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McClung balanced 21.6 points on 47 percent shooting (37.3 percent from three-point variety), 7.6 helps, 6.7 rebounds and 1.4 takes in 36.3 minutes per videogame for the G League’s South Bay Lakers. Thanks to his efforts, he was called the G League’s Rookie of the Year.
The Lakers completed with a 21-11 record, excellent sufficient for 3rd in the Western Conference. They beat the Santa Cruz Warriors in the veryfirst round of the playoffs priorto falling to the Agua Caliente Clippers in the conference semifinals on Thursday.
McClung played summer-league ball for the Lakers, publishing 4.2 points and 2.8 rebounds in 16.1 minutes per videogame. He played simply 16 minutes over 3 videogames in the preseason priorto the Lakers waived him on Oct.13 He signed with the South Bay Lakers 10 days lateron.
McClung then signed a set of 10-day agreements with the Chicago Bulls on Dec. 22 and Jan. 1. He made one look for the Bulls, scoring a two-pointer in 3 minutes versus the Atlanta Hawks on Dec.29 McClung likewise made one look with the G-League affiliate, the Windy City Bulls, on Jan. 4. He had 19 points and 9 helps.
The Bulls did not indication McClung for the rest of the year after his 2nd 10-day offer ended, and he rejoined the South Bay Lakers.
The 23-year-old McClung, who went undrafted, played college ball with Georgetown and Texas Tech. He assisted lead the Red Raiders to the 2021 NCAA competition with 15.5 points per videogame.
As for the Lakers, they have just one videogame left this season, a roadway match versus the Denver Nuggets on Sunday at 9: 30 p.m. ET.