WASHINGTON, DC – The Washington Wizards announced today that they have signed forward/center Jay Huff to a two-way contract.
Huff (7-1, 240 pounds) played in four career NBA games while on a two-way contract with the Los Angeles Lakers during the 2021-22 season. He has appeared in 47 games with the South Bay Lakers of the NBA G League over the last two years, averaging 15.1 points, 6.9 rebounds and 2.9 blocks per game while shooting .638 from the field. Huff currently leads the NBA G League with 3.4 blocks per game this season and has tallied nine double doubles on .622 shooting from the field and .380 shooting from three.
Huff went undrafted in the 2021 NBA Draft before joining the Wizards for Las Vegas Summer League, training camp and preseason. He then joined the Lakers on a two-way contract before signing into the NBA G League with South Bay in January 2022. The Durham, North Carolina native played four seasons at the University of Virginia, where he finished second on the school’s all-time blocks list with 166.