San Antonio Assigns Chimezie Metu and Lonnie Walker IV to Austin Spurs

Official Release | January 25, 2019

SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 25, 2019) – The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have assigned forward Chimezie Metu and guard Lonnie Walker IV to the Austin Spurs of the NBA G League.

In 16 games with Austin, Metu is averaging 14.4 points, 7.4 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.50 blocks in 28.9 minutes. The first-year forward out of the University of Southern California is averaging 2.3 points and 1.4 rebounds in 5.5 minutes in 19 appearances this season with San Antonio.

Walker IV has seen action in 18 games with Austin, averaging 16.1 points, 2.8 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 27.1 minutes. The rookie guard out of the University of Miami has made one appearance for San Antonio.

Both Metu and Walker IV will be available for the Austin Spurs tonight as they visit the Rio Grande Valley Vipers at 7 p.m. at Bert Ogden Arena.