The Texas Legends announced today that forward CJ Leslie has joined the team. The Legends acquired Leslie’s returning player rights in October in a trade with the Raptors 905.
Leslie (6-9, 205, NC State) played in Turkey last season averaging 18.6 points, 8.7 rebounds in 36 games and earning All-Turkish TBL Defensive Player of the Year, All-Imports Team, and Player of the Week (four times).
The North Carolina native has played two seasons in the G League, most recently with the 905 in their 2016- 17 Championship run. In 45 games with the 905, Leslie averaged 11.4 points, 6.0 rebounds and finished with 13.7 points, 5.8 rebounds in the playoffs.
Leslie is expected to be in uniform as the Legends host the Austin Spurs Friday at 7:30pm CT. For tickets or
information call 214-469-0822 or visit www.TexLegends.com.