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Thunder Assign D.J. White To Tulsa

NEW YORK, April 7, 2010 – Oklahoma City Thunder forward DJ White was re-assigned to the Tulsa 66ers, the Thunder’s NBA D-League affiliate, it was announced today. The re-assignment is the 37 th 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 White.

In two previous stints with the 66ers this season, White, 6-9, averaged 20.2 points, 11.1 rebounds, 1.4 blocks and 39.2 minutes in 10 games. He scored 27 points in a 100-88 victory over the Austin Toros on March 4 in Tulsa.

Selected in the first round (29 th overall) of the 2008 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons, the Thunder acquired White as part of a Draft-day trade. A four-year contributor at Indiana University, White averaged 17.4 points and 10.3 rebounds during his senior season.

Thunder fans can stay in step with White, who is expected to join the 66ers today and be available when 66ers host the Sioux Falls Skyforce on Thursday, April 8 at the Tulsa Convention Center in the first game of the best-of-three first round of the 2010 NBA D-League playoffs, by logging onto nba.com/dleague to watch all of the 66ers games live, online, for free.