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.
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.
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