By Jerry Wein
New Sixer De’Anthony Melton had 26 points, six rebounds, five assists, and three steals in a Drew League game.
Melton was traded from Memphis to Philly on draft night.
It never seemed that Grizzlies coach Taylor Jenkins could find Melton the consistent playing time he needed to have an impact.
The 6-2 guard may be Doc Rivers’ first backcourt sub for James Harden or Tyrese Maxey.
De'Anthony Melton & Delon Wright combined for 40 PTS to lead the Hometown Favorites to the W in the @DrewLeague Playoffs!@DeAnthonyMelton: 26 PTS, 6 REB, 5 AST, 3 STL@delonwright: 14 PTS, 5 STL pic.twitter.com/878E6hGgKn
— NBA (@NBA) August 14, 2022