The Philadelphia 76ers have exercised the fourth-year contract possibility for Tyrese Maxey and the third-year contract possibility for Jaden Springer, each set to take impact for the 2023-24 season.
Maxey, now in his third skilled season, holds profession averages of 13.7 factors (.480 FG, .403 3FG), 2.6 rebounds, 3.3 assists, and 26.9 minutes in 143 video games (89 begins). The Texas native performed in 75 video games (74 begins) in his second NBA season in 2021-22, upping his scoring common from 8.0 to 17.5 whereas taking pictures .485 from the ground. His points-per-game enhance ranked as the most important amongst second-year gamers final season, whereas his .427 mark from three-point vary was third within the NBA. A 2022 Rising Stars choice, Maxey reached the 20-point mark on 25 events, together with 5 video games of 30-plus factors.
Initially chosen by the 76ers with the No. 21 general decide within the 2020 NBA Draft, Maxey, 21, has averaged 22.6 factors on .504 taking pictures (.468 3FG), 3.7 rebounds, 3.4 assists, and 1.1 steals in seven video games (all begins) this season. He set profession highs in each factors (44) and three-point discipline objectives (9) at Toronto on Oct. 28, turning into simply the second participant in 76ers franchise historical past to tally 40-plus factors previous to the age of twenty-two (Iverson, 5 instances).
Springer, 20, has tallied seven factors on 3-of-4 taking pictures in 4 profession appearances for the 76ers. The No. 28 general choice of the 2021 NBA Draft has competed in 19 profession G League video games (18 begins) for the Delaware Blue Coats, averaging 14.9 factors, 4.7 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.5 steals in 26.8 minutes per contest. Springer helped lead Delaware to its second consecutive look within the G League Finals.