Saddiq Bey Rumors

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Saddiq Bey
Position: F
Born: 04/09/99
Height: 6-8 / 2.03
Weight:216 lbs. / 98 kg.
Salary: $2,689,920
The 19th pick in November’s draft is performing like one of the top rookies in the class, trailing only lottery picks Anthony Edwards, LaMelo Ball, James Wiseman – the first three players drafted – and Tyrese Haliburton among scoring leaders, giving the Pistons 10.6 points in 23 minutes a game. He’s shooting 44.2 percent from the 3-point arc and taking two-thirds of his shots from there but flashing the ability to score off the dribble and take smaller plays into the paint.
And Mason Plumlee, who remembers the influence of Kevin Garnett on him as a Brooklyn rookie seven years ago, sees in Bey the epitome of the proper rookie mindset. “He’s at the top, for sure,” he said. “His approach to preparation, his approach to practice, his approach to the game is super mature. I think that’s why he’s able to step up and make big plays. That’s why the staff and his teammates trust him.” “He’s got a very solid demeanor for a rookie,” Delon Wright said. “Not afraid to take shots. As soon as he comes in, he’s ready to shoot. That’s very important. If he can keep knocking down shots and be a solid player, he’ll be great for us.”