THIRD-YEAR PRO HOLDS AVERAGES OF 21.7 POINTS AND 6.0 ASSISTS IN SEVEN G LEAGUE OUTINGS THIS SEASON
TEAM WAIVES MICHAEL FOSTER JR.
PHILADELPHIA – NOV. 23, 2022 - Philadelphia 76ers President of Basketball Operations Daryl Morey announced today that the team has signed Saben Lee to a two-way contract. In a related move, the team has waived Michael Foster Jr.
Lee joins Philadelphia after appearing in seven games this season with the Toronto Raptors’ G League affiliate, Raptors 905, where he averaged 21.7 points and 6.0 assists while shooting .563 from the floor. He’s one of six G League players averaging 20-plus points, while shooting at least 55-percent from the field.
Prior to Raptors 905, Lee spent two seasons with Detroit, appearing in 85 NBA games (seven starts) with averages of 5.6 points, 2.2 rebounds and 3.3 assists. In 19 regular-season G League games with the Motor City Cruise last season, he posted 24.0 points, 4.8 rebounds, 7.2 assists and 2.3 steals per game.
Originally selected by Utah with the No. 38 overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft, Lee played collegiately at Vanderbilt where was named to the All-SEC Second Team as a junior.
Lee will wear No. 9 with the 76ers.