Sixers Select McDaniels, Grant, Micic in the Second Round of the 2014 NBA Draft
PHILADELPHIA, PA. – JUNE 27, 2014 – The Philadelphia 76ers announced that they selected three players in the second round of the 2014 NBA Draft: K.J. McDaniels (32nd overall), Jerami Grant (39th overall) and Vasilije Micic (52nd overall).
McDaniels (6-6, 200) averaged 18 points, 8 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 blocks and 2 steals in 34 minutes per game this past season while shooting 46 percent from the floor. As a junior, he was the only player in the country to lead his team in points, rebounds, blocks, steals and three-pointers, and became just the second player in ACC history to do so for an entire season. He earned All-ACC honors and the ACC Defensive Player of the Year award, and was named to the First Team All-ACC by the media last year.
Grant (6-8, 210) averaged 13 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 block and 1 steal in 32 minutes per game this past season while shooting 50 percent from the floor. As a sophomore, the 20-year-old scored in double figures in 24 of 32 games played and posted 19 points three times. Grant’s father Harvey Grant and uncle Horace Grant both played in the NBA.
Micic (6-5, 203) averaged 11 points, 5 assists, 2 steals and 4 rebounds in 85 career professional games for Mega Vizura of the Serbian League, shooting 45 percent from the floor over four seasons. The 20-year-old Serbia native was one of 12 candidates for FIBA’s 2014 Player of the Year (Young Men).