Was not drafted by the NBA out of college in 2018…signed an Exhibit 10 contract with the Sacramento Kings on Oct. 3, 2018…waived by Sacramento on Oct. 4, 2018…signed as a free agent by the HEAT to a two-way contract on Jan. 8, 2020.
Has appeared in nine NBA regular season games (no starts) during his one-year NBA career and has averaged 2.4 points, 0.7 assists, 0.6 rebounds and 9.2 minutes while shooting 21.6 percent from the floor and 22.2 percent from three-point range…has missed two games due to injury, 10 games as a DNP-CD, one game as a heathy scratch on the inactive list and 15 while on G League assignments…has yet to appear in an NBA Playoff game…has appeared in 55 NBA G League regular season games (six starts) and has averaged 15.6 points, 2.7 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 1.04 steals and 24.6 minutes while shooting 42.5 percent from the floor, 37.6 percent from three-point range and 84.1 percent from the line…has scored in double figures in 37 G League games, including 18 games with at least 20 points and six 30-point performances…hit at least one three-point field goal in 35 consecutive G League games from Mar. 15, 2019-Mar. 7, 2020.
Split the season between the HEAT of the NBA and the Sioux Falls Skyforce and Stockton Kings of the NBA G League…came off the bench in all nine games in which he appeared for the HEAT and averaged 2.4 points (.216 FG%, .000 FT%), 0.7 assists, 0.6 rebounds and 9.2 minutes…missed two games due to injury, 10 as a DNP-CD, one (Aug. 1) as a healthy scratch on the inactive list and 15 while on G League assignments…sat out Aug. 6 vs. Milwaukee with right knee soreness and Aug. 14 vs. Indiana with a right shoulder sprain…led the HEAT in steals and plus/minus once each…made his NBA debut on Jan. 27 vs. Orlando…appeared in 31 G League games (three starts) with the Skyforce and Kings and averaged 20.9 points (.445 FG%, .922 FT%), 3.1 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 1.16 steals and 29.3 minutes…was named the NBA G League Most Improved Player…ranked among the G League leaders in scoring average (6th) and three-point field goals made (6th) and attempted (7th)…scored in double figures 28 times, including 17 games with at least 20 points and six 30-point efforts…came off the bench in all 11 games in which he appeared for the Skyforce and averaged 16.4 points (.389 FG%, 1.000 FT%), 2.0 assists, 1.7 rebounds, 1.00 steals and 24.8 minutes…topped the Skyforce in scoring four times…appeared in 20 games (three starts) with the Stockton Kings and averaged 23.4 points (.469 FG%, .897 FT%), 3.8 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 1.25 steals and 31.9 minutes…NBA Season Highs: Nine points (at L.A. Clippers, Feb. 5), two rebounds (at Sacramento, Feb. 7), three steals (vs. Oklahoma City, Aug. 12), two assists (twice) and 20:31 minutes (at Sacramento, Feb. 7).
Appeared in 24 games (three starts) for the Stockton Kings of the NBA G League and averaged 8.8 points (.378 FG%, .710 FT%), 2.6 assists, 2.3 rebounds and 18.6 minutes…scored in double figures nine times, including one 20-point performance…scored in double figures a season-high four consecutive games from Dec. 20-29.
2019-20: Was named the NBA G League Most Improved Player.
National Team: Represented the Nigeran National Team at the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup in China…appeared in all five games and averaged 11.4 points (.500 FG%, .714 FT%), 1.2 rebounds, 1.60 steals, 0.6 assists and 18.6 minutes…ranked second on the team in scoring average…scored 23 points, including the game-winning three-pointer with 0.3 seconds left against Poland on Aug. 24.