According to a report issued by the NBA D-League, the Delaware 87ers announced the team has acquired 2014 Philadelphia 76ers second round draft pick Jordan McRae Thursday.
McRae, the 58thoverall NBA draft pick by the San Antonio Spurs was quickly traded to the 76ers. During the 2014 NBA Summer League he averaged 21.0 points for the 76ers.
According to the reports McRae spent his first season of development in Australia, playing 27 games for Melbourne United in the National Basketball League. He averaged 19.9 points in 29.9 minutes per game, and was NBL’s second-leading scorer. He hit 44.1 percent of his shots from the field, and also connected on 51 three-pointers over the course of the season, good for No. 5 in the league.
The 6-foot-5 scorer spent four years at the University of Tennessee, where he started all 37 games as a senior and averaged 18.7 points in 32.2 minutes per game.
McRae is the first 76ers draft rights held player to join the 87ers’ roster.
The 87ers host the Fort Wayne Mad Ants tonight at 7 p.m.
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