Sources confirm the Warriors are calling up Malcolm Thomas from the LA D-Fenders of the NBA Development League. He flew in last night and is expected to sign a 10-day contract today, making him available for tonight’s game against Houston.
ESPN’s Marc Stein was first to report the pending move.
A little bit about Thomas:
* He is a 6-9, 225-pound forward out of San Diego State
* He played one game with the D-Fenders this season. He played 41 minutes, totaled 13 points, 17 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steal and a block.
* Before the D-Fenders, he played for Maccabai Tel-Aviv. In the Israeli league, he averages 6.8 points and 5.0 rebounds in 18.8 minutes. 15 Euroleague games, a tougher league, he averaged 4.4 points and 2.8 rebounds in 15.6 minutes.
* In 26 career D-League games, Thomas has averaged 13.5 points, 9 rebounds and 2.2 blocks
* He was called up last year by San Antonio. He played in three games, totaling 15 minutes with the Spurs