Timberwolves send Bracey Wright back to D-League
Minnesota Timberwolves Vice President of Basketball Operations Kevin McHale today announced the team has re-assigned guard Bracey Wright to the Florida Flame of the NBA Development League (D-League). The Flame has been assigned the Timberwolves' D-League affiliate for the 2005-06 campaign. Wright was recalled by the Wolves on Jan. 10.
Wright, a 6-3, 210-pound guard, made his NBA debut on Jan. 24 against Detroit, scoring five points. In two appearances with the Wolves since being recalled, Wright is averaging 3.0 points and 4.0 minutes per game. He has averaged 21.1 points (.460 FG%, 34-for-76) with 3.9 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game in 16 starts for the Flame. The rookie from Indiana University netted a season-high 33 points on Dec. 2 at Roanoke, one of 10 games with 20-plus points.
Wright, who was originally assigned to Florida by the Timberwolves on Nov. 4, was selected by the Timberwolves 47th overall in the 2005 NBA Draft, and signed on Sept. 12. The Colony, Texas native spent three seasons at Indiana University (2002-03 – 2004-05) where he led the Big Ten in scoring last season with 18.3 points per game and averaged 17.6 points (.405 FG%), 5.1 rebounds, and 2.4 assists per game in 85 career contests for the Hoosiers.
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