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  • (3-2) Colorado 14ers at (2-2) Albuquerque Thunderbirds

    D-League Game # 39 / HOME GAME # 2 TINGLEY COLISEUM - Albuquerque, NM

    December 7, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. (MST)

    ALBUQUERQUE THUNDERBIRDS PROBABLE STARTERS

    Position # Player Ht. Wt. Comments:

    Guard 24 Abdul Mills 6-3 190

    Started the 2007-08 season in Syria with InterCollege Etha Engomis before deciding to return home. He had a strong season at Milford Academy where he averaged 17.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 7.5 assists per game....Averaged 22.0 points per game in his final season at Martin Luther King High School. Acquired: Acquired by the Thunderbirds through Local Player Tryouts.

    Forward 7 Josh Gross 6-6 205

    Started the 2007-08 season in Finland with Karhut Kauhajoen, appearing in three games and averaging 12.7 points and 7.0 rebounds. Played with the Los Angeles D-Fenders in the NBA Development League in 2006-07, averaging 5.8 points and 1.4 rebounds in 14 games. Selected by the D-Fenders as the fifth pick of the 2006 D-League Expansion Draft. Appeared in six games with the Florida Flame in the NBA. Acquired: Acquired by the Thunderbirds through the D-League Draft on 11/01/07 (7th Round 87th Pick Overall).

    Forward 11 Darvin Ham 6-7 230

    Played with six teams in the NBA from 1996 to 2005. Ham was a member of the 2004 World Champion Detroit Pistons. Participated in NBA training camp with the New Jersey Nets in the fall of 2006. Played with Maratonistas de Coamo in Puerto Rico in the summer of 2006, averaging 11.3 points and 5.0 rebounds in three games. Acquired: Acquired by the Thunderbirds through the D-League Draft on 11/01/07(1st Round 3rd Pick Overall).

    Forward 42 Alando Tucker 6-6 205

    Tucker, the 2007 Big Ten Player of the Year and a First Team All-American by The Associated Press, averaged 19.9 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 36 games in his senior season with the Badgers. He was also one of four finalists for the Naismith Trophy given to the national player of the year, along with eventual winner Texas forward Kevin Durant (2nd overall to Seattle), Texas A&M guard Acie Law IV (11th overall to Atlanta) and North Carolina forward Tyler Hansbrough. Acquired: Assigned to the Thunderbirds from the Phoenix Suns 11/29/07 (1st Round 29th Pick Overall 2007 NBA Draft).

    Center 34 James Smith 7-0 250

    Started the 2007-08 season in Mexico with Algodoneros de La Comarca before deciding to return home. Finished collegiate career at Marist after playing first two seasons at Westchester Community College in New York. Made a name for himself in his first year in the MAAC, proving a threat both in the paint and beyond the arc. Acquired: Acquired by the Thunderbirds through the D-League Draft on 11/01/07 (3rd Round 31st Pick Overall).

    FEEL THE THUNDER!

  • THUNDERBIRDS PLAYER MOVEMENT Injured List NONE

    Transactions 11/29/07 Assigned (F) Alando Tucker from Phoenix Suns 11/20/07 Released (C) Michael Adams and (G) Tim Smith 11/14/07 Released (G) Steven Barber, (G) Kris Collins, (F) Harry Good, (G/F) Tiras Wade and (C) Jackson Marlow

    RECORDS: Record: Home: Road: Overtime: 2 Overtimes: Overall: 2-2 (50.0) 1-0 (100.0) 1-2 (33.3) 0-0 (0.000) 0-0 (0.00)

