Skyforce Acquires All-Star Forward

Sioux Falls, S.D. (Feb. 26, 2013) – The Sioux Falls Skyforce announced today that the team has acquired forward James Mays from the Maine Red Claws in exchange for guard Gabe Pruitt. He is expected to join the team in Austin tomorrow and be available for tomorrow night’s road game against the Austin Toros at 7:30 p.m. CT.

Mays averaged 12.4 points and 9.6 rebounds in five games (four starts) with Maine after being acquired in a trade with the Springfield Armor. He averaged 16.4 points and 10.6 rebounds in 26 games (all starts) with Springfield after participating in training camp with the Brooklyn Nets. The 6-9, 230-pound forward recorded seven points and 11 rebounds for the Futures Team in the 2013 NBA Development League All-Star Game. He averaged 9.1 points and 5.8 rebounds in four seasons (108 games) at Clemson University.

Season tickets and 12-ticket flex packs for the 2012-13 season are on sale. Discounts and benefits are available for groups of 10 or more. For more information please contact a Skyforce representative at (605) 332-0605.