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Kentucky’s Wenyen Gabriel to play summer league with Sacramento
By ADAM ZAGORIA
Kentucky’s Wenyen Gabriel will play summer league with the Sacramento Kings, a league source told ZAGSBLOG.
Gabriel went undrafted Thursday night, but participated in nearly 20 workouts with teams.
The 6-foot-9 Gabriel averaged 6.8 points and 5.4 rebounds last season at Kentucky.
The Wildcats saw Kevin Knox,Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Jarred Vanderbilt and Hamidou Diallo drafted on Thursday.
Kentucky coach John Caliparisaid the Kentucky players in the NBA have contracts worth about $1.5 billion.
Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle.
A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.