PAUL REED NAMED NBA G LEAGUE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
February 16, 2021
PHILADELPHIA 76ERS TWO-WAY CONTRACT PLAYER AVERAGED 24.7 POINTS, 11.0 REBOUNDS AND 2.0 STEALS IN 33.0 MINUTES PER GAME FOR BLUE COATS
REED LED DELAWARE TO FIRST 3-0 START IN FRANCHISE HISTORY
WILMINGTON – FEB. 16, 2021 – The NBA G League announced today that Philadelphia 76ers two-way contract player Paul Reed was named NBA G League Player of the Week for games played during the first week of the 2021 NBA G League season, which began Feb. 10.
In three wins with the Delaware Blue Coats, Reed averaged 24.7 points, 11.0 rebounds, 2.0 steals and 1.0 blocks in 33.0 minutes per game. He posted no fewer than 20 points and 10 rebounds in any game. Reed is shooting .620 from the field on nearly 17 attempts per contest.
In the Blue Coats’ 108-101 win over the Agua Caliente Clippers on Sunday, Reed posted a career-high 31 points with 11 rebounds for his third consecutive double-double. The DePaul product and No. 58 overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft opened the season with two double-double efforts in as many days on Feb. 11 and Feb. 12. On Friday against the Santa Cruz Warriors, Reed poured in a game-high 23 points with 12 rebounds, three assists and a game-high four steals. The Orlando native’s NBA G League debut was a 20-point, 10-rebound performance on Thursday against the Fort Wayne Mad Ants.
The Blue Coats will take on the Greensboro Swarm on Tuesday at 7 p.m. ET. The game can be seen locally on DETV Channel 28 and heard on Rowan Radio 89.7 WGLS-FM.
ABOUT THE DELAWARE BLUE COATS:
The Delaware Blue Coats are the official NBA G League affiliate of the Philadelphia 76ers. The team plays its home games at the all-new 76ers Fieldhouse in Wilmington, Delaware. For ticket information, visit SIXERS.COM/BLUECOATS. The Delaware Blue Coats organization is a Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment property.