The Fort Wayne Mad Ants traded point guard Walker Russell, Jr. to the Reno Bighorns for Anthony Richardson and Jack McClinton.
December 27, 2012
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The Oklahoma City Thunder waived guard Walker Russell on Monday, reducing their training camp roster to 18.
Russell, who played 28 games with Detroit last season, was the first player to be cut by Oklahoma City during training camp. He appeared in one exhibition game, scoring five points with one assist in 6 minutes.
The Thunder must cut three more players...
The Oklahoma City Thunder signed guard Walker Russell to a contract.
While many teammates got in a little rest and relaxation over the All-Star break, Pistons Will Bynum and Walker Russell Jr. didn't get much sleep. While teammates were getting their minds right for the second half of the lockout-shortened regular season, Bynum and Russell were welcoming newborns into the world.
"Welcome back, my dude," Charlie Villanueva said as he playfully punched Walker Russell Jr. in the shoulder Friday night in the Pistons' locker room. Russell Jr. might have been in the mood to punch himself to make sure he wasn't dreaming.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) - The short-handed Detroit Pistons have reached into the NBA's D-League to fill their depleted backcourt.
The Pistons signed guard Walker Russell Jr. from the Fort Wayne Mad Ants. Detroit coach Lawrence Frank said Russell should see minutes Friday night against Memphis.
Guards Rodney Stuckey (groin) and Will Bynum (foot) were not available, leaving...
The Detroit Pistons announced today that the team has signed guard Walker Russell Jr. from the NBA D-League's Fort Wayne Mad Ants. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Prior to his signing, Russell Jr. led the D-League with 9.9 assists per game and averaged 16.0 points in 16 games for the Mad Ants this season. He recorded seven points/assists double...
The Detroit Pistons announced today that the team has signed guard Walker Russell Jr. from the NBA D-League’s Fort Wayne Mad Ants. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Prior to his signing, Russell Jr. led the D-League with 9.9 assists per game and averaged 16.0 points in 16 games for the Mad [...]
The Mad Ants are losing their star point guard as Walker Russell has been called up to the Detroit Pistons.Walker, who was in training camp with the Pistons earlier this season, leads the D-League in assists this season at 9.9 per game to go with 16 points.It will be the 29-year old Russell’s first stint with an NBA team during the regular season. Via Wane.comHat tip to @WTFDetroit_com...
Walker Russell led Fort Wayne to a 2-1 record for the week, averaging 20.3 points, 11.0 assists and 4.0 rebounds.
December 05, 2011