On Wednesday night, center James Wiseman will be taken by an NBA team in the 2020 draft, perhaps starting what could be a great career for the big man.
If you’re reading this, you might be looking for the answer to a question you have: why did he play just three games in his entire collegiate career for Memphis under head coach Penny Hardaway?
It’s a good question with a bit of a convoluted answer that we’ll sort out for you. Let’s break down what happened in the 2019-20 season before Wiseman ended up as one of the top prospects in the 2020 NBA draft.
Who is James Wiseman?
He’s a 7-foot-1 center who’s a Nashville native. He joined Memphis as a freshman in 2019 under Hardaway. Wiseman was one of the highest-rated freshmen in the country.
What happened when he played?
In his college debut against South Carolina State,