D-League Performer of the Week: December 3, 2007

Jeremy Richardson, Fort Wayne Mad Ants

Jeremy Richardson, Fort Wayne Mad Ants
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Jeremy Richardson of the Fort Wayne Mad Ants is the second D-League Performer of the Week for the 2007-08 season.

Richardson led the Mad Ants to their first two wins in team history over the past week. On Thursday he scored a D-League season-high 40 points with six rebounds and five assists in a win over the Iowa Energy. Richardson returned to action on Sunday with 30 points and seven rebounds to lead the Mad Ants to another win over the Energy. For the week Richardson averaged 35.0 points, 6.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists in two games, while shooting .532 (25-47) from the field.

Richardson, a 6-7 guard in his second season from Delta State, was selected by Fort Wayne in the first round (second overall) of the 2007 D-League Expansion Draft. Last season with the Fort Worth Flyers he was named Second Team All-D-League and earned GATORADE Call-Ups to the Atlanta Hawks and the Portland Trail Blazers after averaging 17.6 points in 34 D-League games. This season he currently ranks second in the D-League with 27.8 points per game.

D-League Performer of the Week Archive

Honorable Mention:

CJ Watson, Rio Grande Valley:Watson averaged 25.8 points, 6.3 rebounds, and 4.3 assists while leading the Vipers to a 3-1 record.

Darius Washington, Austin: In his first two games since being assigned from the San Antonio Spurs, Washington is averaging 29.0 points, 9.5 rebounds, and 6.0 assists.

Scooter McFadgon, Bakersfield: McFadgon averaged 23.0 points and 4.3 rebounds in his first three games since joining the Bakersfield Jam.

Gabe Muoneke, Rio Grande Valley: Muoneke averaged 23.2 points and 4.8 rebounds for the Vipers, who compiled a 3-1 record.

Sean Banks, Los Angeles: Banks scored 35 points with seven rebounds and five assists in a win over the Stampede on Tuesday, and averaged 24.5 points in four games last week.

Other Top D-League Performances

Alando Tucker, Albuquerque - 25 points, 12 rebounds in Saturday's loss to Idaho
Steven Smith, Anaheim - 28 points, seven rebounds in Wednesday's loss to Rio Grande Valley.
Elton Brown, Colorado - 31 points, ten rebounds in Wednesday's win over Iowa
Dontell Jefferson, Dakota - 27 points, six rebounds, five assists in Friday's loss to Utah.
Roberto Bergersen, Idaho - 30 points, seven rebounds in Saturday's win over Albuquerque
Dwayne Mitchell, Iowa - 27 points, 14 rebounds in Monday's win over Albuquerque
Nik Caner-Medley, Sioux Falls - 22 points, 11 rebounds in Friday's loss to Austin
Ramon Sessions, Tulsa - 33 points, nine assists, seven rebounds in Friday's loss to Colorado
Kevin Kruger, Utah - 25 points, six assists in Tuesday's loss to Dakota