Nets Recall Shengelia and Taylor from Springfield Armor
BROOKLYN— The Brooklyn Nets have recalled forward Tornike Shengelia and guard Tyshawn Taylor from the Springfield Armor of the NBA Development League, it was announced today by General Manager Billy King. The two players were assigned to Springfield on March 15.
In seven games for the Armor this season, Shengelia holds D-League averages of 25.1 points, 8.6 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 2.3 steals per game. Shengelia posted an Armor franchise-high tying 39 points to go along with 18 rebounds on January 24 vs. Maine after recording a triple-double in his D-League debut December 21 against Erie. Last night, the 6’8’’ rookie notched 15 points with five rebounds and two assists.
Taylor has averaged 25.4 points, 7.6 assists and 4.2 rebounds in five D-League contests this season, including a 32-point performance in his debut December 21 against Erie and two double-doubles in his ensuing three games. In his most recent outing, the rookie out of Kansas posted 21 points, eight assists, four rebounds and two steals.