PORTLAND, Ore. (October 1, 2023) –The Portland Trail Blazers have signed guard Skylar Mays to a two-way contract, it was announced today by General Manager Joe Cronin. Per team policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed.
Originally selected with the 50th overall pick of the 2020 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks, Mays appeared in six games for the Trail Blazers during the 2022-23 season and averaged 15.3 points (50.0% FG, 46.2% 3PT, 92.3% FT), 3.2 rebounds, 8.3 assists, 1.0 steals in 32.5 minutes per game with six starts. Mays appeared in 29 games (14 starts) for the Mexico City Capitanes and Delaware Blue Coats of the NBA G League during the 2022-23 season, accruing averages of 14.1 points (43.1% FG, 88.2% FT), 3.7 rebounds, 5.1 assist, 0.7 steals and 27.6 minutes.
In three seasons, Mays has appeared in 67 career games (11 starts) and averaged 4.4 points (47.8% FG, 37.4% 3PT, 89.4% FT), 1.2 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 10.1 minutes per game for Atlanta (2020-22) and Portland (2023-24).