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Summer 76 | A Look during Summer League Minicamp Invitees

Ahead of a start of summer joining minicamp, a 76ers announced a names of a players they’ve invited to audition for a organisation they’ll be holding with them to Las Vegas after in a week for a MGM Resorts NBA Summer League.

Highlighting a stay attendees are Furkan Korkmaz and Demetrius Jackson, a usually dual players out of a organisation with any NBA knowledge with a Sixers, along with 2018 breeze acquisitions Zhaire Smith and Landry Shamet (second-round choice Shake Milton is scheduled to go to a minicamp, yet will not be personification in summer joining due to injury).

Here are some brief profiles on a players a Sixers will have in stay this week:

76ers-Controlled Players

Furkan Korkmaz

6’7” 185 LBS 20 YRO G-F

17-18 Stats (76ers):

14 G | 79 MIN | 23 PTS (28.6 FG%) | 5-17 3FGM (29.4 3FG%) | 2-4 FT | 11 REB | 4 AST

Quick Facts:

• In further to appearing in 14 games for a Sixers final deteriorate (plus one in a playoffs), Korkmaz logged 9 outings for a club’s G League associate in Delaware as well, averaging 15.4 points per game, while attack 14 3-pointers. He reached double-digits on 7 occasions in a G League, including a personal-best 27-point display in a diversion in November.

• Korkmaz was creatively comparison 26th altogether by a Sixers in a 2016 draft. He spent a indirect deteriorate with Anadolu Efes, his third with a same Turkish Basketball Super League bar that Dario Saric played for.

• Korkmaz is a member of a Turkish inhabitant program, and emerged as a pivotal dais writer during a 2017 EuroBasket competition. He averaged 10.5 points on 53.8 percent sharpened in 6 games.

Summer League Experience:

2017 (76ers)

7 G | 24.9 MPG | 12.3 PPG (43.7 FG%) | 13 3FGM (32.5 3FG%) | 11-15 FT | 3.3 RPG | 2.1 APG

Landry Shamet

6’4” 190 LBS 21 YRO G (Wichita State)

17-18 Stats (Wichita State):

32 G | 31.7 MPG | 14.9 PPG (48.9 FG%) | 84 3FGM (44.2 3FG%) | 81.1 FT% | 3.2 RPG | 5.2 APG

Quick Facts:

• Selected 26th altogether in this year’s draft, Shamet valid to be one of a many fit descent players in a American Athletic Conference. Last season, he surfaced a joining in loyal sharpened commission (65.5), and descent rating (132.1) as well.

• In particular, Shamet was a argent 3-point shooter in college. The combo ensure ranked fourth in his discussion in done threes as a sophomore (72), afterwards finished second in treys as a youth final year (84). He paced The American in 3-point correctness in 2017-2018, joining on 44.2 percent of his fringe attempts.

• The initial first-round breeze collect from Wichita State given 1985, Shamet was singular to usually 3 games in his entrance collegiate debate as a outcome of a damaged foot. At a time, he was a highest-rated partisan of Gregg Marshall’s coaching tenure.

Summer League Experience:


Zhaire Smith

6’5” 195 LBS 19 YRO G-F (Texas Tech)

17-18 Season (Texas Tech):

37 G | 28.4 MPG | 11.3 PPG (55.6 FG%) | 18-40 3FGM (45.0 3FG%) | 71.7 FT% | 5.0 RPG | 1.8 APG | 1.1 SPG

Quick Facts:

• Only a second Texas Tech product to ever be taken in a initial turn (Tony Battie was a other), Smith was drafted 16th altogether reduction than 3 weeks after his 19th birthday. He was named All-Big 12 Honorable Mention, and landed on a All-Big 12 Newcomer Team, All-Big 12 Defensive Team, and All-Big 12 Academic Rookie Team.

• Smith changed into a Raiders’ starting lineup their 16th diversion of a deteriorate after an damage to teammate Zach Smith. He finished a debate with a module record 417 sum points, and ranked sixth altogether in a Big 12 in defensive rating (95.1).

