Vipers Stalwart Asumnu Named D-League Player Of The Week

Stanley Asumnu of the Rio Grande Valley Vipers was named NBA Development League Performer of the Week for games played Dec 12-18.

For the week, the 6-5, 220-pound forward out of Tennessee averaged an NBA D-League-high 26.0 points to go along with a team-high 12.0 rpg, as the Vipers went 1-1.

In helping Rio Grande Valley snap the Austin Toros TM three-game home win streak Thursday, Dec. 16, Asumnu posted game highs of 28 points and 10 rebounds, as the Vipers scored a 119-108 victory. The following night, in a

124-114 loss on the road against the Texas Legends, Asumnu recorded another double-double, scoring 24 points and pulling down a game-high 14 rebounds.

On the season, Asumnu is averaging 20.0 points and 8.9 rebounds while shooting .582 from the field.