Timberwolves recall Jonny Flynn from D-LeaguePosted by Inside Hoops
The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the club has recalled second-year guard Jonny Flynn from the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA Development League. Flynn appeared in one game for the Skyforce, tallying eight points, nine assists and two steals is 25 minutes of action.
Flynn, the sixth overall pick by Minnesota in last year’s draft, started each of the 81 games he appeared in as a rookie last season. He averaged 13.5 points, 2.4 rebounds and 4.4 assists as a rookie before missing the season finale with the hip injury that ultimately required offseason surgery. He finished his first NBA season ranked fifth among the league’s rookies in scoring (13.5 ppg), fourth in free-throw accuracy (82.6%), fifth in assists (4.4 apg) and seventh in steals (1.01 spg).
Per NBA rules, a first- or second-year player can be assigned to the team’s D-League affiliate a maximum of three times in a season.