D-League Performer of the Week: February 11, 2008

Sean Banks, Los Angeles D-Fenders

Sean Banks, Los Angeles D-Fenders
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Sean Banks of the Los Angeles D-Fenders is the 11th D-League Performer of the Week for the 2007-08 season. He is the first member of the D-Fenders to earn the honor this season.

In two games for Los Angeles this week, Banks averaged 31.0 points, 7.0 rebounds, and 2.5 assists. He scored a career-high 42 points on Saturday, including five three-pointers, to help the D-Fenders become the first team to defeat Idaho at home this season.

A 6-9 forward from Memphis, Banks will represent Los Angeles this Saturday in the D-League All-Star Game. This season he leads the team with 21.5 points while also adding 5.5 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game. Banks' scoring average places him fourth among current D-League players.

D-League Performer of the Week Archive

Honorable Mention:

Keith Langford, Austin: In two games for the Toros, Langford averaged 29.0 points, 6.5 rebounds, and 4.0 assists.

Jackie Manuel, Iowa: In two games for the Energy, Manuel averaged 25.0 points, 9.0 rebounds, and 3.5 assists.

Dwayne Mitchell, Iowa: Mitchell averaged 22.0 points, 8.5 rebounds and 2.0 assists in three games.

Elton Brown, Colorado: Brown averaged 20.7 points and 12.7 rebounds in three games.

Nick Fazekas, Tulsa: Fazekas averaged 17.5 points and 13.0 rebounds in two games.

Other Top D-League Performances

Daniel Horton, Albuquerque -17 points, 12 assists in Friday's win over Tulsa.
Guillermo Diaz, Anaheim - 25 points, five rebounds, three assists in Friday's win over Utah.
James Peters, Bakersfield -20 points, six rebounds in Tuesday's loss to Albuquerque.
Blake Ahearn, Dakota - 38 points, four rebounds, and seven assists in Tuesday's loss to Austin.
Earl Calloway, Fort Wayne - 33 points, five rebounds, four assists in Thursday's win over Colorado.
Randy Livingston, Idaho - 24 points, thirteen assists in Friday's win over Los Angeles.
Desmon Farmer, Rio Grande Valley - 34 points, five assists in Saturday's loss to Colorado.
Chris Alexander, Sioux Falls - 18 points, 18 rebounds in Sunday's loss to Iowa.
Morris Almond, Utah - 31 points in Tuesday's loss to Colorado.