G League WiretapAugust 2021 G League Wiretap

Hawks Sign Skylar Mays To Two-Way Contract

Aug 26, 2021 3:34 PM

The Atlanta Hawks have signed Skylar Mays to a two-way contract.

Mays averaged 3.8 points and 1.1 rebounds in 8.2 minutes as a rookie for the Hawks last season (.449 FG%, .350 3FG%, .880 FT%) in 33 contests. 

In four contests with the Hawks at the 2021 NBA Las Vegas Summer League, he compiled 18.8 points, 3.8 assists, 2.5 rebounds and 1.5 steals in 28.7 minutes (.463 FG%, .333 3FG%, 16-16 FTs).

Selected by the Hawks in the second round (50th overall) of the 2020 NBA Draft, Mays originally signed a two-way contract with the Hawks on Nov. 24, 2020.

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Haywood Highsmith Signs Exhibit 10 Deal With 76ers

Aug 24, 2021 3:13 PM

Haywood Highsmith has exercised his NBA out in his contract with Vanoli Cremona to sign an Exhibit 10 deal with the Philadelphia 76ers.

Highsmith signed with the Italian team last month.

Highsmith spent most of the first two seasons of his professional carer playing for the Delaware Blue Coats. Highsmith played in Germany last season.

The 76ers have 15 guaranteed contracts for the 21-22 season, which could put Highsmith on track to return to the G League.

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Jason Terry To Become Head Coach Of G League's Grand Rapids Gold

Aug 19, 2021 2:59 PM

Jason Terry has agreed to become head coach of the Grand Rapids Gold of the G League.

The Gold will become the affiliate of the Denver Nuggets.

Terry has been an assistant coach with the University of Arizona and now wants to get on a path to becoming a head coach. 

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Jazz Re-Sign Trent Forrest On Two-Way Contract

Aug 11, 2021 4:47 PM

The Utah Jazz have re-signed guard Trent Forrest to a two-way contract. 

Forrest (6-4, 210, Florida State) appeared in 30 games with the Jazz last season, posting averages of 2.9 points, 1.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 10.1 minutes while shooting 45.1 percent from the field. He also saw action in four postseason games.

The 23-year-old was a four-year collegiate player at Florida State, where he left as the winningest player in school history with 104 victories, also ranking third in all-time steals (224), third in all-time games played (137) and fifth in all-time assists (455). Off the court, Forrest was named to the ACC All-Academic Basketball Team and ACC Academic Honor Roll in four-straight seasons.

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Chris Chiozza Agrees To Two-Way Deal With Warriors

Aug 10, 2021 8:03 AM

Chris Chiozza has agreed to a one-year, Two-Way deal with the Golden State Warriors.

Chiozza spent last season with the Brooklyn Nets, appearing in 22 games.

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No. 6 Prospect Shaedon Sharpe Narrows List To Four Colleges, Plus G League Ignire

Aug 9, 2021 3:41 PM

Shaedon Sharpe, the No. 6 prospect in the ESPN class of 2022, says he has narrowed his list of options to five: the G League Ignite, Arizona, Kansas, Kentucky and Oklahoma State.

Almost a complete unknown a year ago, either unranked or on the fringes of the top 100 of most recruiting services, the Canadian-born Sharpe averaged 22.6 points, 5.8 rebounds and 2.7 assists in 28 minutes over 12 games at the EYBL.

Sharpe says he will return to Dream City Christian in Glendale, Arizona, for his senior year of high school next week.

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Raptors Sign David Johnson To Two-Way Contract

Aug 8, 2021 10:36 PM

The Toronto Raptors announced Sunday they have signed David Johnson to a Two-Way contract. 

Johnson was selected 47th overall by Toronto in the 2021 NBA Draft, following two seasons at Louisville. He averaged a career-best 12.6 points and 5.8 rebounds in 19 appearances for the Cardinals as a sophomore during the 2020-21 campaign. Johnson, a native of Louisville, Kentucky, was named ACC Player of the Week on Dec. 27, 2020 after averaging 17.0 points and 9.0 rebounds during wins over Pittsburgh and Kentucky. 

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Jericho Sims Signs Two-Way Deal With Knicks

Aug 8, 2021 9:58 PM

Jericho Sims has signed a Two-Way deal with the New York Knicks.

Sims' Two-Way deal is for two seasons. 

Sims was a second round pick by the Knicks out of Texas where he averaged 9.2 points, 7.2 rebounds and 1.1 blocks in 24.7 minutes over 26 games as a senior. 

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Emoni Bates Reclassifies For 2021 Incoming College Class

Aug 4, 2021 9:05 PM

Emoni Bates is reclassifying for the 2021 incoming class and could enroll in college for the upcoming season.

Bates announced on Instagram he's down to four options: Michigan State, where he decommitted from in the spring, Oregon, Memphis and the G League.

Bates doesn't turn 18 until January, so he is too young to enter the 2022 NBA draft.

Bates could end up playing college basketball for two years, or go to college for one year and then play in the G League or elsewhere for a year before entering the 2023 draft.

 

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