Spurs Assign Baynes, De Colo and Thomas to Toros

The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have assigned center Aron Baynes, guard Nando De Colo and forward Malcolm Thomas to the Austin Toros of the NBA Development League.

Baynes has appeared in 11 games for the Spurs this season, averaging 1.5 points and 2.2 rebounds in 7.9 minutes. In his one start for the Toros this season on Dec. 1, Baynes posted 24 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 blocks in 34 minutes of play.

De Colo has seen action in six contests this season for the Silver and Black, averaging 2.7 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 9.0 minutes. In one game with the Toros this season on Dec. 1, De Colo tallied a game-high 29 points to go along with 8 rebounds, 8 assists and 6 steals in 34 minutes.

Thomas was recently signed by the Spurs on Dec. 3 and will make his first appearance for the Toros this season. Prior to joining the Silver and Black, Thomas suited up for the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the D-League. Through two games this season, he was averaging a league-best 33.5 points and 15.5 rebounds.

All three players will be available for Austin’s home game this afternoon against the Reno Bighorns inside Cedar Park Center at 3 p.m.

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