SANTA CRUZ, CA – The Santa Cruz Warriors announced today that Dallas Mavericks two-way rookie Nate Hinton has been assigned to the team, per the league’s flexible assignment and two-way rules. Hinton appeared in two games with the Long Island Nets prior to joining the Warriors, averaging 5.0 points and 1.5 rebounds in 8.4 minutes.
Hinton (6-3, 210) has appeared in six games for the Dallas Mavericks this season, averaging 1.3 points and 3.2 minutes. He recorded a season-best five points (2-7 FG, 1-2 FT) in seven minutes vs. Houston (1/23/21).
NBA teams without an NBA G League affiliate participating in Orlando have the opportunity to assign roster players and transfer two-way players using the league’s flexible assignment and two-way rules. The Mavericks’ G League affiliate, the Texas Legends, opted not to travel to the NBA G League’s campus.