Damone Brown Returns to Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls, S.D. (November 27, 2007) – The Sioux Falls Skyforce announced today the acquisition of forward Damone Brown from the available player pool. Brown joined the team in Sioux Falls on Tuesday and is expected to travel to Austin for the game against the Toros on Nov. 30.

“We are excited about the return of Damone Brown as he will bring leadership and versatility to our team,” said head coach Nate Tibbetts. “He can play multiple positions and is a proven scorer in this league.”

Brown rejoins the Skyforce after having been a member of the team during the 2006-07 season when he played 25 games and averaged 15.1 points and 7.0 rebounds in 33.2 minutes. A D-League veteran, Brown has played parts of five seasons with North Charleston and Huntsville and maintains a career average of 14.0 points and 5.6 rebounds in 30.2 minutes.

Brown is also a four-year NBA veteran, having played in 39 games, averaging 9.0 minutes, 2.8 points, and 1.3 rebounds as a member of the Philadelphia 76ers (2001-02), Toronto Raptors (2002-03), New Jersey Nets (2003-04) and Washington Wizards (2004-05).

The addition of Brown is the first roster move of the season for the Skyforce that counts towards the nine allowed by D-League rules. To make room for Brown, the Skyforce released Evan Burns. He will wear jersey #21.

The Sioux Falls Skyforce’s next game is on Friday, Nov. 30 on the road against the Austin Toros. Tipoff is set for 11 a.m. at the Austin Convention Center. For information on group, season and single game tickets please contact a Skyforce representative at (605) 332-0605.