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TYRONE WALLACE SIGNS 10-DAY CONTRACT WITH NEW ORLEANS PELICANS

By aryback | March 12, 2022

LONG ISLAND (March 12, 2022) – Long Island Nets guard Tyrone Wallace has signed a 10-day contract with the New Orleans Pelicans. The call-up marks the 11th in Long Island Nets history, the first for the team this season and the first for Wallace.

Wallace has appeared in 16 games (11 starts) for Long Island this season, recording averages of 21.1 points, 5.7 rebounds, 5.2 assists and 1.4 steals in 35.8 minutes per contest, while shooting 49.4 percent (119-of-241) from the field and 45.2 percent (42-of-93) from distance. He was originally acquired by the Nets via trade with Agua Caliente on Jan. 20.

The 27-year-old has appeared in 106 career NBA games (19 starts) across three seasons with the Los Angeles Clippers (2017-19) and the Atlanta Hawks (2019-20), recording averages of 5.2 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 15.5 minutes per game. He has also appeared in 95 career NBA G League games (63 starts) over five seasons with Salt Lake City (2016-17), College Park (2019-20), Agua Caliente (2017-21) and Long Island (2021-22), averaging 18.3 points, 5.2 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 1.4 steals in 30.7 minutes per contest.

 

About the Long Island Nets

The Long Island Nets are the NBA G League affiliate of the Brooklyn Nets. The team was founded ahead of the 2016-17 season and plays its home games at Nassau Coliseum on Long Island. Following a record-setting 2018-19 season, Long Island made the playoffs for the first time in franchise history, won the Eastern Conference Championship and reached the NBA G League Finals. For more information, please visit longislandnets.com and follow @longislandnets on Twitter and Instagram.

 

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