Kai Sotto set for New York Knicks mini camp

Kai Sotto Gilas Pilipinas vs Lebanon

Gilas Pilipinas heart Kai Sotto throughout a sport towards Lebanon in Beirut. Photograph by Fiba

MANILA, Philippines—After understanding with the Dallas Mavericks and Utah Jazz, Filipino heart Kai Sotto will lengthen his string of coaching with NBA groups, this time with the New York Knicks.

Based on Heavy Sports activities, Sotto will fly to New York subsequent week to check his luck with different aspiring prospects in hopes of creating a Summer season League roster.

“He’s going by means of the method proper now of introducing himself to NBA groups and coaches and compete towards different gamers which are hungry to get a chance to play within the Summer season League and get a chance to make a roster,” Sotto’s agent Tony Ronzone stated in an episode of PlayItRight with Quinito Henson.

It’s going to be a busy 12 months for Sotto, who not too long ago signed an extension with the Hiroshima Dragonflies within the Japan B.League. His title was additionally included within the Gilas Pilipinas’ 21-man pool for the upcoming Fiba World Cup.

The 21-year-old Sotto, nonetheless, believes that there received’t be any battle along with his dedication so far as seeing motion for Gilas is worried.

“The Summer season League received’t be a battle by way of scheduling. It [Summer League] finishes in mid-July and the World Cup is on the finish of August. I believe there will likely be time,” Sotto stated.

“It’s the World Cup and the Philippines is internet hosting so it could be the largest video games in our careers.”


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