76ers imagine NBA G League stint may be helpful for Isaiah Joe


After enjoying sparingly as of late, Philadelphia 76ers rookie Isaiah Joe on Sunday was assigned to the Delaware Blue Boats within the NBA G League. He’ll be a part of the group on the Large World of Sports activities Advanced close to Orlando, Florida.

Joe, in 20 appearances this season, is averaging 4.3 factors and 1.2 rebounds in 12 minutes per recreation. He has logged greater than 10 minutes simply twice for the reason that center of January when he performed extensively after the group handled well being and questions of safety.

The Sixers imagine the project may be helpful to Joe.

“He nonetheless wasn’t enjoying plenty of minutes,” head coach Doc Rivers stated on Monday, through Ky Carlin of Sixers Wire. “We simply felt like we gotta get these guys minutes. We acquired to get them enjoying on the ground and I feel it will possibly solely profit them.”

Previous to becoming a member of the Blue Coats, Joe might want to enter a compulsory quarantine interval earlier than being cleared to play. On Monday, the Blue Coats posted a 120-92 victory over the NBA G League Ignite as seven gamers scored in double figures.

With the win, the Blue Coats improved to 8-4 with three video games left to play within the common season. The group is on observe to earn a playoff berth, that means Joe will probably be out there to play within the postseason with the Blue Coats earlier than rejoining the 76ers.

The Blue Coats return to motion on Wednesday vs. the Canton Cost at 11 a.m. EST.

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