2013 NBA Draft: Philadelphia 76ers Select Michael Carter-Williams With No. 11 Pick

With the No. 11 pick of the 2013 NBA Draft, the Philadelphia 76ers select Michael Carter-Williams.


Age: 21

Height: 6-foot-6

Position: Point Guard

School/Country: Syracuse

About the Prospect: At 6-foot-6, there is no more intriguing prospect at the point guard position than Syracuse sophomore Michael Carter-Williams. Given his height advantage, Carter-Williams can see over many defenders that match-up against him which gives him an improved opportunity to run an offense. Carter-Williams is long and athletic and although he might not be as quick as some NBA point guards, he’s the perfect change of pace guy for an NBA organization.

About His Impact on Team:

When looking at Carter-Williams, here’s a point guard with great size who could even work his way into the starting lineup by the time the regular season rolls around. Carter-Williams averaged 11.9 points, 7.3 assists and 4.9 rebounds per game last season at Syracuse and played a key role in helping the team reach the Final Four.

Philadelphia was in need of adding a point guard in this year’s draft following the Jrue Holiday trade–so this could turn out to be an excellent pick for the Sixers.

To learn more about Michael Carter-Williams, check out his prospect profile by clicking HERE.