    THUNDERBIRDS UPCOMING SCHEDULE: GAME DATE DAY OPPONENT TIME (MST) BROADCAST SITE # 039 12/07/07 Friday Colorado 14ers 7:00 p.m. KBZU 96.3 FM The Buzz Tingley Coliseum, Albuquerque, NM # 044 12/08/07 Saturday Colorado 14ers 7:00 p.m. KBZU 96.3 FM The Buzz Tingley Coliseum, Albuquerque, NM # 057 12/14/07 Friday Bakersfield Jam 8:00 p.m. KBZU 96.3 FM The Buzz RABOBANK ARENA, Bakersfield, CA # 061 12/15/07 Saturday Anaheim Arsenal 7:00 p.m. KBZU 96.3 FM The Buzz Tingley Coliseum, Albuquerque, NM # 080 12/23/07 Sunday Colorado 14ers 6:00 p.m. KBZU 96.3 FM The Buzz Broomfield Event Center. Broomfield, CO

    UPCOMING D-LEAGUE GAMES Saturday, December 8 (All Times Eastern) Anaheim @ Bakersfield 5:00pm Tulsa @ Austin 8:00pm Idaho @ Dakota 8:00pm Colorado @ Albuquerque 9:00pm Los Angeles @ Utah 9:00pm Sunday, December 9 (All Times Eastern) Iowa @ Fort Wayne 1:00pm Bakersfield @ Anaheim 6:00pm Dakota @ Sioux Falls 6:00pm Tulsa @ Rio Grande Valley 6:00pm Tuesday, December 11 (All Times Eastern) Austin @ Rio Grande Valley 8:00pm Thursday, December 13 (All Times Eastern) Bakersfield @ Los Angeles 6:30pm Dakota @ Fort Wayne 7:00pm Thursday, December 13 (All Times Eastern) Bakersfield @ Los Angeles 6:30pm Dakota @ Fort Wayne 7:00pm Friday, December 14 (All Times Eastern) Dakota @ Fort Wayne 7:30pm Colorado @ Austin 8:00pm Idaho @ Rio Grande Valley 8:00pm Sioux Falls @ Iowa 8:30pm Anaheim @ Utah 9:00pm Albuquerque @ Bakersfield 10:00pm

    D-LEAGUE STANDINGS (as of 12.06.07)

    Central Division W-L Pct. GBFort Wayne Mad Ants 3-2 0.600 --- Iowa Energy 4-3 0.571 --- Dakota Wizards 1-3 0.250 1.5 Sioux Falls Skyforce 0-4 0.000 2.5 Southwest Division W-L Pct. GB Rio Grande Valley Vipers 5-1 0.833 --- Austin Toros 3-1 0.750 1.0 Colorado 14ers 3-2 0.600 1.5 Tulsa 66ers 2-2 0.500 2.0 Albuquerque Thunderbirds 2-2 0.500 2.0 West Division W-L Pct. GB Idaho Stampede 5-1 0.833 --- Los Angeles D-Fenders 3-2 0.600 1.5 Utah Flash 3-3 0.500 2.0 Anaheim Arsenal 2-5 0.286 3.5 Bakersfield Jam 1-6 0.143 4.5

    FEEL THE THUNDER!

