PHILADELPHIA 76ERS TWO-WAY CONTRACT PLAYER RANKS THIRD IN G LEAGUE IN SCORING WITH 23.3 POINTS PER GAME FOR BLUE COATS
WILMINGTON – FEB. 10, 2020 – The NBA G League announced today that Philadelphia 76ers two-way contract player Marial Shayok has been named to the Eastern Conference Midseason All-NBA G League Team. The rookie was one of 12 Eastern Conference players selected by NBA G League coaches and general managers.
In 25 games played with the Delaware Blue Coats, Shayok holds averages of 23.3 points, 5.4 rebounds and 3.3 assists in 29.4 minutes per game. The Ottawa native currently ranks third in the G League in scoring average, while shooting .459 from the field, .364 from beyond the arc and .855 from the free-throw line. Shayok’s 224 field goals made are the sixth-most in the G League this season. His .855 free-throw percentage puts him in a tie for 10th in the league and matches the fourth-best mark among players with at least 50 free throws attempted.
On Nov. 18, it was announced that Shayok earned NBA G League Player of the Week honors for games played between Friday, Nov. 8 and Sunday, Nov. 17. It was the first Player of the Week honor of the 2019-20 G League season. For the week, Shayok averaged 35.0 points, 9.3 rebounds and 3.7 assists in 32.7 minutes per game, including a 42-point performance against the Greensboro Swarm on Nov. 11.
Shayok recently scored the first points of his NBA career on a three-point field goal for the 76ers last Thursday night in Milwaukee.