• An underrecruited actor from a Dallas suburbs, Smith is a son of a former Kansas State football and basketball player. He helped lead Texas Tech to a second-winningest deteriorate of all time (27 wins), and a initial berth to a Elite Eight, where a organisation mislaid to Villanova.

Summer League Experience:


Undrafted Rookies

Elijah Bryant

6’5” 210 LBS 23 YRO G (Bringham Young)

17-18 Season (BYU):

35 G | 34.7 MPG | 18.2 PPG (49.4 FG%) | 85 3FGM (41.5 3FG%) | 85.0 FT% | 6.3 RPG | 2.3 APG | 1.3 SPG

Quick Facts:

• In his sole deteriorate as a full-time starter, Bryant stepped up. He finished a 2017-2018 debate second in scoring, third in 3-point margin goals, and third in giveaway chuck percentage. On a conflicting finish of a floor, Bryant was inclusive as well. His 44 steals were third in a West Coast Conference, and ranked eighth in rebounding, with 6.3 play per game. His 98.3 defensive rating was seventh-best in a league.

• Bryant softened his 3-point sharpened considerably in his dual seasons during BYU. His initial year, he converted usually 25 of 90 attempts, for 27.8 percent. As a junior, a Gwinnett, GA local nailed 41.5 percent of his tries from long-range.

• Having started his collegiate career during Elon, Bryant warranted Colonial Athletic Conference Rookie of a Year honors on a heels of a deteriorate that saw him normal 14.2 points, 4.2 rebounds, 2.7 assists, and 1.3 steals.

Summer League Experience:


Phillip Carr

6’9” 205 LBS 22 YRO F (Morgan State)

17-18 Season (Morgan State):

31 G | 32.8 MPG | 13.7 PPG (43.2 FG%) | 11 3FGM (26.8 3FG%) | 84.6 FT% | 9.3 RPG | 1.3 APG | 21 BLK

Quick Facts:

• Having reached a giveaway chuck line over 100 times in any of his 3 seasons during Morgan State, Carr put adult utterly arguable tainted sharpened numbers any of his final dual years in school. He strike a conference-high 82.9 percent from a line in 2016-2017. Carr indeed did improved from a ribbon in 2017-2018, falling 84.6 percent of his giveaway throws, even yet he finished second in a rankings.

• Carr was tabbed a MEAC Defensive Player of a Year in 2017. At a finish of that season, he had generated a seventh-lowest particular defensive rating in a discussion (99.5).

• Prior to Morgan State, Carr gained personification knowledge during Williston State, where he spent one season. The prior year, he was a member of a men’s basketball organisation during Mohawk Valley Community College.

Summer League Experience:


David Cohn

6’2” 170 LBS 23 YRO G (William Mary)

17-18 Season (William Mary):

31 G | 35.9 MPG | 14.2 PPG (52.9 FG%) | 49 3FGM (42.6 3FG%) | 91.2 FT% | 3.0 RPG | 6.7 APG | 1.6 SPG

Quick Facts:

• In his fourth and final year in college, Cohn delivered his best season. He averaged career-highs in minutes, margin idea percentage, 3-pointers, giveaway chuck percentage, assists, and steals. For his efforts, he was comparison to a All-CAA Third Team.

• Between his accurate shot-making, and facilitating bravery Cohn finished final deteriorate as a many fit descent actor in a CAA (128.6 descent rating). In any of his 3 years with a Tribe, a Chicagoland local was top-5 in a discussion in assists. Cohn was a CAA-leader in dimes a deteriorate ago, posting 6.7 per game. He left William Mary as a program’s all-time support man.

• After transferring to William Mary from Colorado State, Cohn was a buttress for a Tribe. He was grouped with a starting choice in 92 of probable 93 career games.

