Sixers’ Paul Reed Collects 2020-21 G League MVP, Rookie of the 12 months Awards
It’s prime seemingly been a few months because the Philadelphia 76ers chosen forward Paul Reed with the 58th rep throughout the 2020 NBA Draft nevertheless he’s already making a title for himself.
A two-manner signing by the Sixers, the DePaul product racked up every the G League MVP and the Rookie of the 12 months awards on Monday; a formidable feat even when Reed had began the season on everyone’s radar.
Having fun with for Philadelphia’s acceptable G League affiliate — the Delaware Blue Coats — Reed made an on the spot influence along with his athleticism and flexibility. The 21-year-used averaged 22.3 elements, 11.8 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.8 blocks whereas capturing .588 p.c from the sphere and .444 p.c from 3-point vary whereas important the Blue Coats to their first postseason look in franchise historic earlier.
Sadly, the Blue Coats fell appropriate wanting profitable the 2021 NBA G League championship, shedding to the Lakeland Magic (97-78) on Mar. 11 in a single-elimination match. Reed would tally a double-double with 13 elements and 11 rebounds whereas including three assists, three steals and three blocks, nevertheless shot appropriate 1-8 from 3-point vary.
After an distinguished marketing campaign with the Blue Coats throughout the G League bubble, Reed may uncover himself deal nearer to a rotation residing with the 76ers should easy the chance come up.