Pro Basketball Update
- By Brian Kupppelweiser
- January 15, 2013 03:21 PM
Three former West Virginia men’s basketball players are playing in either the NBA or the NBA’s Developmental League.
Here is a quick look at how each of them has fared up to this point in the season.
Devin Ebanks – Los Angeles Lakers
Ebanks, who is in his third season with the Lakers, is averaging 3.6 points per game this season to go along with 2.2 rebounds per game.
Ebanks has played in 16 games, including three starts.
In the Lakers Dec. 13 game against the Knicks, Ebanks scored a career-high 15 points and grabbed five rebounds.
Kevin Jones – Cleveland Cavaliers
After being recalled from the NBA’s Developmental League on Dec. 4, 2012, Jones has seen action in 14 games.
The first-year pro is currently averaging 1.9 points per game and 1.5 rebounds per game.
In the first game of his career on Dec. 7 against the Timberwolves, Jones pulled down four rebounds and had two points.
On two occasions this season, Jones has scored a career-high six points (Jan. 5 vs. Rockets and Jan. 13 at Lakers).
Alex Ruoff – Canton Charge
In 21 games in the NBA’s Developmental League, Ruoff is averaging seven points per game, 3.4 rebounds per game and 1.6 assists per game.
In the Charge’s Jan. 10 matchup against the Santa Cruz Warriors, Ruoff netted a career-high 17 points.
On Dec. 26 against the Austin Toros, Ruoff had a double-double, as he collected 11 points and 10 rebounds.