Chicago Bulls sign guard Antonio Blakeney to NBA contract

Official release

Jul 19, 2018 8:25 PM ET

A prolific scorer in the G League, Antonio Blakeney led the Bulls in scoring during NBA Summer League.

The Chicago Bulls have signed guard Antonio Blakeney to an NBA contract. In accordance with team policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed. 

Blakeney (6-4, 197) went undrafted out of LSU in 2017 but was tabbed for the Bulls MGM Resorts Summer League roster last year. After leading that squad with 16.8 points per game, he earned a Two-Way contract from Chicago.

In 2017-18, he was named the NBA G League Rookie of the Year after averaging 32.0 points, 6.7 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 1.22 steals per game for the Windy City Bulls.

With the NBA Bulls, Blakeney averaged 7.9 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 16.5 minutes through 19 games.

In this year’s Summer League action, Blakeney again led the team with 21.0 points per game, along with averaging 4.4 rebounds and 2.8 assists in five games.


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