Royce O'Neale Rumors

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Royce O'Neale
Royce O'Neale
Position: F
Born: 06/05/93
Height: 6-6 / 1.98
Weight:215 lbs. / 97.5 kg.
Salary: $815,615
O’Neale’s production only increased during the playoffs, as he averaged 23.5 minutes over 11 games, and started the entire second round at shooting guard when Ricky Rubio got injured and Donovan Mitchell shifted to point guard. “Dream come true, really,” O’Neale said of his season at the Jazz’s exit interviews after Game 5. “Just fighting for that last roster spot, not knowing what to expect coming into the season, being on a team and just working hard each day, growing as a person on and off the court and just taking advantage of the opportunity that Coach gave me.”
He fully recognizes the need to continue to improve, though, and particularly wants to get better offensively after averaging exactly five points per game during the regular season and 7.1 during the postseason. “At the end of the day it’s a business,” he said. “Getting in (the NBA) will probably be the hardest part, but you gotta do what you have to do to stay in. You have to work hard each day, go the extra mile, because there’s always somebody that’s coming in, trying to take your spot, so just looking at that and just not being comfortable at all.”