Austin Spurs Release
AUSTIN, TX (January 25, 2017) – The Austin Spurs, presented by SWBC, announced today the team has acquired Hollis Thompson from the Windy City Bulls in exchange for Jarell Eddie. The trade is final pending physicals.
Thompson (6-8, 206) started his professional career in the NBA D-League with the Tulsa 66ers during the 2012-13 season. In 51 games, he averaged 8.0 points and 3.9 rebounds. The following season he signed with the Philadelphia 76ers, and in 256 games (2013-2017) he averaged 7.9 points and 3.1 rebounds in 25.6 minutes. Thompson played three seasons at Georgetown and earned All-Big East Honorable Mention honors in 2012.
Windy City Bulls Release
HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL – The Windy City Bulls, presented by BMO Harris Bank, the NBA Development League affiliate of the Chicago Bulls, have acquired guard Jarell Eddie from the Austin Spurs in exchange for Hollis Thompson. The acquisition is pending the completion of physicals.
Eddie (6’7/220/Virginia Tech) has appeared in 25 games for the Spurs this season averaging 11.1 points and 3.5 rebounds per game. He played in 26 games for the Washington Wizards during the 2015-16 season averaging 2.4 points per game.
Eddie will be available when the Bulls return home for a doubleheader this Friday and Saturday night at the Sears Centre Arena with both games scheduled for 7 PM. For more information visit WindyCityBulls.com.