Nets Assign Shengelia and Taylor to Springfield Armor
Brooklyn, NY – The Brooklyn Nets have assigned forward Tornike Shengelia and guard Tyshawn Taylor to the Springfield Armor of the NBA Development League, it was announced today by General Manager Billy King.
This will be the second time this season that both Shengelia and Taylor have been assigned to the Armor. The first came on December 21 where in one game with the Armor, Taylor scored a game-high 32 points and Shengelia recorded a triple-double with 22 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds against the Erie Bayhawks.
Shengelia, acquired from the Philadelphia 76ers after being drafted 54th overall in the 2012 NBA Draft, has appeared in 13 games for the Nets this season, averaging 1.4 points, 0.8 steals and 0.7 rebounds per game. Taylor, a rookie out of Kansas, has made 21 appearances for the Nets on the year, averaging 1.6 points, 0.2 rebounds and 0.2 assists per game. Both players will be in uniform when the Armor take on the Main Red Claws on Thursday January 24 at the MassMutual Center in Springfield.