Sevens Acquire Christian Wood, Waive Carlos Lopez

The Delaware 87ers announced Monday, that team has acquired Christian Wood as a returning player. To make room for Wood, the 87ers waived center Carlos Lopez.

Wood is a familiar face to the Delaware 87ers where he played in the 2015-2016 season averaging  17 points, nine rebounds, one assist, one block and one steal in 29 minutes per game.

The 6 foot 1 inch, 220 pound power forward started his journey with the Sevens by signing with the Philadelphia 76ers in September 2015. During the 2015-2016 season, Wood was called up twice from the G-League to join the Sixers.

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The California native has appeared in  30 games with the Philadelphia 76ers (2015-2016) and the Charlotte Hornets (2016-2017) during his time in the NBA.

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In his two seasons with the 76ers and Hornets, Wood averaged 8.4 minutes per game, .447 field goal percentage, 2.2 rebounds per game and 3.2 points per game.

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Before Wood hit the NBA, he played collegiately  at UNLV for two seasons where he earned second-team All-Mountain West honors and second team NABC All-District (17) in his sophomore year. The power forward averaged  15.7 points, 10 rebounds and 2.7 blocks per game in 33 games in his sophomore season at UNLV.

 

 

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