NBA Development League Announced 2013 Expansion Draft Results
NEW YORK, Aug. 29, 2013 – The Delaware 87ers have selected the rights to 16 players through the 2013 NBA Development League Expansion Draft. Delaware’s roster is now comprised of team’s 2013-14 Returning Player List and will hold the rights to these players for two seasons.
All returning 2012-13 NBA D-League teams were able to protect the rights of up to 12 players each. The player rights available to Delaware in the Expansion Draft were comprised of unprotected players from 2012-13 NBA D-League team rosters. Delaware was able to select up to 16 unprotected players, with no more than two selections from any NBA D-League team.
The 87ers, owned and operated by the Philadelphia 76ers, will debut this season in the NBA Development League and play their home games at the Bob Carpenter Center on the campus of the University of Delaware.
Following are the complete results of Delaware’s 2013 NBA D-League Expansion Draft:
|Josh Akognon||5-11||185||Cal State Fullerton|
|Chris Cooper||6-10||245||Old Dominion|
|Frank Hassell||6-8||235||Old Dominion|
|Darrington Hobson||6-7||210||New Mexico|
|Ish Smith||6-0||175||Wake Forest|
|Sean Williams||6-10||235||Boston College|