Updated: Thursday, 29 Dec 2011, 5:20 PM EST
Published : Thursday, 29 Dec 2011, 5:03 PM EST
MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee Bucks assigned guard Darington Hobson to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, the Bucks’ NBA D-League affiliate, it was announced today. The assignment mark the sixth time in the 2011-12 season an NBA player has been assigned to an NBA D-League affiliate. It marks the first assignment for Hobson this season.
Hopson will be eligible to play for the Ants when Fort Wayne hosts Los Angeles tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. at War Memorial Coliseum.
A rookie, Hobson (6-7, 210) appeared in both regular season games for the Bucks, averaging 3.0 points and 2.5 assists. The Mountain West’s Newcomer of the Year and Player of the Year in his only season at New Mexico in 2009-10 while averaging 15 points, nine rebounds and four assists per game. Drafted by the Bucks with the 37th overall pick of the 2010 NBA Draft, Hobson sat out the 2010-11 season after undergoing surgery to repair both of his hips. He was re-signed by the Bucks on Dec. 10 and appeared in both of Milwaukee’s preseason games, averaging 3.0 points, 2.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 20.0 minutes per game. Hobson has not appeared in a regular season game for the Bucks.
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