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Former Shocker Jaime Echenique signs 10-day contract with Washington Wizards

Washington Wizards' Jaime Echenique poses for a photograph during an NBA basketball media day,...
Washington Wizards' Jaime Echenique poses for a photograph during an NBA basketball media day, Monday, Sept. 27, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)(Nick Wass | AP)
Published: Dec. 30, 2021 at 7:00 PM CST
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Former Wichita State men’s basketball starter Jaime Echenique is getting his chance to play in the NBA. The Washington Wizards on Thursday announced that the team signed the 6-11, 258-pound center to a 10-day contract through the NBA Hardship Exception provisions.

Echenique performed well in the NBA G League this year with Capital City, averaging about 13 points and nine rebounds per game. He also ranks third in blocks across the G League.

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