New Orleans Pelicans Sign 1st Round Draft Pick Kira Lewis, Jr.

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The New Orleans Pelicans is adding a rookie guard its squad.

On Monday, team officials announced that they have signed rookie Kira Lewis, Jr., who was selected in the first round and 13th overall in the 2020 NBA Draft.

The six-foot-three Alabama native coming off a sophomore campaign where he led the Crimson Tide in scoring, assists, steals and minutes.

In addition to leading Alabama in multiple categories, Lewis' scoring average ranked fourth in the SEC, while his assist and steal averages both ranked third in the conference.

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