Spurs bring back Dawson


The San Antonio Spurs have signed Austin Toros’ Eric Dawson to a second 10-day contract.

The Spurs had previous signed Dawson to a 10-day contract last month and averaged 4.5 points and 3.5 rebounds in 17.0 minutes in four games.

Dawson appeared in 24 games with the Toros this season, averaging 16.9 points, 10.4 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 1.71 blocks and 1.29 steals in 29.1 minutes while shooting .556 (165-297) from the field and .779 (74-95) from the foul line. Since returning to the Toros on March 1, Dawson has averaged 19.8 points and 11.3 rebounds in six games. In his most recent game he finished with 25 points (10-19 FG, 5-7 FT), a season-high 17 rebounds and 4 steals in 35 minutes vs. Rio Grande on March 14. Dawson has posted 18 double doubles (second in the D-League) and has scored 20-or-more six times.