Delaware 87ers Acquire First Round Draft Pick and Forward Damian Saunders

NEWARK, DELAWARE - November1, 2013 - The Delaware 87ers today announced the team has acquired the sixth overall selection in tonigh'’s NBA Development League Draft along with forward Damian Saunders (6-8, 214, Duquesne) from the Springfield Armor in exchange for the rights to Jerome Dyson and 2014 NBA D-League Draft picks. With the trade, the Sevens now own the 6th and 9th overall selections, as well as the 9th selection in the Draft’s subsequent seven rounds.

Saunders, a two year NBA D-League veteran, owns career averages of 9.6 points, 5.2 rebounds and 25.0 minutes in 67 total games.

Fans can follow the eight-round NBA D-League Draft tonight on which will feature live, in-depth, pick-by-pick coverage.

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