KAI SOTTO Is NBA G League Bound!
Things are looking more promising than ever for our very own Kai Sotto who decided to jump straight to the G League, NBA's developmental territory. He has now become the first international prospect to sign a deal in the said basketball program.
REPRESENT 🇵🇭— ABS-CBN Sports (@abscbnsports) May 11, 2020
Kai Sotto is heading to the NBA G League to become its 1st international draft prospect, per Shams Charania pic.twitter.com/OKzJJNgvqi
According to The Athletic's Shams Charania, the 7'2 hardcourt prospect - who just turned 18 today - has opted to skip college and will be joining forces with another promising talent, Fil-Am Jal Green in the new G League team in Southern California. Also joining them are Isaiah Todd and Daishen Nix from the 2020 class.
Kai Sotto — a 7-foot-2 center from the Philippines — has decided to skip college and will be the first international draft prospect to sign a deal in the NBA G League pro program, sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) May 11, 2020
Kai, who previously played for Ateneo Blue Eaglets and the national youth team, moved to the United States in April 2019 and entered The Skill Academy in Atlanta.
The G League is the National Basketball Association's official minor league basketball organization. We're rooting for you, Kai!