It’s top seemingly been about a months since the Philadelphia 76ers selected ahead Paul Reed with the 58th rep within the 2020 NBA Draft however he’s already making a title for himself.
A two-manner signing by the Sixers, the DePaul product racked up each the G League MVP and the Rookie of the Year awards on Monday; a formidable feat even if Reed had started the season on everybody’s radar.
Enjoying for Philadelphia’s appropriate G League affiliate — the Delaware Blue Coats — Reed made an instant impact with his athleticism and versatility. The 21-year-used averaged 22.3 parts, 11.8 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.8 blocks whereas shooting .588 p.c from the field and .444 p.c from 3-point range whereas main the Blue Coats to their first postseason look in franchise historical previous.
Unfortunately, the Blue Coats fell correct short of successful the 2021 NBA G League championship, losing to the Lakeland Magic (97-78) on Mar. 11 in a single-elimination tournament. Reed would tally a double-double with 13 parts and 11 rebounds whereas adding three assists, three steals and three blocks, however shot correct 1-8 from 3-point range.
After an prominent campaign with the Blue Coats within the G League bubble, Reed can also uncover himself a good deal nearer to a rotation living with the 76ers ought to smooth the opportunity come up.