NBA G League 2020-21 Call-Up Tracker: Players signed by NBA teams

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With the NBA G League season officially underway, the games being played have given players a tremendous opportunity to earn an extended look by prospective teams in need of free agent help.

Already this season, eight players have earned call-ups to the NBA after appearing in the G League. Players have signed 10-day contracts and two-way deals with teams to this point of the 2020-21 season.

As players attempt to earn call-ups to the NBA, Rookie Wire decided to take a look at those individuals who have made it to the show so far this season via the G League.

Note: Players whose rights are not held by an NBA team are eligible to be called up to any NBA team

Justin Patton, Houston Rockets

https://twitter.com/HoustonRockets/status/1362877295501877255?s=20 With a thin frontcourt, the Rockets signed Patton to a two-way contract on Feb. 19. Patton logged four appearances with the Westchester Knicks, averaging 10 points, 6.8 rebounds, 1.8 blocks and 1.5 steals in 21.4 minutes per game.

Chasson Randle, Orlando Magic

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In need of a point guard, the Magic signed Randle to a two-way contract off of the OKC Blue on Feb. 15. Randle, in two games with the Blue, averaged 20 points, 3.5 rebounds and two assists in 26.3 minutes in the G League.

Ray Spalding, Houston Rockets

https://twitter.com/RGVVipers/status/1360426418207940611?s=20 Spalding logged two games with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers before joining the Rockets on Feb. 12. Unfortunately, Spalding suffered a right Achilles injury in just his second game with the Rockets and was waived by the team to make way for Patton.

Frank Mason III, Orlando Magic

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Mason, the reigning G League MVP, was set to begin the season with the Delaware Blue Coats but instead signed a two-way contract with the Magic. He logged four appearances with the Magic before suffering a groin injury that will likely cost him the rest of the season. With the Magic in need of a point guard, they waived Mason in order to sign Randle.

Norvel Pelle, Brooklyn Nets

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Pelle joined the Nets on Jan. 28 from the Delaware Blue Coats and spent three games with Brooklyn. He was waived on Feb. 16 and will join the Canton Charge. Pelle is reportedly garnering interest from several teams and could soon return to the NBA.

Jordan Bell, Washington Wizards

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Washington signed Bell from the Erie BayHawks, the team the Wizards are using as its G League affiliate this season. They were granted a hardship exception, with seven players out, to sign Bell to a 10-day contract. He has since re-joined the BayHawks and is averaging a team-high 17.7 points and 9.7 rebounds per game.

Rayjon Tucker, Philadelphia 76ers

https://twitter.com/sixers/status/1352768965936877569 Tucker, who was going to begin the season with the Agua Caliente Clippers, signed a two-way contract with the 76ers on Jan. 22. He is currently with the Delaware Blue Coats in the G League, averaging 18.5 points, 5.8 assists and four rebounds.

Yogi Ferrell, Cleveland Cavaliers

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Ferrell earn the first call-up of the season when the Cavaliers signed him to a 10-day contract. He averaged 9.5 points in two games with the Cavaliers before joining the Salt Lake City Stars in the G League.

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