Justin Harper Earns NBA Call-Up With 76ers

By T.C. Greene | March 3, 2017

The Philadelphia 76ers have signed Los Angeles D-Fenders forward Justin Harper to a 10-day contract, it was announced today.

In 37 games (37 starts) with the D-Fenders this season, the two-time NBA D-League All-Star has averaged 16.2 points, 7.0 rebounds and 1.4 assists. Additionally, Harper (6-10, 225) has shot 49.1 percent from the field, 40.1 percent from three-point range and 79.0 percent at the free throw line this season. The 32nd overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, he has appeared in 19 career NBA games with Orlando and Detroit.

The call-up is the second of the year for Los Angeles and the 25th in franchise history. David Nwaba earned the season’s first call-up from the D-Fenders earlier this week, inking a 10-day contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on February 28.