The KOOF returns to the D-League

March 8th, 2010 | by Spencer Hall

The KOOF is heading back to Orem to re-join the Flash.

From the press release:

JAZZ’S KOUFOS RE-ASSIGNED TO NBA D-LEAGUE AFFILIATE UTAH FLASH

NEW YORK, March 10, 2010 – Utah Jazz second-year center Kosta Koufos was re-assigned to the Utah Flash, the Jazz’s NBA Development League affiliate, it was announced today. Koufos’ re-assignment is the 29th of the 2009-10 NBA D-League season and the second for him this season.

The 7-0 center out of Ohio State, has appeared in 25 games for the Jazz this season and is averaging 1.1 points in 3.4 minutes. He scored a season-high six points in five minutes in a 100-97 win over the Detroit Pistons on Nov. 21. For his career, he has appeared in 69 games, seven starts, and owns averages of 3.6 points, 2.3 rebounds and 9.3 minutes.

Koufos returns to the Flash following a one-game assignment earlier this season. In 11 career games with the Flash, including a 10-game assignment during the 2008-09 season, he averaged 16.6 points, 8.3 rebounds and 29.6 minutes.

Selected by the Jazz in the first round (23rd overall) of the 2008 NBA Draft, Koufos played one season at Ohio State, where he averaged 14.4 points in 37 games, earning Third Team All-Big Ten and All-Freshman Team honors.

A dual citizen of the United States and Greece, Koufos played for the Greek U18 National Team, where he averaged 26.5 points, 13.0 rebounds and 3.5 blocked shots while helping Greece to a silver medal at the 2007 UMCOR U18 European Championships.

Jazz fans can stay in step with Koufos, who will join the Flash this afternoon, by logging onto NBA Futurecast to watch all of the Flash’s game live, online for free at nba.com/dleague.

Spencer Hall
Founder Spencer Hall has covered the NBA, Team USA and NBA D-League since 2007 and launched Salt City Hoops in 2009. Spencer is now the news director at KSL.com
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