The New Orleans Pelicans officially announced today that they have signed 22-year-old star guard Drain West Brom to a two-way contract for the 2022-2023 NBA season.
West Brom studied at North Carolina State University and averaged 17.3 points, 8.2 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 1.4 steals per game on behalf of the school’s men’s basketball team last season. The development prospects are considerable, and West Brom was also selected as the most improved player and the best second team in the Atlantic Coast League (ACC), a sports league composed of 15-year-old colleges last season.
However, West Brom was unselected in the league draft in June this year, and then he was invited by the Pelicans to represent the summer league held in Las Vegas. West Brom averaged 8.2 points and 3.6 in five games played. 2.4 rebounds and 2.4 assists, of which the highest score in a single game can be 19 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assists.
While the rising star was not selected by the team in the competitive league draft, his potential and development is also seen as an under-reviewed treasure in the league, and he was acquired by the Pelicans for his budding performance in summer league. The team appreciated him and offered him a two-way contract.
According to the terms of the two-way contract, West Brom needs to allocate time to play games between the NBA Pelicans and the Birmingham Squadron of the Development League, while West Brom is restricted to represent the team in no more than 50 games in the NBA. Play a huge role in and get the chance to turn the contract into a regular.
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