MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES ASSIGN JOSH SELBY TO BIGHORNS
February 12, 2012
RENO, NEV.— The Memphis Grizzlies have assigned rookie guard Josh Selby to the Reno Bighorns, it was announced today. This marks the third NBA player assigned to the Bighorns this season.
Selby has played in 18 games with the Grizzlies this season, averaging 2.9 points, 1.4 assists, 0.7 rebounds and 0.4 steals in 10.3 minutes per game. His time in the NBA was highlighted on December 30 against the Houston Rockets when he had nine points and seven assists in 26 minutes.
Drafted in the second round (49th overall) of the 2011 NBA Draft out of Kansas, Selby joins former Kansas Jayhawk center Paul Mokeski, head coach of the Bighorns. Selby played one year for the Jayhawks, averaging 7.9 points, 2.2 assists and 2.2 rebounds in 26 games.
In his senior year of high school, Selby attended Lake Clifton High School and averaged 32 points, seven assists, five rebounds and two steals per game. He was ranked the top prospect out of high school by Rivals.com and was named the 2010-11 NCAA Preseason Rookie of the Year.
Fans can see Selby in action as the Bighorns take on the Austin Toros, NBA D-League affiliate of the San Antonio Spurs, on February 14 at the Reno Events Center.
Reno Bighorns group ticket packages are on sale today. Groups can experience one of the many Fan Experience Packages, including playing a game on the Bighorns court or performing a routine at halftime of a game. For more information call (775)853-8220 or visit RenoBighorns.com.