Thunder Assigns DJ White to 66ers


OKLAHOMA , April 7, 2010 – Oklahoma City Thunder Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti announced today that the team has assigned forward DJ White to the Tulsa 66ers of the Development League.

This will mark White’s third assignment to the 66ers this season. In his two prior stints with Tulsa, White appeared in 10 games and posted averages of 20.2 points, 11.1 rebounds and 1.4 blocks in 39.2 minutes per contest.

The 6-9 forward has made 11 appearances for the Thunder this season and recorded averages of 5.2 points and 2.1 rebounds in 9.1 minutes per game.

The 66ers who finished the regular season with a record of 27-23 will take on the Sioux Falls Skyforce tomorrow at 12:30 PM in Tulsa for the first round of the D-League Playoffs.

The Tulsa 66ers, who were purchased by the Professional Basketball Club on July 31, 2008, are the minor league affiliate of the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Thunder are one of four teams in the (Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers and San Antonio Spurs) who have an ownership agreement with their minor league affiliate. The 66ers play their home games at the Tulsa Convention Center in downtown Tulsa. For more information on the Tulsa 66ers, log onto tulsa66ers.com.

For more information on the Oklahoma City Thunder, log onto thunder.nba.com.

Updated 04-08-2010

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