Kasib Powell and Desmon Farmer Named D-League Co-Players Of The Month

Desmon Farmer/Kasib Powell
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NEW YORK – March 4, 2008 – Sioux Falls forward Kasib Powell and Rio Grande Valley guard Desmon Farmer were today named NBA Development League co-players of the month for games played in February.

Powell, a D-League All-Star from Texas Tech, averaged 22.6 points, connecting on 19-of-36 three-point attempts, 5.6 rebounds and 3.4 assists for the Skyforce in February. Sioux Falls, which went 8-3 in February, is one game out of first place in the D-League’s Central Division.

Farmer led Rio Grande Valley scorers in eight of 11 games played during the month, including two 39-point outings against Los Angeles on Feb. 17, and Fort Wayne on Feb. 26. In 11 games in February, the former Seattle SuperSonic averaged 26.8 points, including 36-of-71 three pointers, while dishing out 4.4 assists and grabbing 3.8 rebounds per game.

Powell and Farmer join CJ Watson, who earned the honor in November and December, and Elton Brown, who received the distinction for January, as D-League Player of the Month honorees this season.

Fans can keep up with Powell, Farmer, and all of the D-Leaguers by logging onto www.d-league.com/watch to watch all D-League games streamed live for free.