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Shamet breaks 76ers’ franchise rookie record with 8 threes

Wichita State guard Landry Shamet is announced to the crowd before the game between the Wichita State Shockers and the Temple Owls at Koch Arena.

Wichita State guard Landry Shamet is announced to the crowd before the game between the Wichita State Shockers and the Temple Owls at Koch Arena.

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Wichita State guard Landry Shamet is announced to the crowd before the game between the Wichita State Shockers and the Temple Owls at Koch Arena.

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Wichita State guard Landry Shamet is announced to the crowd before the game between the Wichita State Shockers and the Temple Owls at Koch Arena.

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Ex-Wichita State Shocker Landry Shamet broke a franchise record for the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday.

The Philadelphia 76ers’ first-round draft pick, Shamet, made eight three-pointers against the Washington Wizards. Shamet’s eight threes is the most made by a rookie in Philadelphia’s franchise history.

Shamet played in 23 minutes, coming off the bench. He made eight of his 14 three-point attempts, scoring a career-high 29 points in Philly’s 132-115 victory. He led all scorers.

Shamet declared for the NBA after his sophomore season with the Shockers. The 76ers drafted Shamet with the 26th pick in the NBA Draft.

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