New Orleans Pelicans sign Walt Lemon Jr.

By Ryan Stevens | February 21, 2018

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The New Orleans Pelicans announced today they have signed Fort Wayne Mad Ants guard Walt Lemon Jr. to a 10-day contract.

Lemon Jr. averaged 22.7 points, 4.6 rebounds, 5.9 assists and 2.1 steals in 36 games this season.

The 6-foot-3 guard won NBA G League Player of the Month in November and started every game he played in this season.

Lemon Jr. tallied eight 30-point games this season, including 40 points in his last game with the Mad Ants in a 122-103 win at Maine on Feb. 10.

The Mad Ants take on the Wisconsin Herd tonight at 8 p.m. The game will be streamed on Facebook.

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