Spurs Sign Larry Owens To Second 10-Day Contract
SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 26, 2011) - The San Antonio Spurs today announced they have signed forward Larry Owens to a second 10-day contract. Owens signed his first 10-day contract with the Spurs on January 16 becoming the second call-up of the 2010-11 NBA Development League season.
Owens, a 6-7, 210-pound forward, has appeared in five games for the Spurs, averaging 1.8 points in 5.2 minutes per game. He is shooting .600 (3-5) from the field and .333 (1-3) from three-point territory.
Owens spent the past two seasons with the Tulsa 66ers. This year he started in all 23 games for Tulsa, averaging 12.7 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.2 assists in 31.1 minutes while shooting .462 (108-234) from the field, .373 (25-67) from three-point range and .743 (52-70) from the foul line. He scored in double figures 18 times, including a season-high 22 points vs. Iowa on November 26. Owens recorded a double-double in the season opener with 16 points and a season-high 13 rebounds at Bakersfield on November 19.