The honor, the first of the 2012-13 season, is also the first of Leslie’s NBA D-League career
NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2012 – Santa Cruz Warriors guard Travis Leslie has been named NBA Development League Player of the Month for games played in Nov. and Dec. The honor, the first of the 2012-13 season, is also the first of Leslie’s NBA D-League career.
Leslie (6-4, 205, Georgia) led Santa Cruz to an 8-2 record during Nov. and Dec., averaging 16.4 points while shooting 55 percent from the floor to go with 7.9 rebounds. He scored in double figures in all ten games, including two 20-plus point performances.
Fifteen additional players earned honorable mention accolades, they include: Austin’s Cory Joseph, Bakersfield’s Renaldo Major, Canton’s Arinze Onuaku, Erie’s DJ Kennedy, Fort Wayne’s Tony Mitchell, Idaho’s Justin Holiday, Iowa’s Paul Harris, Los Angeles’ Courtney Fortson, Maine’s Micah Downs, Reno’s Marcus Landry, Rio Grande Valley’s Tim Ohlbrecht, Sioux Falls’ Andrew Goudelock (now playing with the Vipers), Springfield’s James Mays, Texas’ Darius Rice and Tulsa’s Jeremy Lamb.