Pistons recall Brandon Jennings from D-League

Pistons recall Brandon Jennings from D-League

The Detroit Pistons announced today that the team has recalled Brandon Jennings, Reggie Bullock and Darrun Hilliard from the team’s NBA Development League (D-League) affiliate, the Grand Rapids Drive.

Jennings, seeing his first game action since suffering a ruptured left Achilles at Milwaukee on January 24, 2015, recorded 11 points (4-9 FG, 2-5 3FG), three rebounds, a game-high 12 assists and 27 minutes in a 130-104 Drive win over the Iowa Energy on 12/19.

Bullock, in his first D-League assignment as a Piston, scored a game-high 29 points on 10-12 field goals including going 6-8 from beyond the arc. He added five rebounds, five assists, four steals and one block in 36 minutes. Bullock has appeared in 14 games with the Pistons this season averaging 5.6 minutes a game.

Hilliard scored 23 points to go with two rebounds, three assists and one steal. He’s now scored 20-plus points in all three games with the Drive and is averaging 25.7 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.7 assists while on assignment. Hilliard has appeared in seven games for the Pistons this season, averaging 3.0 points and 0.9 rebounds in 6.5 minutes per game.

Anthony Bennett taking quick trip to D-League

Anthony Bennett taking quick trip to D-League

The Toronto Raptors announced Sunday forward Anthony Bennett has been assigned to their NBA Development League affiliate, Raptors 905. Bennett will play for Raptors 905 in its Sunday 2 p.m. tip against the Delaware 87ers.

He is expected to be recalled by the Raptors and available to play in their 6 p.m. game versus Sacramento at Air Canada Centre.

“Anthony came to us asking to use this double-header as an opportunity work on his game,” said Jeff Weltman, Raptors Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations. “This is an example of how we envisioned using our D-League team to improve our players.”

Bennett has appeared in nine games with the Raptors this season, totaling 14 points and 15 rebounds in 48 minutes.