Charles Bassey Selected to G League Next up Game
February 7, 2023 - NBA G League (G League) - Austin Spurs News Release
AUSTIN - Spurs two-way forward Charles Bassey has been selected by fan vote to play in the first NBA G League Next Up Game, which will take place Feb. 19 at 3 p.m. CT at the Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City as part of the NBA All-Star 2023, the league announced today.
For the first time in G League history, fans had a chance to vote for their favorite G League players to compete during NBA All-Star. At the end of the voting period, Bassey earned a spot on the Top-10 vote leaders list.
Bassey, 6-9/230, has appeared in 10 games with Austin and averages 22.6 points, 9.3 rebounds and 1.4 blocks. Bassey recorded a career-high in points and rebounds against the Texas Legends on Jan. 26 as he scored 40 points and grabbed 16 rebounds.
Bassey is currently second in the league in field goal percentage that sits at 69.2% (101-146).
The Nigeria native has also appeared in 24 games with San Antonio, averaging 4.7 points and 5.2 rebounds in 13.6 minutes of play. Bassey was selected in the second round of the 2021 NBA draft with the 53rd overall pick by the Philadelphia 76ers.
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