Timberwolves Recall Nathan Jawai

Sioux Falls, S.D. (February 21, 2010) – The Sioux Falls Skyforce announced today that the Minnesota Timberwolves have recalled second-year forward Nathan Jawai. He appeared in two games for the Skyforce, averaging 6.0 points and 3.0 rebounds in 25.0 minutes per game in back-to-back wins over the Dakota Wizards.

Jawai has appeared in 36 games for the Wolves this season, averaging 3.3 points and 2.7 rebounds in 10.8 minutes per game. The Wolves obtained Jawai from the Dallas Mavericks on Oct. 20, 2009 in exchange for a conditional second-round draft pick in 2012. The native of Australia played in six games for the Toronto Raptors in 2008-09.

Per NBA rules, a first- or second-year player can be assigned to the team's NBA D-League affiliate a maximum of three times in a season.

The Skyforce's next game is on Saturday, Feb. 27 on the road against the Iowa Energy. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. CT at Wells Fargo Arena. Season tickets and 12-ticket flex packs are on sale for the 2009-10 season. Discounts and benefits are also available for groups of 10 or more. For more information please contact a Skyforce representative at (605) 332-0605.