With the 16th pick on Wednesday night, the Sixers added scoring guard Jared McCain from Duke during the first-round of the NBA Draft.

While undersized, he adds another potent scoring option to the teams backcourt

He had one outstanding season at Duke, averaging 14.3 points per game, while shooting 41.4-percent on 5.8 attempts from beyond the arc, adding 5.0 rebounds, 1.9 assists, and 1.1 steals.

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The 6-foot-2 guard spent one season at Duke, but as ESPN's Jay Bilas points out not only is he one of the best shooters in this years Draft class, he is a winner.

"He is one of the hardest workers you're ever going to see," Bilas said. "He has a spirit and an attitude that you just frankly don't see that often."

So what kind of player is he on the court? The Sixers have a scoring first guard in Tyrese Maxey, and it seems McCain is another type of player who fits that mold, but don't let his size fool you.

"He's an ultra competitive killer and an outstanding shooter, " Bilas explained. Even though he is small, he gets in there and rebounds.  He's tough, he's physical and he's really strong. He just has the trait of being a winner and being a leader."

McCain took games over for Duke this season, including the Blue Devils NCAA loss against NC State where he scored 32 points, hitting on 5-of-11 of his three's in the game. In a game against Florida State this year, McCain poured in 35 points, connecting on eight three's in 11 attempts.

"The only downside if you will is that he's not bigger.  If you're good enough, you're big enough and Jared McCain is good enough."

For the Sixers they are hoping that McCain is good enough.

The team has the No. 41 pick in today's second-round, which begins at 4 p.m.

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