Dentmon Named MVP of NBA D-League
April 25, 2012
NEW YORK - Justin Dentmon, who finished his Husky career in 2009, was named the MVP of the NBA Development League, as voted on by the league's 16 head coaches.
Playing for the Austin Toros, Dentmon averaged 22.8 points, 5.5 assists, 3.7 rebounds, 1.6 steals and 37.2 minutes in 40 regular season games. He led the Toros in scoring in 24 games and was the assist leader 26 times.
Twice honored for his play during the season, Dentmon was named the NBA D-League Player of the Month in January and the Performer of the Week on Jan. 17. He led the Toros to an NBA D-League 33-17 regular season record and the third seed in the NBA D-League Playoffs presented by BBVA.
Dentmon was called up twice to the NBA during the season. He averaged 4.3 points, 1.7 assists, 1.3 rebounds and 15.2 minutes in six combined games with the San Antonio Spurs and Toronto Raptors.
The Toros are currently playing Los Angeles in the NBA D-League Championships.