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