G LEAGUE’S FOUTH LEADING SCORER IN 2022-23 FINISHED THIRD IN MVP VOTING
PHILADELPHIA – SEPT. 11, 2023 - Philadelphia 76ers President of Basketball Operations Daryl Morey announced today that the team has signed David Duke Jr. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Duke Jr. appeared in 23 games with the Brooklyn Nets last season as a two-way signee, averaging 3.7 points (46.2% FG) and 1.3 rebounds in 9.9 minutes. He posted season highs in points (15), rebounds (eight), and steals (three), while dishing out a career-best four assists against the 76ers on April 9.
Across his two professional seasons, both with the Nets from 2021-23, the Providence, R.I. native has produced 4.2 points, 2.1 rebounds, and 12.6 minutes in 45 NBA games.
The 23-year-old has also appeared in 35 career regular season games (all starts) for Brooklyn’s NBA G League affiliate, the Long Island Nets, posting averages of 20.5 points, 6.2 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 1.7 steals. He led the team and ranked fourth across the G league with 23.0 points in 22 games last season, finishing third in the 2023-23 Kia NBA G League Most Valuable Player award voting.