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July 13th, 2017

Brandon Paul Scores NBA Deal with San Antonio Spurs

Andrew Bernucca @BernuccaDPH ?
Brandon Paul

Brandon Paul. (Photo credit: Euroleague.)

After going undrafted in the 2013 NBA Draft and then spending three of the next four seasons in Europe, Brandon Paul has finally gotten himself an NBA contract with the San Antonio Spurs, per David Pick.

Paul has an NBA body as he’s 6-foot-4 and weighs 200-pounds. Before his overseas career, Paul played at Illinois for four years and became a better scorer each season. His senior year he averaged 16.6ppg.

Last season, Paul played for Anadolu Efes Istanbul where he averaged 8.6ppg and shot 42-percent from three-point range. Paul also played in the Orlando and Las Vegas Summer League this season with the Cleveland Cavaliers. He averaged 15.42ppg and shot 39-percent from deep across both competitions. He is known for his ability to get hot in a hurry.

Paul’s deal with the Spurs is a guaranteed one, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports. This is unlike the deal Paul signed with the Sixers last summer which was a multiyear deal that wasn’t guaranteed and led to him being waived three months after signing the deal.

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