Sevens Acquire Greg Mays From Suns

The Delaware 87ers announced Friday that they have traded a 2017 sixth round pick for Northern Arizona Suns forward Greg Mays. Mays who was drafted by the Suns with the 30th pick in this year’s D-League draft has been averaging four points and two rebounds in about six minutes of play this season. The 6 foot 8, 220 pound Forward had a stellar season at his last year at University of Wisconsin-Green Bay where he averaged 12 points, 5 rebounds,  1 assist,  and one block per game. Mays was a second team All-Horizon and Gulf Coast Showcase All-Tournament Team selection for his … Continue reading Sevens Acquire Greg Mays From Suns

Sevens And Nemours Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children Team Up to promote Importance Of Reading

The Delaware 87ers and Nemours Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children announced an partnership on Wednesday that will be centered around youth literacy. With their partnership, the 87ers will be able use their new Read87 reading program which encourages kids to read at home and school.  Nemours will select two schools from the 87ers reading program and along with the Sevens will go there monthly and tell kids the importance of reading. Also, they will hand out free books at every visit. Nemours and the Sevens will be visiting  Richardson Park and Elbert-Palmer elementary school to start the partnership off. The Sevens … Continue reading Sevens And Nemours Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children Team Up to promote Importance Of Reading

Sixers send Nerlens Noel to 87ers For A Rehab Assigment

The Philadelphia 76ers announced Wednesday that they are sending center Nerlens Noel to their NBA D-League affiliate the Delaware 87ers for a rehab assignment. Noel has yet to appear in a game for the Philadelphia 76ers this season because of an inflamed plica in his left knee since training camp. The 6 foot 11  center had knee surgery in October to try to correct the problem. ESPN’s Marc Stein reports that Noel will only be going down to Delaware to rehab his injury and will not appear in any games with the 87ers. Sixers did a  similar  thing with Jerryd … Continue reading Sixers send Nerlens Noel to 87ers For A Rehab Assigment