Owens Named Second Team All-NBA D-League

TULSA, Okla., April 13, 2011— Larry Owens, who played in 43 games with the Tulsa 66ers this season and was recently called-up by the Washington Wizards, was today announced to the 2010-11 All-NBA D-League Second Team, the League announced.

Earning 42 starts in Tulsa this season, Owens averaged 12.4 points, 5.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.3 steals in 30.7 minutes.

Owens earned three 10-day contracts on the season, once with the Wizards on April 6 and the first of two consecutive contracts with the San Antonio Spurs on Jan. 16.

In total, 12 of the 15 players selected to this year’s All-NBA D-League First, Second and Third Teams have NBA experience, 10 earned GATORADE Call-Ups this season and eight are currently on NBA rosters.

“With the level and depth of talent in the NBA D-League this season, which included a record 39 NBA players assigned an all-time high 56 times to their NBA D-League affiliates, the players chosen to the All-League Teams truly set themselves apart,” said Chris Alpert, Vice President of Basketball Operations and Player Personnel for the NBA D-League. “The NBA Development League congratulates the First, Second and Third Team selections, as well as the honorable mentions, for their accomplishments this season.”