Press Release: LA Clippers Assign Stone to Salt Lake City Stars


The L.A. Clippers announced today they have assigned rookie center Diamond Stone to the Salt Lake City Stars of the NBA Development League.

This is Stone’s second NBA Development League assignment. He appeared in four games (two starts) for the Santa Cruz Warriors, averaging 14.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.0 block in 17.0 minutes.

The 6-11 rookie has seen action in four games for the Clippers this season, holding averages of 1.5 points and 0.8 rebounds.

Stone, the 40th overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, played one season at the University of Maryland, where he was named the AP Big Ten Newcomer in 2016. The Milwaukee native averaged 12.5 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.6 blocks in 35 games (all starts), helping lead the Terrapins to the Sweet Sixteen