HoopsHype Derrick Byars rumors
Ronald Tillery: Griz expected to waive Derrick Byars and Josh Akognon today. Roster would be cut down to 16. Twitter @CAGrizBlog
The Spurs announced today they have waived Derrick Byars, a rookie forward who joined the team on April 25 out of the Development League and appeared in the final two games of last season. San Antonio Express-News
The San Antonio Spurs today announced they have signed Derrick Byars from the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA Development League for the remainder of the 2011-12 season. Per club policy details of the contract were not released. A 6-7, 220-pound guard/forward, Byars appeared in 25 games (22 starts) for the Jam this season, averaging 15.2 points, 5.2 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.00 steals in 32.2 minutes. He helped lead Bakersfield to the D-League playoffs where he appeared in four games, averaging 13.5 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.50 steals in 31.0 minutes NBA.com
The San Antonio Spurs have had an extra spot on their roster for the last couple of weeks and, heading into their final two games of the regular season, they've finally decided to use it. The Spurs, owners of the NBA Development League's Austin Toros, have decided to sign Derrick Byars (on his 28th birthday, no less). Ridiculous Upside
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