LEGENDS RECEIVE GUARDS JUSTIN DENTMON AND LUTHER HEAD IN EXCHANGE FOR CHRIS ROBERTS

LEGENDS RECEIVE GUARDS JUSTIN DENTMON AND LUTHER HEAD IN EXCHANGE FOR CHRIS ROBERTS

FRISCO, TX, (Jan. 22, 2013) – The Texas Legends, presented by Veracruz (visit Veracruz.mx), announced today that they have signed guards Justin Dentmon and Luther Head from the Austin Toros in a trade that sends Chris Roberts to Austin.

Dentmon (6-0, 185, Washington) is the reigning MVP of the NBA D-League. Undrafted out of Washington he played his first season with the Legends averaging 18.7ppg, 3.4rpg, and 3.9apg before being traded to the Toros in 2011. Last season he averaged 22.8 pts, 5.5 assists and 3.7 rebounds starting all 40 regular season games. He was named to the D-League All Star team ranking fourth in the League in scoring and finishing with double-digit points in 39 of 40 games. Dentmon also received two GATORADE Call-ups in the same season, playing five games with the Toronto Raptors (5.5 ppg, 1.8 rpg, 2.3 apg) and two games with the San Antonio Spurs. In 2011 Dentmon received a bronze medal as a member of the USA Men’s Basketball team.

Head (6-3, 185, Illinois) is a six-year veteran of the NBA, having spent time with the Houston Rockets, Miami Heat, Indiana Pacers and Sacramento Kings. Head was drafted in the first round of the 2005 NBA Draft by the Rockets and in his second season played 80 games averaging a career-high 10.9 points. In six games with the Toros this season he has averaged 9.3 pts.

Dentmon and Head will make their debut with the Legends Wednesday as they take on the Vipers for a rematch on the road. Fans can catch the action live on the NBA D-League’s Youtube channel. The Legends will then return home Friday, Jan 25th to host the Sioux Falls Skyforce at 7pm. For tickets or information call 214-469-0822.