OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma City Thunder assigned forward Lazar Hayward to the Tulsa 66ers of the NBA Development League Friday afternoon.

So far this season Hayward has appeared in 12 games for the Thunder averaging 1.5 points and 0.9 rebounds in nearly six minutes per contest.

Hayward has most recently been recovering from an orbital floor fracture which has cause him to miss the past six games.

Hayward will be in uniform Friday as the Tulsa 66ers host the Rio Grande Valley Vipers at the Tulsa Convention Center.

The Thunder return to action Saturday March 3 on the road against Atlanta at 6 p.m.