Vipers Re-Sign Conroy

January 25, 2012

MCALLEN, TEXAS – The NBA Development League Rio Grande Valley Vipers today announced the re-signing of guard Will Conroy.

Conroy was an integral member of the Vipers’ 2010 NBA D-League Championship team. During the 2009-10 season, he averaged a double-double 16.45 points and 10 assists per game.

Conroy is also no stranger to the NBA. He has played for the Los Angeles Clippers, Memphis Grizzlies and was called up by the Rockets during his previous stint with the Vipers. Prior to his professional career, Conroy spent four seasons (2001-2005) at the University of Washington where he averaged 9.2 points per game and is the all-time career leader in assists (515).

The 6-2 guard is first suiting up for the Vipers’ home game against the Ft. Wayne Mad Ants.

The Rio Grande Valley Vipers are the NBA Development League affiliate of the NBA Houston Rockets. The NBA Development League, founded in 2001, is the NBA’s official minor league. Featuring 16 teams with direct affiliations to NBA franchises, the NBA D-League is a proven developer of talent: 23 percent of players in the NBA at the conclusion of the 2010-11 season boasted NBA D-League experience, and the league continues to develop coaches, referees, and front-office staff for the NBA and its teams. In fostering the league’s connection to the community, its teams, players and staff promote health and wellness, support local needs and interests, and assist in educational development through NBA D-League Cares programs. The NBA D-League also advances the game of basketball as the research and development arm of the NBA. Throughout the league’s 10th season, fans can watch all NBA D-League games on NBA FUTURECAST, the free live Web-streaming initiative found at nba.com/futurecast.