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Mavericks assign 3 players to D-League

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The Dallas Mavericks assigned forward Jae Crowder, center Bernard James and point guard Shane Larkin to the Texas Legends of the NBA Development League on Thursday.

Crowder (6-foot-6, 235 pounds) is a second-year man out of Marquette and was originally the 34th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. Crowder has played in 58 games this season with eight starts. He is averaging 4.8 points and 2.4 rebounds.

James (6-10, 240) was the 33rd overall selection in the 2012 NBA Draft. The former Florida State Seminole is averaging 1.1 points and 1.5 rebounds in 24 games this season.

Larkin (5-11, 176) will be seeing his second stint in the D-League this time around. The 2013 first-round pick has seen action in 40 games for the Mavericks and is averaging 3.0 points, 1.6 assists and 1.0 rebounds in 11.1 minutes per game.

The Mavericks also recalled guard Ricky Ledo from the Legends. Ledo (6-7, 195) most recently joined the Legends on Jan. 31 and has seen action in 27 total games with averages of 12.5 points and 5.7 rebounds per contest.

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