Skyforce newcomer is D-League player of week
by KDLT Sports
December 03, 2012 7:24 PM
NEW YORK, Dec. 3 2012 – Jarvis Varnado of the Sioux Falls Skyforce was today named NBA Development League Performer of the Week for games played Nov. 23 – Dec. 2.
A 6-9, 210-pound forward out of Mississippi State, who had been in training camp with the Miami Heat, Varnado led Sioux Falls to a 3-0 record for the week, averaging 15.7 points to go along with 9.3 rebounds and a league-high 5.7 blocks.
Varnado has tallied 17 blocks through the opening three games of the season. In the Sioux Falls season opener against Iowa, he recorded a double-double with 11 points and 14 rebounds. On Nov. 30, in a 118-111 win at Springfield, he tallied 21 points to go along with eight blocks.