DELAWARE 87ERS ACQUIRE STEFHON HANNAH
WILMINGTON, DE – FEBRUARY 21, 2018 – The Delaware 87ers today announced that the team has acquired guard Stefhon Hannah from the available player pool.
Hannah (6-1, 175) played in four games for the Windy City Bulls this season, averaging seven points and four assists in 14 minutes per game. Playing in a total of 154 G League games (88 starts) from 2010-18, he averaged 11 points, four assists, three rebounds and two steals in 25 minutes per game. He has received several awards while playing in the League, including Defensive Player of the Year (2013, 2012) and All-Defensive First Team (2013, 2012). He has also played on four international teams (2011-16), as he most recently joined AZS Koszalin of the TBL (2015-16), where he averaged 10 points, five assists, three rebounds and two steals in 27 minutes per game. While playing his junior and senior collegiate seasons at Missouri (2006-08), he averaged 15 points, five assists, three rebounds and two steals in 30 minutes per game and was named the Big 12 Newcomer of the Year (2007) and a Big 12 All-Rookie Team selection (2007).
In a related move, Askia Booker has joined Real Betis of the Espana ACB.
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.