ERIE, PA – The NBA G League announced today that BayHawks forward, Jarrod Uthoff, was named All-NBA G League Third Team for the 2021 season. Uthoff joins Iowa Wolves forward Tyler Cook, Austin Spurs guard Tre Jones and forward Robert Woodard II and Santa Cruz Warriors guard Jordan Poole.
Uthoff (6-9, 220) appeared in 14 games with Erie, averaging 14.9 points, 8.8 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 30.1 minutes per game. He led the BayHawks this season in total rebounds (123) and double-doubles (4), while ranking second in total points (209), minutes played (421) and field goal percentage (.503, min. 100 FGA).
A key contributor for the BayHawks, Uthoff was the only player in the G League this season to total more than 200 points, 120 rebounds, 40 assists (42) and 10 blocks (13). He also finished seventh in the G League in efficiency (21.4).
This marks Uthoff’s second-consecutive season earning All-NBA G League Team honors, garnering 2019-20 First Team honors following a successful campaign with the Memphis Hustle.
The Erie BayHawks, presented by LECOM, are the NBA G League affiliate of the New Orleans Pelicans. The NBA G League, founded in 2001, is the NBA’s official minor league whose teams have direct affiliations to NBA franchises. The BayHawks, established in 2008, play their home games at Erie Insurance Arena and were one of the first teams in the G League to establish a marquee partnership. The BayHawks marquee partner, the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM), LECOM School of Dental Medicine and LECOM School of Pharmacy offer innovative and affordable education in osteopathic medicine, dentistry and pharmacy. From campuses in Erie, Pennsylvania, Greensburg, Pennsylvania and Bradenton, Florida, LECOM provides student-centered pathways to prepare the next generation of healthcare professionals. LECOM physicians serve as the BayHawks medical staff, the team practices at the state-of-the-art LECOM Medical Fitness & Wellness Center, and together the BayHawks and LECOM promote education, health and wellness throughout Erie County.