GRANT DRESSLER #7
Height: 6ft 7in - 202cm
Years Pro: 0
Home Town: Las Vegas
Last team: Chaminade College
The Franklin Bulls have made another key signing ahead of their first season in the Sal’s NBL.
Guard/Small Forward, Grant Dressler is the first import signing for the Franklin Bulls and according to General Manager Jamie Reddish, is an exciting addition to the team and adds more length at the guard spot.
Dressler, is new to the professional game and is committing to coming to New Zealand early to work with Coach Simmons ahead of the physical Sal’s NBL.
Even though he’s a rookie, his accolades in the college game boast the potential to light up any Sal’s NBL round. Last year he was D2 National All Star, All-district west first team, 1st team all league and made the most 3 point field goals in Chaminade University History. Grant was also on the 2018-19 watch list for the Bevo Francis Award and made the “Honourable mention team” in the Pac West in 2018.
“Grant is a guy that has been competing at D1 and D2 level for the past few years and it’s now time for him to play pro ball. We’re excited to have him!” Jamie Reddish GM, Franklin Bulls Basketball
Coach Liam Simmons has been actively recruiting Grant to bring to New Zealand for the season.
"Grant is an exciting player to add to our team. He comes from a winning program at Chaminade University competing is a tough PAC West conference. At 6-7 he will bring size and versatility to our team and stretch the floor with his elite shooting ability. Grant will be a fantastic addition to the Bulls organization. I am excited to add him to the group and get to work."
Dressler has most recently be training in the G league with LA Clippers affiliate, Agua Caliente Clippers in California.
Grant continues the list of players who can shoot the three ball at an above average rate (.441). Grant is also an outstanding distributor, with strong assist numbers, last year averaging 4.26 assists, rebounding 5.77 along with 19 points in 32 minutes per game.
The Franklin Bulls, Officially Welcome, Grant Dressler!