Re-Assign Daniel Orton, DeAndre Liggins and Perry Jones III to NBA D-League Affiliate Tulsa 66ers

The trio will be available when Rio Grande Valley takes on Tulsa in Game 1 of the semis tonight

NEW YORK, April 19, 2013 – The Oklahoma City Thunder today re-assigned Perry Jones, Jeremy Lamb and DeAndre Liggins to the Tulsa 66ers, the Thunder’s NBA Development League affiliate. The assignments are the record 182nd, 183rd and 184th of the 2012-13 NBA and NBA D-League seasons, and Jones, Lamb and Liggins are three of the record 58 NBA players to have been assigned to the NBA D-League this season.

Jones (6-11, 235, Baylor) has appeared in 38 games for Oklahoma City this season, averaging 2.3 points, 1.6 rebounds and 7.4 minutes. In his previous stints with Tulsa, Jones averaged 14.3 points, 7.3 rebounds and 32.3 minutes in 15 regular season games and 10.0 points, 5.7 rebounds and 33.7 minutes in three post season games.

Lamb (6-5, 180, Connecticut) has played in 23 games for the Thunder this season, averaging 3.1 points and 6.4 minutes. In his previous assignments to the 66ers, he averaged 21.0 points, 5.3 rebounds and 32.9 minutes in 21 regular season games and 20.3 points, 5.7 rebounds and 37.3 minutes in three post season games.

Liggins (6-6, 209, Kentucky) has played in 39 games this season for Oklahoma City, averaging 1.5 points, 1.4 rebounds and 7.4 minutes. During his previous assignments to Tulsa, he appeared in 19 regular season games, averaging 11.6 points, 6.9 rebounds and 34.2 minutes and three postseason games, averaging 12.7 points, 5.0 rebounds and 27.0 minutes.

Jones, Lamb and Liggins are expected to join the 66ers today and be available when the team hosts the Rio Grande Valley Vipers in the first game of the second round of the 2013 NBA D-League Playoffs tonight in Tulsa.

Thunder fans can follow the trio during their time with Tulsa by logging onto NBADLeague.com powered by YouTube to watch all of the 66ers games live, online, for free.