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Paul Reed Named G League MVP, Rookie Of The Year

Mar 22, 2021 2:27 PM

Paul Reed has been named both the 2021 NBA G League Most Valuable Player and Rookie of the Year. The Philadelphia 76ers two-way contract player was the only player in the league to average at least 20 points and 11 rebounds per game this season, while leading the Delaware Blue Coats to the playoffs for the first time in franchise history. Reed led the G League with 12 double-doubles in 15 games and is the first player in Delaware franchise history to earn either MVP or Rookie of the Year honors.
 
Reed, the No. 58 overall selection in the 2020 NBA Draft by Philadelphia, shot .588 from the field, .444 from three-point range and .789 from the free-throw line. He was the only player among the G League’s top-10 in total rebounds with at least 20 three-pointers made (24). The DePaul product started each of the Blue Coats’ 15 regular-season games and was the only player in the league with at least 25 steals (29) and 25 blocks (27) during the regular season. Reed was one of only three players with at least two 30-point games.

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76ers Likely To Convert Paul Reed From Two-Way To Standard NBA Deal

Mar 15, 2021 2:53 PM

The Philadelphia 76ers are expected to convert Paul Reed from a Two-Way contract to a standard NBA deal at some point.

Reed averaged 22.3 points, 11.9 rebounds, two steals and 1.3 blocks per game while shooting 44.4 percent on three-pointers during the G League bubble with the Delaware Blue Coats.

Reed wa a second round pick by the 76ers in 2020 out of DePaul.

Reed has appeared in six games with the 76ers.

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76ers Sign Rayjon Tucker To Two-Way Contract

Jan 22, 2021 3:13 PM

The Philadelphia 76ers have agreed to sign Rayjon Tucker to a Two-Way contract.

Tucker will join the Delaware Blue Coats of the G League in the Orlando bubble. 

Tucker went undrafted in 2019 out of Arkansas-Little Rock and spent last season with the Wisconsin Herd and Utah Jazz. Tucker spent training camp in 2020 with the Los Angeles Clippers. 

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Dakota Mathias Signs Two-Way Deal With 76ers

Nov 30, 2020 11:41 AM

Dakota Mathias has agreed to a Two-Way contract with the Philadelphia 76ers.

Mathias was with the Dallas Mavericks and Texas Legends last season.

Mathias went undrafted in 2018 out of Purdue. 

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