Shengelia, Taylor Recalled From Springfield

Josh Newman, SNYNets.com

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Photo courtesy: Springfield Republican

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – After a strong weekend with the Nets’ D-League affiliate, the Springfield Armor, over the weekend, the team recalled Toko Shengelia and Tyshawn Taylor it was announced on Monday morning.

In three games over two separate stints for the Armor this season, Shengelia holds D-League averages of 28.3 points, 13.7 rebounds, 7.0 assists and 3.0 steals per game.  A native of the Republic of Georgia, Shengelia scored a franchise-high tying 39 points to go along with 18 rebounds on January 24 vs. Maine.

Shengelia sat out the team’s 120-112 loss at the Maine Red Claws with symptoms of a concussion.

In four D-League contests over two separate assignments, Taylor, a former star at St. Anthony High School of Jersey City and Kansas University, has averaged 26.5 points, 7.5 assists and 4.3 rebounds.

Taylor will be available on Monday evening when the Nets host the Orlando Magic at Barclays Center, but Shengelia remains out with the concussion.

Josh Newman is SNYNets.com’s Field Reporter. Follow him on Twitter for up to the minute news and banter on all things related to the Brooklyn Nets and the NBA