The Philadelphia 76ers intend to sign second-year guard Grant Riller to a two-way contract, a team source confirmed to The Painted Lines. Shams Charania was first to report this at 10:36 am EST this morning. Furthermore, Riller had talks with Philadelphia prior to the 2020 NBA Draft, per Kevin McCormick.
Prior to this, the 76ers announced that they have waived Rayjon Tucker after a one-year stint with the team to create an open two-way spot.
Last season, Grant Riller was on a two-way deal with the Charlotte Hornets. As a part of the Greensboro Swarm (Charlotte’s G-League affiliate), Riller averaged 13.1ppg, 1.7rpg, 3.5apg, shot 49.0% from the field (9.3 attempts per game) and hit 46.2% of his shots from beyond the arc (4.7 attempts per game). Additionally, the second-year guard only played in 7 NBA games in which he averaged 2.6 points per game.
Philadelphia’s two-way slots are now occupied by Aaron Henry and newest addition Grant Riller. However, The 76ers have yet to sign 2nd round pick Charles Bassey to an NBA contract.
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