Summer League Experience:


Aaron Epps

6’10” 215 LBS 22 YRO F (LSU)

17-18 Season (LSU):

32 G | 23.9 MPG | 9.5 PPG (52.3 FG%) | 35 3FGM (34.0 3FG%) | 76.5 FT% | 5.5 RPG

Quick Facts:

• Over a march of his four-year career during LSU, Epps’ purpose grew, and his prolongation along with it. His personification time increasing any season, as did his scoring and resilient numbers.

• A local of Ball, LA, Epps deliberate LSU his “dream school,” according to a team’s website. The city is located about 130 miles north of Baton Rouge, where LSU’s categorical campus is based.

• Epps was a haven large male for a 2015-2016 LSU organisation that Ben Simmons played on. That year, Epps accounted for 3.8 points and 1.8 rebounds in 9.1 mins per game.

Summer League Experience:


Norbertas Giga

7’0” 245 LBS 23 YRO F-C (Jacksonville State)

17-18 Season (Jacksonville State):

36 G | 25.3 MPG | 8.6 PPG (41.7 FG%) | 18 3FGM (27.7 3FG%) | 74.4 FT% | 6.3 RPG

Quick Facts:

• Giga spent a final dual seasons as a starter for Jacksonville State. He valid to be one of a some-more inclusive rebounders in a Ohio Valley Conference, final deteriorate ranking sixth altogether in descent rebounds (71) and eighth in sum rebounds (228).

• Giga cranked out 6 double-doubles a year ago, a figure that was good adequate for seventh-most in a OVC.

• Prior to alighting during Jacksonville State, Giga spent a deteriorate during Tallahassee Community College in Florida, before relocating on to Midland College in Texas. The Latvian played in a youth veteran joining abroad before entrance to a United States, and has also been partial of his country’s inhabitant growth program. 

Summer League Experience:


Haywood Highsmith

6’7” 220 LBS 21 YRO F (Wheeling Jesuit)

17-18 Season (Wheeling Jesuit):

31 G | 36.6 MPG | 22.03 PPG (55.4 FG%) | 49 3FGM (40.5 3FG%) | 75.7 FT% | 12.6 RPG | 1.8 BPG

Quick Facts:

• Over a march of his four-year career during Wheeling Jesuit, Highsmith made estimable numbers. He averaged double-figures in scoring any of his final 3 seasons, and a double-double as a youth and senior.

• A discussion actor of a year endowment target and All-American in 2017-2018, Highsmith supposing some edge insurance for Wheeling Jesuit as well. He incited aside 117 sum shots while with a program.

• This past spring, Highsmith participated in a annual Portsmouth Invitational showcase for college seniors. He paced all Division II players in double-doubles this past season.

Summer League Experience:


Tra Holder

6’1” 180 LBS 22 YRO PG (Arizona State)

17-18 Season (Arizona State):

32 G | 35.1 MPG | 18.2 PPG (40.7 FG%) | 69 3FGM (36.9 3FG%) | 83.7 FT% | 4.2 RPG | 3.4 APG | 1.3 SPG

Quick Facts:

• Holder played during Arizona State for 4 full seasons, and this year was constituent in assisting a Sun Devils lapse to a NCAA Tournament for a initial time given 2014. He ranked fourth in a Pac-12 in scoring in 2017-2018, averaging 18.2 points per game.

• During his second deteriorate during Arizona State, Holder pulled off utterly a feat. He purebred 5 uninterrupted 20-point games, apropos a program’s initial actor to do so given James Harden was a member of a Sun Devils in 2008-2009.

• Holder went off for a 40-point diversion this past Nov opposite then-no. 15 Xavier. Only dual players in Arizona State story (Eddie House, Paul Williams) have ever had a some-more inclusive single-game showing.

Summer League Experience:


G-League / International Players

Demetrius Jackson

6’1” 200 LBS 23 YRO G (Notre Dame)

17-18 Season (G League):

26 G | 28.8 MPG | 14.8 PPG (46.5 FG%) | 37 3FGM (35.9 3FG%) | 80.7 FT% | 3.6 RPG | 4.4 APG | 1.2 SPG

Quick Facts:

• Jackson was well-traveled a past year. He spent a summer with a Boston Celtics, afterwards inked a two-way understanding with a Houston Rockets, before being let go in January. The same day he separate with Houston, he sealed with a 76ers.

