It was an empty night time for the locals.
Faculty stars Julian Champagnie of St. John’s, Ron Harper Jr. of Rutgers and Jared Rhoden of Seton Corridor all went undrafted.
Moments after the NBA draft ended, nonetheless, Champagnie had agreed to phrases with the 76ers on a two-way contract, a league supply instructed The Submit. ESPN reported that Harper — the son of five-time NBA champion Ron Harper — agreed to a two-way contract with the Raptors. Gamers who signal two-way contracts spend the majority of the 12 months within the G-League and may make as much as 50 appearances for his or her NBA workforce throughout the common season. Every workforce is allowed two gamers on two-way offers.
Champagnie follows the trail of his twin brother Justin, who went undrafted final 12 months however instantly signed a two-way contract and appeared in 36 video games with the Raptors.
“I’m an underdog, and that’s OK,” the 6-foot-8 Champagnie instructed The Submit the week main as much as the draft. “I’m simply in search of a chance. Give me a chance and I’ll benefit from it.”
The one participant from the world drafted was Westchester County’s AJ Griffin, who went sixteenth general to the Hawks. He turned the primary Archbishop Stepinac alum taken within the first spherical.
St. John’s wing Aaron Wheeler signed a contract with the Warmth to attend summer season league, in line with a supply.