Former Kansas men’s basketball player Andrew Wiggins gets first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and Frank Mason III signs with the Los Angeles Lakers on a training camp contract.
Jayhawks in the NBA
Former Kansas men's basketball guards Devonte' Graham and Ben McLemore have signed free-agent deals with the New Orleans Pelicans and Portland Trail Blazers respectively.
Former Kansas basketball star Marcus Garrett officially signed with the Miami Heat on an exhibit-ten contract on Friday, according to his agent. Garrett was not selected in Thursday’s NBA draft.
The second round of the NBA playoffs concluded on Sunday, and two former Kansas men's basketball players played a crucial role in their respective team's series.
Former University of Kansas guard Ben McLemore will be joining the Los Angeles Lakers for the rest of the team's season, after being released from the Houston Rockets on Saturday.
Former KU basketball forward, Josh Jackson scored his season-high against the Washington Wizards on Thursday. Jackson currently plays for the Detroit Pistons.
Former Jayhawk center Joel Embiid is expected back to the Philadelphia 76ers lineup Saturday following a nine-game absence after hyperextending his knee in early March.
Former Kansas men's basketball player Devonte' Graham played well in the Hornets versus Suns game Sunday night, coming out with a season high 30-points.
Two former Kansas men's basketball players, Svi Mykhailiuk and Joel Embiid had NBA news over the weekend. Mykhailiuk got traded and Embiid was injured.