The Detroit Pistons announced today that they have assigned rookies Khris Middleton and Kim English to their NBA Development League affiliate, the Fort Wayne Mad Ants.

Middleton was drafted 39th overall in the 2012 NBA Draft by the Pistons.  The Texas A&M product has appeared in three games this season averaging 1.3 points, 0.7 assists and 0.7 steals.  He scored a season-high four points and recorded two steals at Houston (11/10).

English, the 44th pick of the 2012 NBA Draft from the University of Missouri, has seen action in 10 games with the Pistons this season.  He scored a season-high eight points twice [vs. Houston (10/31) and at L.A. Lakers (11/4)].  English is averaging 3.2 points, 0.5 rebounds and 0.7 assists while shooting 50% (8-16) from three-point range.