Jack87 news today,Former Seton Hall star Miles Powell is signing with the Bay Area Dragons in the East Asian Super League.
Powell played for the Philadelphia 76ers and the New York Knicks.
Former Seton Hall star Miles Powell has signed a two-way contract with the Philadelphia 76ers and will get another chance to kickstart his career.
Powell joined Philadelphia after appearing in 14 G League games with the bk8 Westchester Knicks over the past two seasons. Last season, Powell played 13 times in 15 games for the team, averaging 17.8 points, 3.3 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 1.7 steals in 28.1 minutes per game. He also ranks in the top 10 in the D-League with a .446 three-point percentage, the first among players with at least 80 attempts from beyond the arc.
“When I was there at A.I. [Allen Iverson], just wanted to be ‘the answer,'” he told NJ Advance Media in 2020. “My favorite football asianbookie team is the Eagles and my favorite baseball team is the Phillies. Philly, that stadium is only 30 minutes from my house…
“That would be a dream come true, like wow, 76ers, and it’s close to home, but anywhere that wants to go on an adventure with me and feel like it’s the best fit for me, I’ll love it.”
The Trenton native played at Seton Hall, where he was named the 2019-20 Big East Player of the Year as a senior, while completing his collegiate career as Seton Hall’s third player. Three all-time scorers. In his four seasons with the Buccaneers, Powell appeared in 129 games (97 starts) and averaged 17.5 points, 3.3 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.3 steals per game. In his final collegiate season, Powell led Seton Hall to a 21.0 ppg average and led the Buccaneers to a 21-9 record and a Big East regular-season championship. They didn’t play in the NCAA tournament due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Powell signed with the Knicks after losing the 2020 draft.
Under bk8 malaysia NBA rules, teams can have up to two players on two-way contracts in addition to players on standard NBA contracts. A two-way player for the Sixers will also be eligible to serve the team’s G League affiliate, the Delaware Blue Jackets.
He will wear No. 5 in Philadelphia.
In July, Powell sued the university and his former coach, Kevin Willard, for being misled about the severity of the injury during his senior season in 2019-20. The move shocked most of those associated with Seton Hall, including legends Jerry Walker and Terry Hull.
A source close to the university said Seton Hall had moved to dismiss the lawsuit. Powell has not spoken publicly since filing the lawsuit.
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Adam Zagoria is a freelance journalist covering Seton Hall and NJ college basketball for NJ Advance Media.