The Dallas Mavericks announced today that they have assigned Jae Crowder, Bernard James and Shane Larkin to the Texas Legends of the NBA Development League.
Crowder (6-6, 235) is a second-year man out of Marquette and was originally the 34th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. Crowder has played in 58 games this season with 8 starts. He is averaging 4.8 points and 2.4 rebounds.
James (6-10, 240) was the 33rd overall selection in the 2012 NBA Draft. The former Florida State Seminole is averaging 1.1 points and 1.5 rebounds in 24 games this season.
Larkin (5-11, 176) will be seeing his second stint in the D-League this time around. The 2013 first-round pick has seen action in 40 games for the Mavericks and is averaging 3.0 points, 1.6 assists and 1.0 rebounds in 11.1 minutes per game.
Additionally, the Mavericks have recalled Ricky Ledo from the Legends. Ledo most recently joined the Legends on Jan. 31 and has seen action in 27 total games with averages of 12.5 points and 5.7 rebounds per contest.
All three Mavericks will join the Legends and be available for tonight’s game when they take on the Los Angeles D-Fenders at 7:00 pm CT at the Dr. Pepper Arena in Frisco.