San Antonio Spurs announced that the team had signed centre Charles Bassey to a two-way contract after waiving forward Jordan Hall.
The Philadelphia 76ers selected him in the second round of the 2021 NBA Draft; the 53rd overall pick appeared in 23 games for the Sixers last season, averaging 3.0 points and 2.7 rebounds in 7.3 minutes while also appearing in three playoff games. Bassey appeared in one preseason game this year before being waived by Philadelphia on Oct. 13.
The Lagos-born Centre, Bassey played three seasons at Western Kentucky, twice earning Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year honours and capturing Player of the Year as a junior in 2020-21. He averaged 15.9 points, 10.5 rebounds and 2.56 blocks in 72 games played in his college career.
The Spurs roster now stands at 17 players