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

Official Release | March 19, 2019

SAN ANTONIO (March 19, 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 23 total games with Austin, Metu holds averages of 14.1 points, 7.5 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.52 blocks in 27.7 minutes. Metu has scored in double-digits in 19-of-23 appearances with Austin, including seven-straight dating back to January 25.

Walker IV has appeared in 26 games for Austin, averaging 16.2 points, 3.0 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.19 steals in 27.2 minutes. The University of Miami product has recorded 20-or-more points in 8 of his last 12 games with Austin.

Metu and Walker IV will join the Austin Spurs as they host the Texas Legends tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park.