— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) August 18, 2021
Two-way contracts are a super underrated part of any roster. The ability to 1) get young players on cheap contracts and 2) have raw talent develop in the G-League and serve as depth is a must-have for any true title contender.
I been a huge Grant Riller guy for the last 5-6 months but this guy right here mayve slid into the number 1 spot pic.twitter.com/T5l0Zo3gAo
— AJ Torres (@ajtorres1230) September 26, 2020
Now to Riller himself:
24 Years Old, 6’3, 190 lbs
Played at College of Charleston in the CAA (stats below)
56th overall pick in the 2020 Draft by the Hornets
Branded Sports own AJ Torres was VERY high on Riller way before this materialized
Grant Riller is the most talented driver in this class.
He uses changes of pace, a manipulative handle, ambidextrous finishing and masterful body control to thrive as a finisher: pic.twitter.com/Ua4RYfNjaN
— Jackson Frank (@jackfrank_jjf) June 17, 2020
Riller excels at driving the lane but also functions as a competent shooter from the perimeter (36% from 3 in college). I would hope with better players and improved shot-creation that Riller could become an above league average 3-point shooter as a part of his development process.
— Scott Eisberg (@SEisbergWCIV) February 27, 2021
Who knows if we’ll ever see Riller play significant minutes for the Sixers, but Morey has a knack at finding young talent. Here’s to hoping this is a slam-dunk move:
— NBA Summer League (@NBASummerLeague) August 9, 2021