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Jazz Assign Tibor Pleiss to Idaho Stampede

Pleiss expected to be in uniform for Stampede’s game Tuesday, Dec. 1
by Bill Lea

SALT LAKE CITY (November 30, 2015) – The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has assigned center Tibor Pleiss to the Idaho Stampede, the Jazz’s exclusively owned and operated NBA D-League team. Pleiss is expected to be in uniform for the Stampede’s game on Tuesday, Dec. 1 at Oklahoma City. 

Pleiss (7-3, 262, Germany) has seen action in four games for the Jazz this season, averaging 1.0 points in 3.3 minutes per game. He spent the 2014-15 season with FC Barcelona of the Liga ACB in Spain, averaging 5.7 points and 3.8 rebounds in 13.3 minutes per game.  

Pleiss is the fourth player to be assigned to the D-League under the new Jazz-Stampede single affiliation. Other players on the current Jazz roster with D-League experience include Rudy Gobert, Chris Johnson and Elijah Millsap.

Jazz fans can watch Pleiss and all the Stampede games on the NBA D-League YouTube channel and through a YouTube video player on NBA.com/dleague.