James Mays

Brooklyn Nets #44 - Forward

  • Born: 03/08/86
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6-9
  • Weight: 230

Five D-League Alums To Watch For In Orlando

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Fifty nine players at NBA Summer League Orlando have spent a portion of their career in the NBA D-League. Here are five NBADL alumni that can help their current and future NBA situations by delivering a solid performance.

Kris Joseph & Company Poised for NBA Call-Ups?

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Since the trade for Kris Joseph, the Springfield Armor have been on a roll. The Syracuse alum's hot start has been infectious, as a bevy of his teammates have displayed elevated efforts as of late too.

Kris Joseph named D-League Player of the Week

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Armor GM Milton Lee took a big risk two weeks, maybe his biggest since taking the reins in Springfield. He traded James Mays, an All-Star, for Kris Joseph, who'd just been cut by the Celtics.The move paid off. Joseph is D-League player of the week.

Armor Coach: Nets wanted to look at Kris Joseph

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Armor Coach Bob MacKinnon says the Nets wanted to take a look at ex-Celtics swingman Kris Joseph, that that was part of their motivation in trading for him last week. The Armor gave up their All-Star center James Mays in the deal.

Armor Trade for Former Celtic Kris Joseph

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The Armor have acquired Kris Joseph, former Syracuse star and Celtic bench-warmer, from the Maine Red Claws, trading James Mays, the D-League leader in double-doubles. The Nets don't hold Joseph's rights, but he'll learn their system in Springfield.

Mays Makes All-Star Game, but Armor Lose

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Just before Monday's game vs. the Rio Grande Vipers, the Rockets affiliate, James Mays learned that he'd been selected for the D-League All-Star Game February 15 in New Orleans. The 6'9" Clemson product spent October with the Nets before being cut.

Reed Again Leads Armor, This Time To A Win

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With his family on hand, Willie Reed had his second straight big game for Springfield as the Armor beat the Energy, 98-91. Reed, a Kansas City native, finished with 19 points and 11 rebounds, including seven offensive. He shot 8-of-14.

Reed Goes for 18 and 8 in Armor Loss

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The Iowa Energy used a 22-7 run to close out the game as they rolled past the Springfield Armor 105-89 in Iowa on Friday night. The Armor once again had a hard time putting the ball in the basket, shooting 36 percent overall and 17 percent from deep.

Toko and Tyshawn Lead Armor to Second Straight Win

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The Armor faced two of the D-League's top five teams late this week in a killer combo. They won both. Toko Shengelia and Tyshawn Taylor combined for 50 points and 19 rebounds Saturday in a win over the Santa Cruz. Toko is averaging 28.3 and 13.7.

Toko-motive goes for 39 and 18 in Springfield

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After opening his D-League career last month with a triple-double, Toko Shengelia returned to Springfield Thursday to tie a franchise single-game scoring mark with 39 points on 17-of-21 shooting. He added 18 rebounds, six assists and three steals.

Up and Down go Armor over weekend

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The Armor's season continues to falter but even though they're 6-15, there have been bright spots, specifically the play of James Mays, Willie Reed and Ben Uzoh. The problem is that they're not putting it together. The result: a win and a loss.

Armor Coach Says Youth Behind Armor Losses

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Bob MacKinnon took the Armor to the Eastern Conference championship last season and three years ago won it all with Colorado 14ers. This year, the Armor is struggling and he thinks he knows why: His team is very young. They've lost five straight.

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