SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Salt Lake Metropolis Stars chosen Zaire Wade, son of NBA legend and Utah Jazz part-owner Dwayne Wade within the 2021 G League Draft.
The youthful Wade was chosen with the Stars tenth choose within the first spherical of the draft.
The Stars because the Jazz G League affiliate and cut up their house video games between Vivint Enviornment and Bruins Enviornment on the Salt Lake Metropolis Neighborhood School.
Shams Charania of The Athletic reported that Wade, a highschool senior was opting to take the professional route relatively than play faculty basketball.
“Zaire Wade, the son of Dwyane Wade, is signing a contract within the NBA G League and is anticipated to hitch the Utah Jazz affiliate Salt Lake Metropolis Stars, sources inform @ @” Charania tweeted. “Dwyane Wade is a part-owner of the Jazz.”
A 3-star guard, the 6-foot-3, 170-pound Wade had scholarship presents to Rhode Island, Nebraska, Depaul, South Carolina, and Toledo previous to getting into the G League Draft.
Gamers who’ve completed their highschool careers can bypass faculty by signing a G League contract and getting into the entry draft.
By skipping faculty and immediately getting into the G League Draft, Wade is ineligible to play within the NBA this season. Gamers have to be one 12 months faraway from highschool earlier than they’ll signal any kind of contract with an NBA roster.
The Stars will start their 2021-22 season on November 5 towards the Oklahoma Metropolis Blue in Oklahoma. The common season will conclude on April 2 towards the Stockton Kings in Salt Lake Metropolis.
Returning to a extra conventional schedule, the season will characteristic 50 video games, 24 of which shall be performed between Bruin Enviornment and Vivint Enviornment in Utah. The Stars house opener shall be held on November 17 towards the Santa Cruz Warriors.
In April, it was introduced that Dwyane had bought a minority share of the Jazz and has been an energetic participant on the workforce’s video games and observe since.
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