Sixers Sign Young PG From Hornets

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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.

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

Per Sports-Reference

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.

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:

 

 

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