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Delaware Blue Coats holding open tryouts in Delaware and Pennsylvania


The Delaware Blue Coats, NBA G League Affiliate of the Philadelphia 76ers is holding three open tryouts for the upcoming 2019-20 season.

“Open tryouts are a real opportunity to make a dream come true,” said Blue Coats General Manager Matt Lilly. “These events are an important part of our talent evaluation each year and we’re looking to uncover that next success story.”

Tryout events are scheduled for the following dates:

Saturday, Sept. 7

76ers Fieldhouse

401 Garasches Lane, Wilmington, DE, 19801

8:00 a.m. ““ 1:00 p.m. (Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m.)

Saturday, Sept. 14

Wilson High School

2601 Grandview Blvd., Reading, PA, 19609

8:00 a.m. ““ 2:00 p.m. (Check-in begins at 7:00 a.m.)

Saturday, Sept. 21

Temple University, McGonigle Hall

1800 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA, 19121

8:00 a.m. ““ 12:00 p.m. (Check-in begins at 7:15 a.m.)

Philadelphia 76ers and Delaware Blue Coats basketball operations staff, including Blue Coats General Manager Matt Lilly and Head Coach Connor Johnson, will evaluate the try-outs.

Since 2013, a total of 23 players from the team’s open tryouts have been invited to NBA G League Training Camp and 15 players have made the regular season roster.

Those interested in this opportunity must submit the official registration and release forms, as well as a $175 non-refundable entry fee to the Delaware Blue Coats. Registration and payment can be completed here.

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