• Over a march of his two-year veteran career, Jackson has logged a sum of 20 NBA unchanging deteriorate games, 15 of that came in 2017-2018. He seemed 3 times with a Sixers, including a span of four-point performances in late March.

• At a G League level, Jackson, creatively drafted by a Boston Celtics 45th altogether in 2016, has proven to be a constant contributor. In 58 career outings, he’s averaged 14.8 points, 3.4 rebounds, and 4.6 assists per game, while attack 75 3-pointers.

Summer League Experience:

2017 (Boston)

5 G | 8.6 PPG (40.0 FG%) | 5-13 3FGM (38.5 3FG%) | 66.7 FT% | 2.4 RPG | 3.8 APG

2016 (Boston)

8 G | 5.3 PPG (40.0 FG%) | 5-15 3FGM (33.3 3FG%) | 71.4 FT% | 2.0 RPG | 1.3 APG

Chris McCullough

6’9” 215 LBS 23 YRO F (Syracuse)

17-18 Season (Wizards):

19 G | 4.7 MPG | 2.4 PPG (42.9 FG%) | 1-8 3FGM | 64.3 FT% | 1.3 RPG

Quick Facts:

• For a third time in as many years given his veteran career began, McCullough reached double-digits in NBA unchanging deteriorate games played. In 2016-17, he separate 16 games between Brooklyn and Washington. The prior season, as a rookie, he logged a career-high 24 NBA appearances with a Nets, averaging 4.7 points and 2.8 rebounds per game.

• At a 2017 Feb trade deadline, McCullough was enclosed as partial of a understanding that resulted in Bojan Bogdanovic being flipped from Brooklyn to Washington.

• The final 3 years, McCullough, a 29th preference in a 2015 draft, has shuttled usually between a NBA and G League. On a heels of an ACL damage his sole deteriorate during Syracuse, he displayed guarantee with a Long Island Nets as a rookie, accounting for 18.1 points and 7.7 rebounds per game.

Summer League Experience:

2017 (Washington)

5 G | 7.0 PPG (29.2 FG%) | 70.0 FT% | 5.6 RPG

2016 (Brooklyn)

5 G | 10.4 PPG (36.0 FG%) | 3-12 3FGM (33.3 3FG%) | 68.4 FT% | 7.8 RPG | 1.4 BPG

Isaiah Miles

6’7” 220 LBS 24 YRO F (Saint Joseph’s)

17-18 Season (Sportif):

16 G | 26.3 MPG | 10.7 PPG (48.5 FG%) | 22 3FGM (40.0 3FG%) | 82.1 FT% | 3.6 RPG | 1.1 APG

Quick Facts:

• Miles returned to Europe for his second veteran campaign, personification in a Turkish Basketball Super League. In 2016-2017, he enjoyed a plain season, putting adult 12.2 points, 4.9 rebounds, and 59 threes for Dijon Basket, that belongs to a tip joining in France.

• Miles enjoyed a clever summer joining run with a 76ers in 2017. In 6 contests, he posted 9.2 points, 5.3 rebounds, and 5 3-pointers.

• Miles capped his four-year army during Saint Joseph’s in fatiguing fashion, earning Atlantic-10 and Big 5 Most Improved Player honors. As a senior, he increasing his scoring normal by scarcely 6.5 points, while personification usually 3 some-more mins per game. He also constructed a team-high 11 20-point games, and 10 double-doubles. Miles set a module record by sharpened 84.0 percent from a giveaway chuck line.

