GREENSBORO NC - DECEMBER 18: Cory Joseph #5 of the Texas Longhorns reacts after hitting what became the game-winning basket against the North Carolina Tar Heels Greensboro Coliseum on December 18 2010 in Greensboro North Carolina. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have assigned rookie Cory Joseph to the Austin Toros of the NBA Development League.
Joseph, a 6-3 guard, has seen action in four games for the Spurs this season, totaling 2 points, 3 rebounds and 3 assists in 22 minutes.
The Spurs selected Joseph out of the University of Texas with the 29th overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft. In his lone season with the Longhorns he was named to the Big 12 All-Rookie Team and earned All-Big 12 Honorable Mention.
Joseph will practice with the Toros today at the Spurs practice site from 1-3 p.m.
Joseph will make his Austin debut on Thursday, Jan. 5 when the Toros host the Maine Red Claws at the Cedar Park Center at 7 p.m.