During Toko's most recent assignment (three games from March 1-4), he recorded his third double-double of the season (21 points and 10 rebounds in 39 minutes in a double overtime loss to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants), scored a team-high 29 points the next night in a loss to the Canton Charge and scored 26 of the Armor's franchise record 130 points in a 130-112 victory over the Erie BayHawks.
Toko was named the NBA D-League Performer of the Week for games played from Jan. 21-27. Read more HERE
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NEW: Toko Shengelia re-assigned by the Brooklyn Nets to Springfield (2/28). Click HERE to learn more.
TOKO FACTS & STATS
*In six games with the Armor (12/21 vs. Erie, 1/24 vs. Maine, 1/26 vs. Santa Cruz, 3/1 at Fort Wayne, 3/2 at Canton and 3/4 vs. Erie), Toko is averaging 26.8 points on .577 shooting, 9.2 rebounds, 5.0 assists, 2.7 steals and 1.0 blocks in 37.8 minutes per game. Toko has knocked down 12-of-29 (.414) from behind the arc, placing him 8th in the NBA D-League in three-point field goal percentage.
*Toko’s 39 points on 1/24 tied the Armor record for most points scored in a single game (Morris Almond on Dec. 15, 2009)
*After scoring just two points on 1-of-4 shooting in the first quarter, Toko exploded for 37 points on 16-of-17 shooting over the final three quarters.
*Toko played an Armor season-high 46 minutes in the team's victory on 1/24.
*Toko’s 17 made-field goals shattered the previous Armor record of 14 (Dennis Horner). The 17 made-field goals are the most of any player in the NBA D-League this season and just two shy of the all-time single-game NBA D-League record of 19.
*Toko’s 17 made-field goals helped contribute to the Armor’s single-game record of 50 made-field goals in the team's victory over Maine on 1/24. The Armor broke that record with 52 made-field goals in a victory on 3/4 over Erie.
*Toko’s 18 rebounds in the same game were the fourth-most in a single game in Armor history.
*Toko turned the ball over seven times, but four of the seven came within the first 7:15 of the game.
*Toko’s seven dunks helped contribute to a dominant 82-54 edge for the Armor in points in the paint.
Toko's triple-double on 12/21 is one of just four in the NBA D-League this season (Boston Celtics assignee Fab Melo, Oklahoma City Thunder assignee DeAndre Liggins & former Sioux Falls Skyforce guard Donald Sloan) and the third in franchise history (the other two were recorded by Terrence Williams (12/2/10 and 12/4/10).
TOKO HIGHLIGHTS & MEDIA
***Toko put Boston Celtics assignee Fab Melo on a poster on Thursday night: See the ferocious dunk
***Full Highlights from Thursday night's (1/24) victory over Maine:
View highlights from Saturday's (1/26) victory over Santa Cruz: Toko & Tyshawn lead the Armor to a second straight victory
Toko talks about joining the Armor on assignment from the Brooklyn Nets before his first-career D-League game on 12/21 vs. Erie (he would go on to record the third triple-double in franchise history in the game with 22 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists)
***NBADLeague.com breaks down Toko's performance on Thursday against Maine in last night's game ("...one of the most efficient performances of the last two years...")
***The Springfield Republican gets head coach Bob MacKinnon's take on Toko's brilliant all-round performance.
***Coach MacKinnon reflects on Toko's 39-point outburst against Maine and previews the 1/26 matchup with the Santa Cruz Warriors: