SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Sioux Falls Skyforce announced today that the team has acquired Marcus Posley via returning player rights. Sioux Falls was able to add Posley after temporarily losing guard DeAndre Liggins to the USA Basketball World Cup Qualifying roster.
Posley appeared in 47 games (17 starts) for the Skyforce during the 2016-17 season, averaging 9.7 points, 2.1 assists and 2.0 rebounds in just under 25 minutes per game. Posley converted a team-leading 98 three-pointers that season, including a career-high seven made three-pointers on December 28, 2016 against the South Bay Lakers.
The 2016 St. Bonaventure graduate was drafted by Sioux Falls in the second round (22nd overall) of the 2016 NBA G League Draft, and after spending a season with the Skyforce decided to head overseas during the 2017-18 season. In 26 appearances (23 starts) for ASA Koroivos Amaliadas of the HEBA A1 League, Posley averaged 11.5 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2.2 assists in just over 25 minutes per contest.
Posley returned to the U.S. last summer and appeared in one game for the Denver Nuggets summer league team during the 2018 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. In his one appearance for the Nuggets, Posley posted three rebounds and two assists in just 11 minutes off the bench.
Posley will wear number 13 for the Skyforce this season, and his first opportunity to suit up will come in a back-to-back home stand against the South Bay Lakers this Friday and Saturday, November 23 and 24.