Summer League Experience:

2017 (76ers)

6 G | 9.2 PPG (45.5 FG%) | 5-14 3FGM | 80.0 FT% | 5.3 RPG

2016 (Dallas)

5 G | 3.2 PPG (25.0 FG%) | 1-6 3FGM (33.3 3FG%) | 75.0 FT% | 5.3 RPG

Cameron Oliver

6’8” 225 LBS 21 YRO F (Nevada)

17-18 Season (G League):

39 G | 24.1 MPG | 10.8 PPG (49.7 FG%) | 31 3FGM (33.7 3FG%) | 55.9 FT% | 7.1 RPG | 1.2 APG

Quick Facts:

• Oliver separate final deteriorate during a G League turn between a Wisconsin Herd, and Delaware 87ers. He assimilated Delaware in late January, and granted mostly a participation off a bench, until he was changed into a starting choice for his final 3 games of a year. As a starter, Oliver tallied a span of double-figure scoring performances, and a span of double-digit resilient efforts. He had dual double-doubles with a Sevens.

• Oliver sealed an undrafted rookie giveaway representative understanding with a Houston Rockets final summer. After competing for Houston’s summer joining club, he perceived an invitation to Rockets training camp.

• In his dual seasons during Nevada, Oliver claimed some lofty honors. He was voted Mountain West Conference Freshman of a Year in 2016, afterwards MWC Defensive Player of a Year in 2017. Not usually did Oliver reason his possess on a glass, he incited aside 190 blocked shots a small 73 career games in college.

Summer League Experience:

2017 (Houston)

3 G | 5.3 PPG (45.5 FG%) | 2-6 3FGM | 80.0 FT% | 4.7 RPG | 3 BLK

Norvel Pelle

6’11” 210 LBS 25 YRO C (Frederick K.C. Price High School)

17-18 Season (G League):

29 G | 6.1 PPG (64.4 FG%) | 68.1 FT% | 4.3 RPG | 1.0 BPG

Quick Facts:

• Pelle began his incursion into veteran hoops in a G League in Delaware in 2013, yet dual years later, opted to continue his pursuits overseas, where he’s been ever since. The large male spent his initial unfamiliar deteriorate in Beirut, before relocating to a Italian League. In 2017-2018, his deteriorate was a multiple of stints with Verse and Torino.

• As a first-year pro in 2013-2014, Pelle averaged 5.5 points (51.3 fg%) and 3.1 rebounds in 35 games (six of that were starts) for Delaware. He afterwards played in usually 4 contests for a Sevens a following campaign.

• Last year, Pelle represented Lebanon in a FIBA Asia Cup. Born in St. John’s in a Caribbean, he has given turn a naturalized Lebanese citizen.

Summer League Experience:

2017 (Miami)

4 G | 5 PTS (0-4 FG) | 8 REB | 9 BLK

2016 (Miami)

2 G | 4 PTS (1-3 FG) | 7 REB

Devondrick Walker

6’5” 205 LBS 25 YRO G (Texas AM Commerce)

16-17 Season (G League):

48 G | 26.6 MPG | 12.0 PPG (46.6 FG%) | 99 3FGM (40.6 3FG%) | 92.9 FT% | 2.8 RPG | 1.3 APG

Quick Facts:

• Walker was sidelined all of final deteriorate due to injury, that prevented him from suiting adult for a Perth Wildcats of a National Basketball League of Australia. He had concluded to a understanding with a bar in July, following 2017 summer league.

• Walker’s strongest of 3 veteran seasons came in 2016-217, when he spent a infancy of a debate with a Delaware 87ers as was comparison as a G League’s Most Improved Player. In 38 outings with a Sevens, Walker accounted for 12.5 points, 2.9 rebounds, and 1.5 assists per game, while converting 81 3-pointers (41.3 3fg%).

• Walker primarily pennyless into a pro ranks after holding partial in several G League open tryouts. He held a courtesy of a San Antonio Spurs, that brought him to training stay that year. Walker was after reserved to a Austin Spurs, and contributed to their run to a semi-finals of a G League post-season.

Summer League Experience:

2017 (Utah)

6 G | 9.3 PPG (35.7 FG%) | 9 3FGM (26.5 3FG%) | 87.5 FT% | 1.5 RPG

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