Aussie draftee Dyson Daniels is making his mark in his first real opportunity on an NBA court for the New Orleans Pelicans.
With Zion Williamson and Branden Ingram both sidelined through injury, Daniels saw extended run in the first half of the Pelicans clash with the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday (all times AEDT) and shined.
Daniels racked up nine points on 4-of-4 shooting, one triple, three rebounds, two assist and two steals in 15 minutes of action.
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The Pick 8’s impact went beyond the stat sheet though, making plays on offence including a nice spin move and bucket and being active on the defensive end.
“Daniels making an impact on this game at both ends of the flour in his first significant opportunity…