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January 10, 2014 10:55 PM

Liggins Represents Skyforce On All Showcase Team

Reno, NV

Fifteen top NBA prospects were selected to the All-NBA Development League Showcase First, Second, and Third teams, as selected by a panel of NBA Scouts and NBA D-League personnel following the five-day, 17-game NBA D-League Showcase that took place this week in Reno, Nev. 

Top prospects and Troy Daniels (Rio Grande Valley Vipers), Ike Diogu (Bakersfield Jam), Pierre Jackson (Idaho Stampede), and James Nunnally (Bakersfield) were joined by NBA-assignee Shabazz Muhammad (Iowa Energy, on assignment from the Minnesota Timberwolves) on the First Team All-NBA D-League Showcase for their efforts in Reno this week.

Seth Curry (Santa Cruz Warriors), Nando De Colo (Austin Toros, on assignment from the San Antonio Spurs), Dewayne Dedmon (Santa Cruz), Devin Ebanks (Texas Legends) and Trey McKinney-Jones (Fort Wayne Mad Ants), comprise the Second Team All-NBA D-League Showcase, while Robert Covington (Rio Grande Valley on assignment from the Houston Rockets), Ron Howard (Fort Wayne), DeAndre Liggins (Sioux Falls Skyforce), K.C. Rivers (Reno Bighorns) and Malcolm Thomas (Austin on assignment from San Antonio) round out the Third Team selections. 

In total, nine of the fifteen players selected to All-Showcase teams have NBA experience, while an additional 10 prospects earned Honorable Mention accolades. 

A full list of All-Showcase Team selections is below.

 

2014 NBA D-League Showcase First Team:

Troy Daniels                                       Rio Grande Valley Vipers

Ike Diogu                                             Bakersfield Jam

Pierre Jackson                                   Idaho Stampede

Shabazz Muhammad*                   Iowa Energy

James Nunnally                                Bakersfield Jam

 

2014 NBA D-League Showcase Second Team:

Seth Curry                                           Santa Cruz Warriors

Nando De Colo*                               Austin Toros

Dewayne Dedmon                          Santa Cruz Warriors

Devin Ebanks                                     Texas Legends

Trey McKinney-Jones                    Fort Wayne Mad Ants

2014 NBA D-League Showcase Third Team:

Robert Covington*                  Rio Grande Valley Vipers

Ron Howard                                               Fort Wayne Mad Ants

DeAndre Liggins                       Sioux Falls Skyforce

K.C. Rivers                                   Reno Bighorns

Malcolm Thomas*                   Austin Toros

 

2014 NBA D-League Showcase Honorable Mention:

Hilton Armstrong                     Santa Cruz Warriors

Lorenzo Brown*                       Delaware 87ers

Justin Brownlee                        Erie BayHawks

Mo Charlo                                   Reno Bighorns

Manny Harris                                             Los Angeles D-Fenders

Dennis Horner                                           Springfield Armor

Othyus Jeffers                                          Iowa Energy

Chris Johnson                                            Rio Grande Valley Vipers

Darius Johnson-Odom                           Springfield Armor

Cam Jones                                  Santa Cruz Warriors

               

*- indicates on assignment from the NBA


  

Courtesy: Joanna Shapiro, Manager, Basketball Communications

 

 

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