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Penney dominating D-League, including a 40-point night

Penney_Kirk_2008.jpgIn just four games with the NBA Development League's Sioux Falls Sky Force, Kirk Penney is feeling right at home. The former Badger star and New Zealand standout is averaging 23.8 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.3 assists thus far. Penney is also shooting .583 from the field and a scorching .529 (9-of-17) from 3-point range.

Penney scored 31 points in his second game with the Sky Force, a 113-104 win over Springfield on March 27. The 6-5 guard then topped that effort with a 40-point performance in a 123-110 win over Bakersfield on April 2. Penney played 44 minutes in that game, connecting on 16 of 23 shots, including 5-of-6 from beyond the arc. He also added eight rebounds and two assists in the win.

The Sky Force (32-18) are 4-0 since Penney joined former Badgers Greg Stiemsma and Joe Krabbenhoft on the roster.

Kirk Penney NBDL highlights