Fil-Am basketball player Remy Martin gets second chance at NBA draft
Filipino American basketball player and NCAA champion Remy Martin may already have a second chance at being in the NBA, only five months after not being selected for the NBA draft.
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Minor league basketball team Cleveland Charge has just selected Martin in the second round of the G League Draft. The six-foot 24-year-old Burbank, California native was the eighth player selected in the second round, and the 37th player overall. Notably, he was the only member of the Jayhawks – University of Kansas’ basketball team – who was selected.
Congrats to Remy Martin, who was selected by the Cleveland Charge in the 2nd round of the 2022 NBA G-League Draft! pic.twitter.com/CVcifWN82OADVERTISEMENT
— Jayhawks In The NBA (@NBA_Jayhawks) October 23, 2022
The Charge is the G League affiliate of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Martin’s selection by the Charge means that he may be called up during the season to fill in for injured players, something that has happened with other members of the G League.
Remy Martin’s collegiate career
Martin previously played for four years at Arizona State University, before transferring to the University of Kansas as a super-senior. At KU, Martin averaged 8.6 points a game for the Jayhawks, who won Big 12 regular-season, postseason tourney and NCAA titles.
Martin shined in the NCAA Tournament, hitting four three-pointers and scoring 14 points in KU’s 72-49 win over North Carolina in the title game. Additionally, he had an important blocked shot in the second half of the game. After the game, he received the Midwest Regional most outstanding player award.
Martin’s time with KU earned Martin the well-deserved support of fans and spectators who look forward to his bright future in basketball.
Remy Martin is a Jayhawk legend, don’t forget it.
— JayhawksSZN (@KCSportsKingdo1) October 7, 2022
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