66ERS RE-ACQUIRE CHRIS RICHARD
TULSA, Okla., – The Tulsa 66ers announced today that the team has re-acquired forward Chris Richard.
The number one overall selection in the 2008 D-League Draft, Richard (6-9, 255) played in 20 games for the 66ers during the 2008-09 season, averaging 12.0 points, 8.3 rebounds, and 1.3 assists. Richard was selected to the D-League All-Star Game last season, but did not play due to injury.
Richard played in six preseason games for the Chicago Bulls earlier this season, averaging 3.5 points and 5.3 rebounds.
The University of Florida product won two national championships while in college.
To make room on the roster, the 66ers released center Steven Hill due to injury. Richard will wear jersey number 32 and will be in uniform for tonight’s home game against Austin at 7 p.m. .