Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Edwards in Armor

From Korea, to the Ukraine ... now to Springfield for ex-UConn forward Gavin Edwards.

Edwards has been added to the roster of the Springfield Armor, an NBA development league team.

Edwards most recently played with the Anyang KT&G Kites of the Korean Basketball League, averaging 5.1 points and 2.4 rebounds in seven games. He then moved on to Khimik-OPZ Yuzny of the Ukrainian Basketball Super League, averaging 5.3 points and 2.3 boards in three contests.

This past summer, Edwards played for the Phoenix Suns in the NBA’s Las Vegas Summer League, averaging 3.6 points and 2.2 rebounds in five games.

“Gavin is an athletic and versatile front court player and we’re excited to have him here in Springfield,” Armor head coach Dee Brown said.

Edwards will join the Armor for weekend road games in Fort Wayne on Saturday (7:30 p.m.) and Maine on Sunday (5 p.m.). Both games can be seen live on

Edwards will also prepare to face former UConn teammate Jeff Adrien and the Erie BayHawks on Fri. Dec. 31st (7 p.m.) and Sun. Jan. 2nd (5 p.m.) at the MassMutual Center

To make room for Edwards, the Armor waived Jamar Brown due to injury.

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