Friday, March 27, 2009

Jazz Assigns Koufos to D-League, Recalls Fesenko

Utah Jazz general manager Kevin O’Connor announced today that the team has assigned rookie center Kosta Koufos(2.16-C) to the Utah Flash of the NBA Development League (D-League) and recalled second-year center Kyrylo Fesenko(2.13-C). Guard Morris Almond is also currently on assignment with the Flash. Per league rules, NBA teams are only permitted to have two players on D-League assignment at any given time. Koufos is expected to be in uniform when the Flash host Anaheim on Friday, March 27 at 7 p.m.

In 48 games this season (seven starts) the 7-1, 265 pound Koufos has averages of 4.7 points, 2.9 rebounds and 0.4 assists. Koufos has been inactive 13 times this season and DNP-CD 10 times. Koufos last appeared in a game on February 17 against Memphis, scoring two points and grabbing one rebound in a 117-99 home win. The center notched his career-high when he scored 18 points and 10 rebounds in a 97-88 win over Dallas on December 2 in Salt Lake City.

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