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November 26, 2014 Updates
November 25, 2014 Updates

The Memphis Grizzlies re-assigned rookie guard Jordan Adams to the NBA Development League’s Iowa Energy, the Grizzlies’ exclusive D-League affiliate, the team announced today. During his first assignment in Iowa, Adams (6-5, 209) totaled 20 points, seven rebounds and one assist in 31 minutes in an exhibition on Nov. 8 vs. Sioux Falls, which was played in Memphis at FedExForum. He was recalled from Iowa on Nov. 10. The 20-year-old is averaging 1.5 points, 1.3 assists and 0.75 steals in 10.1 minutes in four games for the Grizzlies this season. NBA.com

The Sacramento Kings have recalled rookie forward Eric Moreland from the team’s NBA D-League affiliate, the Reno Bighorns, it was announced today by General Manager Pete D’Alessandro. Moreland was assigned to the Bighorns on November 21 for the second time this season and scored 10 points (5-10 FG, 0-2 FT) and grabbed six rebounds in a 154-143 loss to the Bakersfield Jam on Friday, Nov. 21. The 6-10, 218-pound forward from Oregon State is averaging 13.3 points (.581 FG%), 10.7 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game in three games for the Reno Bighorns. NBA.com

November 24, 2014 Updates

Gino Pilato: NBA veteran Dahntay Jones will return to NBA D-League according to a source. Jones played 10 games in 2007-2008 with Fort Wayne Mad Ants. Twitter @DLeagueDigest

The Philadelphia 76ers today announced that they have recalled forward JaKarr Sampson from the Delaware 87ers of the NBA Development League. Sampson has appeared in nine games with two starts for the Sixers this season. He appeared in two games for the Sevens, averaging 15 points and 5 rebounds. NBA.com

The Boston Celtics announced today that they have recalled guard/forward James Young from the Maine Red Claws. In the Red Claws 120-102 win over the Delaware 87ers on Sunday, Young scored a team-high tying 22 points, grabbed eight rebounds, had two assists and blocked two shots in 34 minutes. In two appearances with the Red Claws this season, he is averaging 21.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.0 block in 34.9 minutes per game. NBA.com

A source in the NBA Development League confirmed Monday to the Sun Sentinel that the Miami Heat are calling up shot-blocking 7-foot center Hassan Whiteside from the Iowa Energy. The move comes a day after the Heat lost center Chris Andersen for the balance of the night with a sprained right ankle in the first quarter of Sunday's 94-93 victory over the Charlotte Hornets at AmericanAirlines Arena. South Florida Sun-Sentinel

The Cleveland Cavaliers have recalled center Alex Kirk from the Canton Charge, the Cavaliers exclusively owned and operated NBA Development League team, Cavaliers General Manager David Griffin announced today from Cleveland Clinic Courts. NBA.com

November 23, 2014 Updates

The Atlanta Hawks have recalled rookie forward/center Adreian Payne from the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League, it was announced today by Head Coach Mike Budenholzer. Payne appeared in two games with the Mad Ants (at Erie on 11/21 and 11/22), averaging 12.0 points, 10.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.0 blocks in 31.1 minutes. In last night’s contest, he totaled 17 points, 13 rebounds (five on the offensive glass), two assists and two blocks in 31 minutes (4-9 FGs, 9-11 FTs). NBA.com

Scott Souza: #Celtics Brad Stevens: James Young sent to D-League for today's game, but will be back tomorrow. Kept Dwight Powell b/c might play tonight. Twitter @scott_souza

The Boston Celtics announced today that they have assigned guard/forward James Young to the Maine Red Claws. Young has appeared in one game for the Red Claws this season, an 81-80 win over Fort Wayne on November 16. The rookie scored 21 points and pulled down five rebounds in 36 minutes of action. He made his NBA debut against the Houston Rockets on November 1 and has averaged 3.0 points on 3.9 minutes over three appearances this season. NBA.com

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