Suns bring Marshall back from D-League

First-round pick Kendall Marshall recalled from Suns after strong sting in NBA Development League.

The Suns on Friday recalled guard Kendall Marshall from the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA Development League.

Marshall, the team's first-round pick in June's draft at No. 13 overall, had been assigned the to their D-League on Nov. 29 after playing sparingly early in the year behind point guards Goran Dragic and Sebastian Telfair.

He appeared in nine games for the Jam and averaged a league-leading 7.6 assists to go along with 9.6 points in 31 minutes per game. He had two double-digit assist performances and eight or more assists in five of his 10 appearances.

Marshall will be available for the Suns' game Saturday night at Portland.