MAVERICKS AQUIRE DRAFT RIGHTS TO RAY SPALDING AND ANTETOKOUNMPO

by Dan M | Posted on Saturday, June 23rd, 2018

 

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DALLAS— The Dallas Mavericks announced that they have acquired the draft rights to 56th overall pick Ray Spalding and 60th overall Kostas Antetokounmpo from the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for the draft rights to 54th overall pick Shake Milton.

Spalding (6-10, 215) was an early-entry candidate to this year’s draft after spending three seasons at Louisville. As a junior, he averaged 12.3 points, 8.7 rebounds and 1.3 assists while shooting .557 from the field. He ranked third in offensive rebound in the Atlantic Coast Conference and registered 11 double-doubles on the season.

Antetokounmpo (6-10, 197) was an early-entry candidate to this year’s draft after spending one season at Dayton where he averaged 5.2 points and 2.9 rebounds for the Flyers. He is the brother of All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks.

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