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2015 NBA Draft: T.J. McConnell to join the Sixers' Summer League team

T.J. will have a great shot to make the team from his home state

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

We already learned that Brandon Ashley will reportedly be joining the Lakers for Summer League, and his former teammate T.J. McConnell just got a new home as well. He'll be joining the Philadelphia 76ers for the NBA Summer League, per Bruce Pascoe:

The Pittsburgh-native will have a chance to represent his home state, and honestly has a great shot to make the team. The Sixers used the 3rd overall pick to select Duke center Jahlil Okafor, and they have a major shortage of guards on their team. Their projected starting point guard as of now is Ish Smith, a career journeyman.

McConnell doesn't exactly have the best skill set for the NBA. He's not a consistent shooter, he's a little undersized, and lacks athleticism. However, he can counter that with an incredible motor, high basketball IQ, and above average point guard skills.

He'll put out a great effort at Summer League, and I expect him to get a training camp invite, and ultimately make the Sixers' roster.