Jerry Smith Named NBA Development League Player of the Month

SPRINGFIELD, MA- Jerry Smith was named NBA Development League Player of the Month for games played in February, it was announced today. Smith, who was named NBA D-League Performer of the Week on Feb. 6, is a first-time Player of the Month honoree and the first Player of the Month in Armor history.

Smith (6-2, 190, Louisville) led Springfield to a perfect 8-0 record in February, averaging 22.1 points, 5.9 rebounds and 5.0 assists in 35.4 minutes. He scored in double figures in all eight games, recording back-to-back double-doubles on Feb. 2 and Feb. 3 and finishing with more than 20 points in five contests. A 2012 NBA D-League All-Star, Smith was Springfield’s leading scorer five times in February.

The Armor, currently in the midst of a franchise-record eight-game win streak, will return to action tomorrow night when they travel to Maine to take on the Red Claws at 7:00 PM. The Armor don’t return home to the MassMutual Center until Thursday, March 8 when they host the Canton Charge.