Link to article: Spurs Assign De Colo and Thomas to Toros | THE OFFICIAL SITE OF THE SAN ANTONIO SPURS
The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have assigned guard Nando De Colo and forward Malcolm Thomas to the Austin Toros of the NBA Development League.
This will mark De Colo’s fifth assignment to the Toros this season. In four games in Austin, he has averaged 25.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, 6.5 assists and 3.25 steals in 38.8 minutes. He has appeared in 11 games this season for the Spurs, averaging 1.8 points, 1.4 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 7.3 minutes.
The assignment will mark Thomas’ fourth stint in Austin this season. In four games with the Toros, Thomas has averaged 15.3 points, 8.3 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 3.25 blocks in 30.3 minutes.
Both players will be available Friday evening when the Toros host the Texas Legends at 7:30 p.m. inside the Cedar Park Center.
****************************************** Austin Toros Top Texas Legends 122-97
AUSTIN, Texas -- The Austin Toros topped the Texas Legends 122-97 Friday night at Cedar Park Center. Nando De Colo on assignment from the San Antonio Spurs and Eric Dawson led the Toros in scoring with 21 points a piece.
A team effort from the Toros resulted in 31 assists to that of 15 from the Legends. Six Toros finished the game in double-digits. Malcolm Thomas, also on assignment from the San Antonio Spurs, contributed 15 points as did Jonathan Simmons from the bench. Texas Legends' David Ebanks led all scorers with 24 points and six rebounds.
The Toros closed the first quarter ahead 11 points and never looked back. They led by 24 points at the half and as many as 33 points throughout. The Toros shot 50.0% from the field compared to the Legends 39.1%.
Link to Toros game story: NBA Development League: Legends at Toros Game Info - January 3, 2014