NEW YORK, April 8, 2010 – Oklahoma City Thunder guard Kyle Weaver was re-assigned to the Tulsa 66ers, the Thunder’s NBA D-League affiliate, it was announced today. The re-assignment is the 38th time an NBA player has been assigned to an NBA D-League affiliate during the 2009-10 NBA D-League season and the third for Weaver.
In two previous stints with the 66ers this season, Weaver averaged 12.4 points, 7.2 assists and 5.4 rebounds in five games. He scored 18 points and dished out 10 assists in a 101-77 win over the Fort Wayne Mad Ants in Tulsa on March 8, and pulled down 10 rebounds in a 95-87 loss to the Austin Toros on March 2 in Texas.
The assignment is the fifth of Weaver’s NBA career – he was twice assigned during the 2008-09 season and twice assigned earlier this season. In seven career games with the 66ers, Weaver averaged 13.7 points, 7.7 assists, 4.6 rebounds and 1.9 steals.
Weaver has appeared in 12 games for the Thunder this season, averaging 3.9 points, 1.6 assists and 19.3 minutes.
Originally selected in the second round (35th overall) in the 2008 NBA Draft by the Charlotte Bobcats from Washington State University, Weaver was acquired by Oklahoma City in a trade with the Bobcats in August, 2008. During his final season at Washington State, Weaver averaged 12.2 points, 5.3 rebounds and 4.3 assists in 35 games.
Thunder fans can follow Weaver, who is expected to join the 66ers today and be available when the 66ers host the Sioux Falls Skyforce at 1:30 p.m. ET in the first of a three-game postseason series at the Tulsa Convention center, by logging onto nba.com/futurecast to watch all of the team’s games live, online, for free.