Undrafted: Which NBA teams signed Big Ten free agents?
Now that the dust has settled from last week’s NBA Draft, it’s time to sort out where undrafted former Big Ten basketball players will spend their summers trying to play their way onto League rosters.
Four Big Ten players were selected in the 2017 Draft, but plenty of prominent former hoopers didn’t hear their names called. Below is a list of Big Ten players who signed Summer League deals with NBA teams, with whom they’ll hope to earn guaranteed contracts.
Malcolm Hill (Illinois): Oklahoma City Thunder
James Blackmon Jr. (Indiana): Philadelphia 76ers
Peter Jok (Iowa): New Orleans Pelicans
Melo Trimble (Maryland): Philadelphia 76ers
Derrick Walton Jr. (Michigan): Orlando Magic
Zak Irvin (Michigan): Miami Heat
Tai Webster (Nebraska): Charlotte Hornets
Bronson Koenig (Wisconsin): Milwaukee Bucks
Nigel Hayes (Wisconsin): New York Knicks