Spurs Trade Jerrells To New Orleans

SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 18, 2010) - The San Antonio Spurs announced today that they have traded Curtis Jerrells to the New Orleans Hornets in exchange for a conditional second round draft pick.

Jerrells, a 6-0 guard, was signed by the Spurs on March 24, 2010, but did not see any action with San Antonio during the regular season or playoffs. During the 2010 preseason he appeared in five games with the Spurs, averaging 6.4 points, 2.2 assists and 1.4 rebounds in 15.8 minutes. Jerrells also played on the Spurs 2010 Summer League team in Las Vegas, averaging 10.8 points, 4.4 assists and 2.4 rebounds in 26.8 minutes in five games.

During the 2009-10 season Jerrells started all 50 games for the Austin Toros of the NBA Development League, averaging 20.7 points, 4.5 rebounds, 5.7 assists and 1.86 steals in 40.2 minutes.