The NBA Draft has come to an end, and while no local products were selected by teams in the 60 total picks on Thursday, there are still ample opportunities to be signed as an undrafted free agent.
Former Wisconsin Badgers guard Bronson Koenig was reportedly signed by the hometown Milwaukee Bucks following the draft. Koenig leaves Madison as the all-time leader in made three-pointers, and declared himself as "the best shooter in this year's draft class" earlier in the week.
Bronson Koenig, Wisconsin's all-time 3-point leader, has agreed to join the Milwaukee Bucks, league sources told Basketball Insiders.
— Michael Scotto (@MikeAScotto) June 23, 2017
UW teammate Nigel Hayes is headed to New York after signing with the Knicks for the summer league, ESPN's Ian Begley reported. Hayes averaged 14.0 points and 6.6 rebounds per game as a senior for the Badgers.
Wisconsin's Nigel Hayes will play with the Knicks in summer league, sources confirm. More: https://t.co/J6tJaMFpx6
— Ian Begley (@IanBegley) June 23, 2017
Milwaukee native and former Marquette forward Deonte Burton was picked up by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Burton, who spent two years with the Golden Eagles before playing two years at Iowa State, averaged 15.1 points per game last year with the Cyclones. He played at Vincent High School in Milwaukee.
TODAY'S TMJ4 will have all the updates right here for newly signed local products, such as Wisconsin's Vitto Brown, and Marquette's Luke Fischer, Jajuan Johnson, and Katin Reinhardt.
Free agent ?
— Katin Reinhardt (@5SWISH) June 23, 2017