NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2016 – Chasson Randle of the Westchester Knicks today was named NBA Development League Performer of the Week for games played Monday, Dec. 12, through Sunday, Dec. 18.
Randle (6-3, Stanford) led Westchester to a 2-1 week, averaging 28.7 points (fourth in the league) on 51.8 percent shooting, including 17-of-29 from behind the arc, to go with 4.7 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 1.3 steals. On Dec. 16, he scored a season-high 38 points on 12-of-19 shooting to go with four rebounds, three assists and two steals in a 132-124 victory over the Texas Legends. Randle’s nine three-pointers in in the game set a franchise record. On Dec. 18, he hit seven threes on his way to 36 points in a 120-106 win over the Austin Spurs.
Randle is averaging 22.3 points on 43.4 percent shooting, 3.9 rebounds and 3.3 assists. He was acquired by Westchester as an affiliate player of the New York Knicks before the season after playing last year in the Czech Republic.
Other top performers considered included Fort Wayne’s Alex Poythress, Los Angeles’ Vander Blue, Northern Arizona’s Elijah Millsap, Oklahoma City’s Daniel Hamilton, Raptors 905’s CJ Leslie and Rio Grande Valley’s Darius Morris.