D-League Performer of the Week: February 25, 2008
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Kasib Powell of the Sioux Falls Skyforce is the 12th D-League Performer of the Week for the 2007-08 season. He is the first member of the Skyforce to earn the honor this season.
In two games for Sioux Falls this week, Powell averaged 27.0 points, 7.0 rebounds, and 5.0 assists. He scored a season-high 37 points on Sunday to lead Sioux Falls to a 130-116 win over Iowa, their fourth straight victory.
A 6-7 forward from Texas Tech, Powell represented the Skyforce in last week's D-League All-Star Game. This season he leads Sioux Falls with 20.5 points per game, which ranks sixth among current D-League players. Powell is also averaging 6.0 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 29 D-League games.
Blake Ahearn, Dakota: Ahearn averaged 28.0 points, 4.6 assists and shot 12-24 on three-pointers for the Wizards.
Elton Brown, Colorado: Brown led the 14ers to two wins while averaging 28.5 points and 13.5 rebounds.
Earl Calloway, Fort Wayne: Calloway averaged 27.0 points, 4.3 rebounds and 9.7 assists in three games for the Mad Ants.
Morris Almond, Utah: Almond averaged 29.5 points and 6.0 rebounds in two games while on assignment to Utah.
Mike Hall, Tulsa: Hall averaged 22.3 points and 8.0 rebounds in four games.
Other Top D-League Performances
Kevin Pittsnogle, Albuquerque - 25 points, eight rebounds in Friday's win over Rio Grande Valley.
Marcus Campbell, Anaheim - 22 points,19 rebounds in Friday's win over Anaheim.
Ian Mahinmi, Austin - 30 points, 15 rebounds in Saturday's win over Dakota.
Mike Taylor, Idaho - 29 points in Friday's win over Anaheim.
Doug Thomas, Iowa - 31 points, 11 assists in Sunday's loss to Sioux Falls.
Sean Banks, Los Angeles - 22 points, 14 rebounds, six assists in Tuesday's win over Tulsa.
Desmon Farmer, Rio Grande Valley - 33 points, six assists in Tuesday's loss to Colorado.