Saddiq Bey

Team Detroit Pistons Detroit Pistons
Position Small Forward
Height / weight 2.01 m / 98 kg
Born Apr 9, 1999
Nationality United States United States
Team History
Detroit Pistons Detroit Pistons 2020 - present

Saddiq Bey is a professional basketball player from the United States of America. He was drafted into the NBA in 2020. He plays for the Detroit Pistons. In 2021, he was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team. Prior to joining the league, he played college basketball for Villanova University.

Player Profile

Saddiq Bey was born on April 9, 1999, in Charlotte, North Carolina. He stands 210 cm and his weight was last listed at 98 kg. He is a right-handed player and he plays the position of small forward. He was drafted into the NBA In 2020 by the Brooklyn Nets.

High School and College Career

He attended several high schools including the DeMatha Catholic High School and the Sidwell Friends High School. By the time he was a senior in high school, he was considered a four-star recruit. He committed to play for Villanova University.

While there, he was named to the 2019 Big East All-Freshman Team. He was also awarded the 2020 Robert V. Geasey Trophy and the 2020 Julius Erving Award.

NBA Career

After two years with Villanova, he declared for the NBA. He was drafted during the 2020 NBA Draft by the Brooklyn Nets. In a three-team trade, he was acquired by the Detroit Pistons. The pistons signed him in December of that year.

In February 2021, he was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week. In that year’s Rookie of the Year voting, he came in third. He was also named to the 2021 NBA All-Rookie First Team.

Career Highlights

  • 2021 - NBA All-Rookie First Team
  • 2020 - AP honorable mentionAll-American
  • 2020 - Julius Erving Award
  • 2020 - First-team All-Big East
  • 2020 - Robert V. Geasey Trophy
  • 2019 - Big East All-Freshman Team

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