SAN ANTONIO ASSIGNS CHIMEZIE METU TO AUSTIN SPURS
SAN ANTONIO (Nov. 20, 2018) – The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have assigned forward Chimezie Metu to the Austin Spurs of the NBA G League.
The first-year forward is averaging 2.1 points and 1.4 rebounds in 6.0 minutes over nine games this season with San Antonio. Metu was selected by the Spurs in the second round of the 2018 NBA Draft (49th overall) after spending three seasons at the University of Southern California. He is the first second-round pick to play in a game for San Antonio the same year he was drafted since DeJuan Blair in 2009.
Metu will be available for the Austin Spurs tonight as they make the trip to Florida to take on the Lakeland Magic at 6 p.m.