D-League Performer of the Week: March 3, 2008

Brian Chase, Los Angeles D-Fenders
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Brian Chase, Los Angeles D-Fenders

Brian Chase of the Los Angeles D-Fenders is the 13th D-League Performer of the Week for the 2007-08 season. He is the second member of the D-Fenders to earn the honor this season.

In three games for Los Angeles this week, Chase averaged 29.6 points, 6.7 rebounds, and 4.7 assists. He scored a season-high 39 points and made seven three-pointers in Sunday's win over the Idaho Stampede. Chase set his previous season high on Tuesday when he scored 32 points in a win over Anaheim.

A 5-10 guard from Virginia Tech, Chase is averaging 16.3 points, 3.6 rebounds, and 3.6 assists in his second D-League season with the D-Fenders. Last season he appared in the D-League All-Star Game and earned Honorable Mention All-D-League honors.

D-League Performer of the Week Archive

Honorable Mention:

Blake Ahearn, Dakota: Ahearn averaged 29.0 points, 4.3 assists and shot 10-23 on three-pointers for the Wizards.

Desmon Farmer, Rio Grande Valley: Farmer averaged 35.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 5.5 assists in two games for the Vipers, shooting 8-17 on three-pointers.

David Noel, Tulsa: Noel averaged 30.0 points and 8.5 rebounds in two games while on assignment from the Bucks.

Justin Bowen, Austin: Bowen averaged 28.0 points and 9.0 rebounds in two games for the Toros.

Rod Benson, Dakota: Benson averaged 19.6 points and 17.7 rebounds in three games, including a 24-rebound game on Sunday.

Kasib Powell, Sioux Falls: Powell averaged 25.5 points and 6.3 rebounds in four games for the Skyforce.

Other Top D-League Performances

Kevin Pittsnogle, Albuquerque - 27 points, five rebounds in Sunday's win over Albuquerque.
Marcus Campbell, Anaheim - 20 points,14 rebounds in Saturday's loss to Austin.
Justin Reed, Bakersfield - 32 points, seven rebounds in Saturday's loss to Sioux Falls.
Eddie Gill, Colorado - 33 points,12 assists in Sunday's loss to Tulsa.
Earl Calloway, Fort Wayne - 25 points, seven rebounds, seven assists in Friday's loss to Austin.
Randy Livingston, Idaho - 27 points, seven rebounds, eight assists in Thursday's win over Los Angeles.
Daequan Cook, Iowa - 26 points, seven rebounds in Sunday's win over Albuquerque.
Brian Hamilton, Utah - 17points, 13 rebounds in Friday's win over Anaheim.