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OKC Thunder signs Mustafa Shakur to 10-day contract

FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: March 16, 2010 at 11:04 am •  Published: March 16, 2010

The Oklahoma City Thunder signed Mustafa Shakur to a 10-day contract on Tuesday. Shakur was a free-agent call up from the Tulsa 66ers, the NBA Development League affiliate of the Thunder.

Shakur, a D-League All-Star, was averaging 20.7 points (9th in the D-League) while shooting 50.3% from the floor (295-587 FG), 7.2 assists (4th in D-League), 2.3 steals (3rd in D-League) and 39.4 minutes in 40 games with the 66ers.

A 6-3, 190 pound guard, Shakur went undrafted out of the University of Arizona in 2007. Shakur was on the Arizona team that eliminated Oklahoma State from the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16 in 2005. He spent the previous three seasons playing overseas with Prokom Trefl Sopot of the Polish League (2007-08), Tau Cerámica of ACB Spanish League (2008-09) and most recently with Panellinios BC of the Greek A1 League (2009).

Shakur will wear uniform No. 11.