Sixers Sign Rayjon Tucker To Two-Way Deal

6:14pm: The signing is official, according to a team press release.


2:05pm: The Sixers intend to sign free agent wing Rayjon Tucker to a two-way contract, reports Shams Charania of The Athletic (via Twitter). According to Charania, Philadelphia will then send Tucker to play in the G League’s Disney World bubble for its NBAGL affiliate, the Delaware Blue Coats.

Tucker, 23, spent most of his rookie season in 2019/20 with the Jazz, appearing in 20 games for the club. He also put up big numbers in the G League for the Wisconsin Herd and the Salt Lake City Stars, averaging 23.3 PPG, 4.8 RPG, and 2.5 APG in 19 NBAGL games (33.4 MPG).

Tucker was traded from Utah to Cleveland in a salary-dump deal in the offseason and was subsequently waived. He quickly caught on with the Clippers for training camp, but didn’t crack the team’s regular season roster and was released again a few days before opening night.

The 76ers had an open two-way slot after cutting Dakota Mathias earlier this week, so no corresponding roster move will be required to make room for Tucker. He’ll join Paul Reed as Philadelphia’s two-way players.

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5 thoughts on “Sixers Sign Rayjon Tucker To Two-Way Deal

  1. Simmons>Russ

    Good move, Tucker is an upgrade over Mathias. He’s a solid performer at G League level and when asked to step up to NBA level he did a decent job with the Jazz

  2. KnickerbockerAl

    Who ?? Don’t know anything about him. Sixers should go after Rose.

    • BPFlyers

      She is 99 and the last of the Golden Girls. They could probably get her for the League minimum!

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