Jonathan Kuminga reclassifies to 2020, signs with the G-League
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Jonathan Kuminga reclassifies to 2020, signs with the G-League

Jack Pilgrimover 1 year


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Jonathan Kuminga
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[caption id="attachment_268512" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Jon Lopez | Nike[/caption] One of the top basketball talents in high school basketball, regardless of class, has announced he will be turning pro. This evening, 2021 No. 1 prospect Jonathan Kuminga announced he would be reclassifying to the class of 2020 and signing with the NBA G League. "I have decided to announce I will be joining the G League Team Select," Kuminga told Shams Charania of The Athletic. "I don't see myself as a high school player again, I see my potential as an NBA player. With the G League, they'll help me a lot, more than college. Out there, they'll help me how to be open on the court and help me reach my goal of being the No. 1 draft pick in 2021." According to an earlier report by Adam Zagoria, Kuminga's deal with the G League is expected to be worth up to $500,000 for a single season, with further endorsement money also on the table. With this move, Kuminga will join the likes of Jalen Green, Daishen Nix, Isaiah Todd, and Kai Sotto - all nationally ranked prospects, with four of the five being consensus top 25 prospects in the class of 2020 - in the upcoming G League class. Kuminga, a 6-foot-8, 205-pound forward out of the Congo, chose the G League over four college finalists in Auburn, Duke, Kentucky, Memphis, and Texas Tech.

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