The Texas Legends have acquired the returning player rights to Malik Pope in a trade with the Greensboro Swarm. In return, Texas sends the returning player rights to Donte Ingram.
Pope (6-10, 220, San Diego State) played 20 games for the Swarm last season as a rookie, averaging 6.7 points, 4.5 rebounds in 16.3 minutes per game. The California native spent four years at San Diego State tallying 12.8 points, 6.8 rebounds, 1.2 assists, and 1.2 blocks per game as a senior and earning Mountain West All-Conference honors.
Ingram (6-6, 215, Loyola) played 42 games for Texas last season after joining the team as a rookie out of Mavericks training camp. Ingram averaged 3.7 points, 2.2 rebounds in 15.3 minutes.
The G League Draft will be held Saturday, October 26th at 12pm CT. Fans can follow the live picks at NBAGLeague.com or join the Legends’ live draft party at Strikz Entertainment (8789 Lebanon Road, Frisco, TX 75034).
The Legends will open their season on the road in Memphis November 8th and host the Hustle in a rematch the following night for their home opener at 7:30pm CT at the Comerica Center. For tickets or information call 214-469-0822 or visit www.TexLegends.com.