Maurice Ager Re-Assigned To Tulsa 66ers

NEW YORK, NY – Feb. 10, 2008 – The Dallas Mavericks today announced that Maurice Ager has been re-assigned to their D-League affiliate Tulsa 66ers (16-12).

Ager, currently in his second professional season, is averaging 1.3 points in 12 games, including three starts with the Southwest Division leading Mavericks. This is Ager’s second stint with the 66ers this season. During his first assignment the 6-5 swingman who was assigned on Dec. 17 posted averages of 17.4 points and 2.3 assists in eight games.

Originally drafted in the first round (28th overall) by the Mavericks in the 2006 NBA Draft, Ager also split last season between the NBA and D-League; averaging 2.2 points with Dallas and 14 points, 3.0 assists and 2.8 rebounds in nine games with the now defunct Fort Worth Flyers.

Prior to embarking on his pro career, Ager was a standout at Michigan State where he led the Spartans to the Final Four as a junior in 2005, and as a senior he was a member of the All Big-Ten Third Team after averaging 19.3 points and 4.1 rebounds.

The Tulsa 66ers are currently one of the D-League’s hottest teams having won 12 of their last 14 games including a 113-104 victory over the Albuquerque Thunderbirds on Saturday night.

Ager who will wear uniform number 13, will re-join the 66ers in time for their game on Thursday, Feb. 14 against the L.A. D-Fenders, who currently reside in second place in the West Division. That contest as well as every other D-League game can be seen for free via live video web streaming on the League’s official website, D-League.com.