12 Jul 2022 | 09:10 | Football
Jaylin Williams and Johnny Juzang are two Vietnamese players who are getting a lot of attention from basketball fans in the S-shaped land, Jaylin Williams even signed a “two-way” contract after the Juzang brothers signed a “two-way” contract with the Utah Jazz . “Contract with the Utah Jazz. Even bigger credits from the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Jaylin Williams has reached a long-term deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic. Jaylin Williams’ total salary is $8.2 million on a four-year contract.
Previously, the Oklahoma City Thunder first-round selection of three rookies Chet Holmgren, Ousmane Dieng and Jalen Williams have all received formal contracts. Having only been selected in the second round, Jaylin Williams was forced to prove himself to the new team through summer league training sessions and games. The above results show that the 19-year-old Blazer has put in a lot of effort to earn the trust of the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Jaylin Williams was very successful at the University of Arkansas. In 63 games with the Arkansas Razors, he averaged 7.9 points, 7.7 rebounds, and 2.6 assists on 46.1 percent of his points. Jaylin Williams was selected by the Oklahoma City Thunder with the 34th overall pick in the 2022 NBA draft.
With a formal contract signed, Jaylin Williams’ future belongs to the Oklahoma City Thunder’s first team. It’s a rebuilding team with a lot of young players. Therefore, Jaylin Williams will have a lot of opportunities to play for the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2022-2023 season.
Chances are, however, only theoretical. The Jaylin Williams position is filled with seasoned names such as Derek Favors, Jamie Charl Green, and equally talented young players Darius Bazley, Jeremy Robinson Earle, Alexei Pokushevsky, especially Chet Holmgren, was named the NBA’s new Kevin Durant. Therefore, Jaylin Williams will have to put in a lot of work if he wants to have more consistent playing time in the future.
Currently, Jaylin Williams is playing in the NBA Summer League with the Oklahoma City Thunder. In the Utah game, Jaylin Williams played in 3 games and played about 14.3 minutes, averaging 0.7 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game. Jaylin Williams has yet to play for the Oklahoma City Thunder in Las Vegas.
As for Johnny Juzan, the player just made his debut for the Utah Jazz against the Atlanta Hawks. Despite being included in the starting lineup, Johnny Gussan pulled back 3 points with just 1/6 shooting, 4 rebounds and 1 assist.
Johnny Juzang needs to improve as soon as possible in the upcoming NBA Summer League. The 21-year-old Gunner has only signed a “two-way” contract with the Utah Jazz, which means he has to play more balls in the NBA G-League. Juzang’s brother will have to work harder if he wants to bring back a formal contract like Jaylin Williams with the Oklahoma City Thunder.