Travis Leslie Named NBA D-League Player Of The Month

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.

The NBA D-League also announced today that Leslie will compete in the Showcase slam dunk competition on Wednesday. View a video of his top dunks so far this season below:

The Santa Cruz Warriors will play two games at the NBA D-League Showcase, one against the Austin Toros on Tuesday, January 8 at 10:00 a.m. PST and the other against the Canton Charge on Thursday, January 10 at 12:45 p.m. PST. Fans can watch both games live on NBA TV, listen to the broadcast on the Santa Cruz Warriors flagship station, KION 1460AM/101.1FM, or stream them on the NBA D-League’s YouTube channel, www.youtube.com/nbadleague.