Spurs Choose Devin Vassell In First Round Of NBA Draft


The San Antonio Spurs selected Devin Vassell out of Florida State in the first round of the NBA Draft.

Vassell, a shooting guard, was selected as the 11th overall pick in the draft.

He was one of only three players in the A-C-C last season to average over 12 points and 5 rebounds a game while shooting over 40% from three-point range.

"A huge shoutout to San Antonio. Thank you. This is a blessing. I'm ready to come and work and help the team however I can," said Vassell. "I'm ready for the San Antonio fanbase and I'm excited."

The Spurs also guard Tre Jones with the 41st overall selection in the second round of the 2020 NBA Draft. Jones, 6-3/185, was named the ACC Player of the Year and the ACC Defensive Player of the Year as a sophomore at Duke last season, becoming just the second player in conference history to sweep the awards in the same year. The Minnesota native also earned AP All-America Third Team honors and was a finalist for the 2019-20 Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year and Naismith Defensive Player of the Year. In his two seasons with the Blue Devils, Jones averaged 12.4 points, 5.8 assists, 4.0 rebounds and 1.83 steals in 34.7 minutes.

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