LONG ISLAND (Feb. 7, 2019) – Forward Mitch Creek has rejoined the Long Island Nets, Brooklyn’s NBA G League affiliate, after being released from his 10-day contract by the Brooklyn Nets. In a related move, the Long Island Nets have waived guard Kevin Olekaibe.
Creek originally signed a 10-day contract with Brooklyn on Jan. 25 before signing a second 10-day contract on Feb. 4. He appeared in four games for Brooklyn, recording averages of 3.8 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 8.9 minutes per contest.
The Australian native has appeared in 27 games (22 starts) for Long Island this season, averaging 14.4 points, 5.3 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.0 steals in 30.6 minutes per contest while shooting 54.0 percent (149-of-276) from the field. Prior to joining Long Island, Creek signed with Brooklyn on Aug. 20 and spent the 2018 preseason with the team prior to being waived on Oct. 12.
Olekaibe appeared in five games for Long Island this season, averaging 5.0 points and 2.0 assists in 16.8 minutes per game.