87ERS SEAN KILPATRICK NAMED NBA DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE PERFORMER OF THE WEEK

by Ivan | December 14, 2015 3:44 PM

NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2015 – Delaware 87ers guard Sean Kilpatrick was today named NBA Development League Performer of the Week for games Played Monday, Dec. 7 through Sunday, Dec. 13.  The honor is the second this season for Kilpatrick, who first was named Performer of the Week on Nov. 30.

Kilpatrick (6-4, 219, Cincinnati) led Delaware to a 2-1 record, averaging 32.7 points on 62.5 percent shooting from the floor to go with 3.7 rebounds and 1.3 assists.   He scored an NBA D-League season-high 45 points, connecting on six-of-eight from behind the arc and 12-of-18 from the floor, in a 128-124 win over the Fort Wayne Mad Ants on Dec. 9.  On Dec. 13, he recorded 32 points in a 118-106 win against the Erie BayHawks.

For the season, Kilpatrick is averaging 25.9 points (third best in the NBA D-League) on 51.1 percent shooting, second best in the league among players who have taken at least 180 shots.  He ranks first among NBA D-League players who have attempted at least 60 three-pointers, connecting on 47.4 percent from long range.

A second-year member of the 87ers, Kilpatrick earned a GATORADE Call-Up to the Minnesota Timberwolves during the 2014-15 season.

Other top performers considered include Austin’s Orlando Johnson, Bakersfield’s Xavier Munford, Grand Rapids’ Lorenzo Brown, Idaho’s Tyus Jones, Iowa’s Andrew Harrison, Raptor’s Ronald Roberts, Jr., Rio Grande Valley’s Raphiael Putney and Texas’ Tu Holloway.

File Photo - Delaware 87ers Guard SEAN KILPATRICK (14) drives towards the basket in the first half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Canton Charge (Cleveland Cavaliers) Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center in Newark, DEL. Photo By Saquan Stimpson[1]

File Photo – Delaware 87ers Guard SEAN KILPATRICK (14) drives towards the basket in the first half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Canton Charge (Cleveland Cavaliers) Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center in Newark, DEL. Photo By Saquan Stimpson

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