DELAWARE 87ERS ACQUIRE DONTE MCGILL

Official Release | January 22, 2018

DELAWARE 87ERS ACQUIRE DONTE MCGILL

WILMINGTON, DE – JANUARY 22, 2018 – The Delaware 87ers today announced that the team has acquired guard Donte McGill from the available player pool.

McGill (6-3, 185) is a native of Philadelphia and attended the team’s open tryouts earlier this season. During his senior season (2016-17) at Florida International, he averaged 18 points and four rebounds per game. While playing his freshman year at Goldey-Beacom (2013-14), he was named CACC Rookie of the Year and was a CACC Honorable Mention Team selection.

ABOUT THE DELAWARE 87ERS:

The Delaware 87ers of the NBA G League were relocated to America’s first state in 2013 and named to commemorate the year in which Delaware ratified the U.S. Constitution, 1787. The Sevens are the NBA G League affiliate of the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers and are owned by the Sixers. The 87ers play at the Bob Carpenter Center in Newark, DE.

ABOUT THE NBA G LEAGUE:

The NBA’s official minor league, the NBA G League prepares players, coaches, officials, trainers and front-office staff for the NBA while acting as the league’s research and development laboratory.  Featuring 26 teams with direct affiliations with NBA franchises for the 2017-18 season, the league offers elite professional basketball at an affordable price in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere.  An all-time-high 44 percent of all NBA players at the end of the 2016-17 season boasted NBA G League experience.  In fostering the league’s connection to the community, its teams, players and staff promote health and wellness, support local needs and interests, and assist in educational development through NBA Cares programs.  NBA G League games are available on ESPN’s family of networks and NBA TV.

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