RELEASE: SEVENS REACQUIRE JORDAN RAILEY

Official Release | March 30, 2017

SEVENS REACQUIRE JORDAN RAILEY

WILMINGTON, DE – MARCH 30, 2017 – The Delaware 87ers today announced that the team has reacquired center Jordan Railey.

Railey (7-0, 245) opened the 2016-17 season with the Sevens and also appeared in 32 games with the team the season prior. After transferring to Washington State from Iowa State, he ended his college career ranking 16th in blocked shots (62) for the Cougars. He averaged seven points, three rebounds, one block and one assist in 16 minutes per game as a senior.

ABOUT THE DELAWARE 87ERS:

The Delaware 87ers of the National Basketball Association Development League (NBADL) were relocated to America’s first state in 2013 and named to commemorate the year in which Delaware ratified the U.S. Constitution, 1787. The Sevens are the NBADL affiliate of the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers and are owned by the Sixers. The 87ers play at the University of Delaware’s Bob Carpenter Center in Newark, DE.

ABOUT THE NBA DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE:

The NBA Development League is the NBA’s official minor league, preparing players, coaches, officials, trainers, and front-office staff for the NBA while acting as the league’s research and development laboratory. Featuring 22 teams with direct affiliations with NBA franchises for the 2016-17 season, the league offers elite professional basketball at an affordable price in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. An all-time high 39 percent of all NBA players at the end of the 2015-16 season boasted NBA D-League experience. In fostering the league’s connection to the community, its teams, players and staff promote health and wellness, support local needs and interests, and assist in educational development through NBA D-League Cares programs. Fans can watch all NBA D-League games on nbadleague.com.

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