Barron, McNeal Make All-NBA D-League Teams

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Phoenix Suns center Earl Barron was today named to the 2014-15 All-NBA Development League First Team and Suns guard Jerel McNeal was named to the All-NBA D-League Third Team, as voted on by the league’s 18 head coaches.

Both Barron and McNeal played this season with the Bakersfield Jam, the Suns’ D-League affiliate, before finishing the season with the Suns. Barron averaged a double-double with Bakersfield to secure First Team honors, posting 20.3 points and 10.9 rebounds in 27 games before signing with the Suns on Feb. 21. McNeal, who joined the Suns on April 1, averaged 18.5 points, 4.6 assists, 4.0 rebounds and 2.1 steals in 27 games with the Jam to earn Third Team recognition.

In all, 14 of the 15 players on 2015 All-NBA D-League First, Second, and Third Teams have NBA experience, with 11 earning GATORADE Call-Ups during the 2014-15 campaign and 11 currently on NBA rosters. The complete All-NBA Development League, All-Rookie and All-Defensive Team results are below.

2015 ALL-NBA DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE TEAMS

FIRST TEAM

Jerelle Benimon – Idaho

Seth Curry – Erie

Earl Barron – Bakersfield/Phoenix

Tim Frazier – Maine/Portland

Willie Reed – Grand Rapids

SECOND TEAM

Chris Babb – Maine/Boston

Bryce Cotton – Austin/Utah

James McAdoo – Santa Cruz/Golden State

Arinze Onuaku  – Canton/Minnesota

Elliot Williams – Santa Cruz

THIRD TEAM

Jabari Brown – Los Angeles/LA. Lakers

Eric Griffin – Texas

Jerel McNeal – Bakersfield/Phoenix

Adonis Thomas – Grand Rapids 

Damien Wilkins – Iowa

2015 ALL-NBA DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE ALL-ROOKIE TEAMS

FIRST TEAM

Jerrelle Benimon – Idaho

Khem Birch – Sioux Falls

Bryce Cotton – Austin/Utah

Tim Frazier – Maine/Portland

James McAdoo – Santa Cruz/Golden State

SECOND TEAM

Jabari Brown – Los Angeles/L.A. Lakers

CJ Fair – Fort Wayne

Shawn Jones – Sioux Falls

David Stockton – Reno/Sacramento

Talib Zanna – Oklahoma City

THIRD TEAM

Sim Bhullar – Reno

Semaj Christon – Oklahoma City

Andre Dawkins – Sioux Falls

Roscoe Smith – Los Angeles

David Wear – Reno

2015 ALL-NBA DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE ALL-DEFENSIVE TEAMS

FIRST TEAM

Khem Birch – Sioux Falls

Clint Capela – Rio Grande             Valley/Houston

Aaron Craft– Santa Cruz

Fuquan Edwin – Sioux Falls

Willie Reed– Grand Rapids

SECOND TEAM

Thanasis Antetokounmpo – Westchester

Sim Bhullar – Reno

Tim Frazier – Maine/Portland

Eric Griffin – Texas

Joe Jackson – Bakersfield

THIRD TEAM

Chris Babb – Maine/Boston

Ognjen Kuzmic – Santa Cruz/Golden State

Dominique Sutton – Santa Cruz

Jonathan Simmons – Austin 

Hasheem Thabeet – Grand Rapids 

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