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G League Ignite Veteran Amir Johnson on Being a Mentor to Kai Sotto

Over the course of his career, Amir Johnson has made 870 NBA appearances (2005-19) for the Detroit Pistons, Toronto Raptors, Boston Celtics, and Philadelphia 76ers. Although, the latest step in his career saw him join the G League Ignite team for elite prospects. Being part of the Ignite set-up places Johnson in a mentoring role […]

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Kai Sotto on the Support From The Philippines: “I’m Doing It for Them”

Kai Sotto, along with Jonathan Kuminga and Reggie Hearn, spoke to reporters in a virtual media availability on December 9. In response to NBA Call-Ups regarding the support he receives from the Philippines, Sotto was full of praise for his native country. There are players currently in the NBA with Filipino roots, such as Jordan […]

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Kai Sotto Is Working to Model His Game off NBA Champion, Pau Gasol

Kai Sotto, along with Jonathan Kuminga and Reggie Hearn, spoke to reporters in a virtual media availability on December 9. Sotto was asked about comparisons to international NBA star, Kristaps Porziņģis. When the 18-year-old prospect pivoted and drew comparisons to 2-time NBA Champion, Pau Gasol. Sotto holds the ability to shoot from the outside, fitting […]

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Prospects

Why G League Ignite Is Perfect for Kai Sotto and His Development

The game is always fundamental overseas. Kids at a very young age learn the X’s and O’s, and use it to their advantage in their development. Kai Sotto is a player that many insiders have raved about in the Philippines, for quite some time now. Sotto has been a phenomenal big man in his home […]

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New G League Select Team With Elite Prospects: What We Know So Far

On April 16, the NBA G League shocked the basketball world as they announced the coup of top high-school prospect, Jalen Green. The 18-year-old passed on college to join the NBA’s minor league in a “reshaped” professional pathway program. On the same day, shortly after, it was announced that fellow top prospect, Isaiah Todd, would […]

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Meet 18-Year-Old, 7-Foot-2 Kai Sotto

The NBA G League’s reshaped professional pathway program has sent shock-waves around the college recruitment circles. With many elite prospects entertaining the idea of playing for the new select team, before entering their respective draft. One of those prospects, center Kai Sotto. Born in the Philippines, Sotto played at Ateneo de Manila High School. Before […]

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Brian Shaw to Become Head Coach of the G League Elite Team

On June 1, it emerged that Brian Shaw will become the Head Coach of the new NBA G League elite team. The team, based in Los Angeles, has top prospects Jalen Green, Isaiah Todd, Daishen Nix, and Kai Sotto confirmed to be on board for next season. The news was confirmed by Shams Charania of […]

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Another Prospect Joins G League, Kai Sotto

7-foot-2 center, Kai Sotto, has opted to join the NBA G League’s professional pathway program. His decision fills another spot on the new Los Angeles-based select team, that will feature Jalen Green, Isaiah Todd, and Daishen Nix. Shams Charania of The Athletic broke the news on May 11. Sotto, from the Philippines, has been playing […]