AUSTIN, TX (Oct. 20, 2018) – The Austin Spurs, presented by SWBC, selected guard Connor Burchfield as their first pick (Round One, 26th overall) in Saturday’s 2018 NBA G League Draft. Burchfield (6-4, 176) played four seasons at William & Mary where he averaged 6.8 points and 1.9 assists in 111 games played. The Concord, North Carolina native led the NCAA in three-point field goal percentage last season, shooting 52 percent (89-171) from beyond the arc.
Austin also selected Jordan Johnson (Round Two, 53rd overall), Nick Dixon (Round Three, 80th overall) and DeJuan Blair (Round Four, 107th overall) in the G League’s four round selection process.
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“We’re excited about everything we did today and ready to get this season started,” said Austin Spurs Head Coach Blake Ahearn. “Our staff is excited to be back and ready to put in a lot of good work moving forward this year.”
The Austin Spurs host the Texas Legends for opening night on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. at the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park. Prior to the game a Championship Celebration, presented by Wells Fargo, will take place during which the 2018 NBA G League Championship banner will be revealed and the player ring ceremony will take place. All fans in attendance will receive a commemorative 2018 NBA G League Championship ring.
Both individual game tickets and season tickets for the 2018-19 campaign are available. To become an Austin Spurs Season Ticket Member, call (512) 236-8333 or visit AustinSpurs.com for more information and the full season schedule.