It wasn’t an ambitious selection for the Cleveland Cavaliers at #14 in the 2022 NBA Draft in going with Ochai Agbaji there. Agbaji looks to have the makings of a terrific catch-and-shoot player on the perimeter for Cleveland, and over his time at Kansas, did progress in that area. He knocked down 40.7 percent from three-point range as a senior, and 37.7 percent of his three-point attempts as a junior, with the volume being 6.5 and 6.9 per game in those seasons.
The Cleveland Cavaliers got their guy in Ochai Agbaji in the first round of the 2022 NBA Draft. It seemed like he was going to be the pick all along, with Koby Altman looking for a winner and more of a “veteran” prospect over someone to develop. Fresh...
The NBA’s Denver Nuggets have signed former Kansas basketball player Christian Braun to his first professional contract, general manager Calvin Booth announced Sunday on the Nuggets’ official Website. Braun was selected No 21 overall by Denver in the June 23 NBA Draft, he signed a standard rookie scale...
The Oak Park High graduate, 22, will receive a significant sum of money over four years, per the NBA salary scale for rookies.
CLEVELAND — Editor's Note: The video above is from a recent episode of the "Locked on Cavs Podcast" The Cleveland Cavaliers wasted no time in getting two of their 2022 draft picks signed to rookie deals today. First round pick Ochai Agbaji has been signed to a standard rookie-scale...
The Cavaliers have officially signed 2022 draft picks Ochai Agbaji and Isaiah Mobley, the team announced Saturday in a press release. The 14th overall pick in last week’s draft, Agbaji received the rookie scale contract that is standard for first-round picks. Assuming he signed for the full 120% of the rookie scale, which is the norm, he’ll earn approximately $3.9M in Year 1 and $18.7M across four years.
The Cleveland Cavaliers announced that the 22-year-old rookie signed his rookie contract Saturday.
Cleveland Cavaliers incoming rookies Ochai Agbaji, Isaiah Mobley, and Luke Travers will be on the roster for the upcoming NBA Summer League in Las Vegas.
The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed 2022 NBA Draft picks Ochai Agbaji and Isaiah Mobley, President of Basketball Operations Koby Altman announced today from Cleveland Clinic Courts. Agbaji (6-5, 215) was selected by the Cavaliers with the 14th pick in the 2022 NBA Draft. Agbaji started in all 39 games this...
Cleveland Cavaliers’ summer league roster highlighted by rookies Ochai Agbaji, Isaiah Mobley and Luke Travers
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Cleveland Cavaliers have set their roster for Las Vegas Summer League -- a team highlighted by three of the four rookies from the 2022 NBA Draft class. No. 14 pick Ochai Agbaji will be joined by second-rounders Isaiah Mobley and Luke Travers. No. 39 pick Khalifa Diop, one of the draft-and-stash players, is not participating. Diop is already back overseas, transitioning from last year’s club Gran Canaria to a new one. Sources say Diop has numerous interested suitors and may sign to play in the EuroLeague -- a step up from Liga ACB. While the Cavs were initially hoping Diop could at least participate in the summer camp, that won’t be the case.
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The Cleveland Cavaliers picked Ochai Agbaji from Kansas at No.14 in the recent NBA Draft and that decision has been met with a mixed bag of reactions. While he’s not a prospect that some thought might have more upside like AJ Griffin of Duke or Malaki Branham of Ohio State, he is coming to the Cavs with four years of collegiate experience, including a National Championship. He’s also likely among the readiest players in the draft with his shooting ability and much-needed help in the team scoring department.
LAWRENCE — As Ochai Agbaji watched the picks go by last week at the NBA draft, there were a few things on his mind. Agbaji, who spent the past four years playing at Kansas, wasn’t worried about when his name would be called. He was just hoping someone would believe in him enough to select him. Up until the moment he learned where his professional career would begin, he felt blessed to be in that position and share that moment with friends and family.
When the Cleveland Cavaliers selected Ochai Agbaji 14th overall this past Thursday night, it was not a selection that I was jumping for joy about. It was a selection that was alright, it just wasn’t one that appeared to have high upside. It was somewhat disappointing that neither Jalen...
The Cleveland Cavaliers made a significant splash in the 2022 NBA Draft, adding yet another young player to their promising core as they took Kansas wing Ochai Agbaji 14th overall. That sparked some rumors that the Cavs could potentially trade Isaac Okoro to open up more minutes for Agbaji, but it appears that will not be the case.