Former Tigers shine in D-League Showcase

Former Tigers shine in D-League Showcase

The NBA Developmental League Showcase is a chance for players just bubbling under the surface of the world's top league to prove why they deserve a spot on an NBA roster.

Two former Tigers made All-Showcase teams, Earl Barron and Joe Jackson. Barron made the showcase 1st team, while Jackson made honorable mention.

Barron graduated from Memphis in 2003 and has bounced around the NBA, last playing for the Knicks in 2013. Currently with the Bakersfield Jam, Barron is averaging 20.2 PPG and 10.8 RPG in D-League play. He is ranked the 29th best D-League prospect by the NBA.

Jackson is a rookie playing for the Bakersfield Jam, averaging 11.7 PPG and 3.5 APG. Jackson is ranked the 27th best prospect.

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