Mavs recall Yi from D-League January 10, 2012 14:15

The Dallas Mavericks have recalled Chinese forward Yi Jianlian, from their D-League team the Texas Legends.

The Mavs signed the seven foot Yi last Friday, before sending him straight to their development team. In two games with the Legends he's averaged 23 points and 12 rebounds, to go with 2 blocks.

Yi, is a former sixth overall pick by the Milwaukee Bucks, with NBA career averages of  8.5 points and 5.3 rebounds. He is expected to start on the bench for the Mavs tonight, when they play away at  Detroit.