Mavericks Recall Forward Yi Jianlian
- For Immediate Release
- January 9, 2012
DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks announced today that they have recalled forward Yi Jianlian from the Texas Legends of the NBA Development League.
Yi (7-0, 250) was signed by the Mavericks as a free agent on January 6 and was assigned to the NBA D-League later the same day. He played in two games for the Legends and averaged 23.0 points, 12.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks in 36.5 minutes per game.
Yi will join the team in Detroit when the Mavericks take on the Pistons at 6:30PM CT on Tuesday, January 10.