  • Thunderbirds 2007-08 Results / Score

    Date Opponent Result / Score 11/23 Idaho W / 94 -92 11/25 @ Fort Wayne W / 98-79 11/26 @ Iowa L / 98-101 12/1 @ Idaho L / 84 - 92 12/7 Colorado 7:00pm 12/8 Colorado 7:00pm 12/14 @ Bakersfield 8:00pm 12/15 Anaheim 7:00pm 12/23 @ Colorado 6:00pm 12/28 Utah 7:00pm 12/29 @ Utah 7:00pm 1/4 @ Anaheim 8:30pm 1/5 Fort Wayne 7:00pm 1/10 @ Austin 6:00pm 1/12 @ Austin 6:00pm 1/13 @ RGV 4:00pm 1/15 @ Colorado 1:45pm * 1/16 Tulsa 1:45pm * 1/18 @ Sioux Falls 6:00pm 1/19 @ Dakota 6:00pm 1/23 RGV 10:30am + 1/25 RGV 7:00pm 1/26 Sioux Falls 7:00pm 2/1 Dakota 7:00pm 2/5 Bakersfield 10:30am + 2/8 @ Tulsa 6:00pm 2/9 @ Tulsa 6:00pm 2/11 @ Colorado 7:00pm 2/13 @ Colorado 7:00pm 2/22 RGV 7:00pm 2/23 RGV 7:00pm 2/28 Tulsa 7:00pm 2/29 Colorado 7:00pm 3/2 Iowa 3:00pm 3/2 @ Tulsa 6:00pm 3/8 Austin 7:00pm 3/11 Austin 7:00pm 3/13 Austin 7:00pm 3/14 Austin 7:00pm 3/16 Los Angeles 3:00pm 3/17 @ RGV 6:00pm 3/20 Tulsa 7:00pm 3/21 Tulsa 7:00pm 3/23 @ Los Angeles 3:30pm 3/28 @ RGV 6:00pm 3/29 @ RGV 6:00pm 4/2 @ Austin 6:00pm 4/5 @ Tulsa 6:00pm 4/11 @ Austin 6:00pm 4/12 Colorado 7:00pm * Indicates Showcase Games in Boise, ID + Indicates School Day Game

    FEEL THE THUNDER!

    Top Performances in the D-LEAGUE (Through 12/06/07)

    Points: Top 5: 40, Richardson, Jeremy (Fort Wayne) at Iowa, 11/29/07 35, Banks, Sean (Los Angeles) vs Idaho, 11/27/07 34, Sessions, Ramon (Tulsa) at Sioux Falls, 11/24/07 34, Mitchell, Dwayne (Iowa) at Dakota, 11/24/07 34, Langford, Keith (Austin) vs Bakersfield, 11/24/07 Rebounds: 18, Benson, Rod (Dakota) at Utah, 11/27/07 18, Lyde, Kevin (Dakota) vs Iowa, 11/23/07 Assists: 20, Livingston, Randy (Idaho) at Colorado, 11/24/07 Field Goals Made: 14, Barrett, Andre (Bakersfield) at Iowa, 12/06/07 14, Richardson, Jeremy (Fort Wayne) vs Bakersfield, 12/04/07 14, Bowman, Brandon (Bakersfield) at Fort Wayne, 12/04/07 14, Richardson, Jeremy (Fort Wayne) at Iowa, 11/29/07 14, Smith, Steven (Anaheim) vs Rio Grande Valley, 11/28/07 14, Mitchell, Dwayne (Iowa) at Dakota, 11/24/07 14, Langford, Keith (Austin) vs Bakersfield, 11/24/07 Free Throws Made: 15, Kruger, Kevin (Utah) at Anaheim, 12/03/07 3PT Field Goals: 6, Dickens, Kaniel (Colorado) at Tulsa, 11/30/07 Blocked Shots: 5, McCoy, Jelani (Los Angeles) vs Idaho, 11/27/07 5, Closs, Kieth (Tulsa) at Sioux Falls, 11/24/07 5, Lyde, Kevin (Dakota) vs Iowa, 11/24/07 Steals: 6, Gross, Josh (Albuquerque) vs Idaho, 11/23/07 Minutes: 48, Jefferson, Dontell (Dakota) at Idaho, 11/30/07 48, Richardson, Jeremy (Fort Wayne) at Iowa, 11/29/07 48, Powell, Carlos (Dakota) vs Iowa, 11/24/07 Field Goals Att: 27, Richardson, Jeremy (Fort Wayne) at Iowa, 11/29/07 Free Throws Att: 18, Muoneke, Gabe (Rio Grande Valley) vs Austin, 11/23/07 3PT Field Goals Att: 12, Novak, Steve (Rio Grande Valley) at Los Angeles, 11/29/07 Personal Fouls: 6, Mahinmi, Ian (Austin) vs Bakersfield, 11/24/07