Blazers to sign Jaylen Adams as replacement for Trevor Ariza
The Portland Trail Blazers appear to have a roster replacement for Trevor Ariza.
Ariza informed the team last week that he would not be joining them in Orlando for the restart due to a family matter. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the team plans to sign Jaylen Adams as a replacement.
The Portland Trail Blazers plan to sign guard Jaylen Adams as a substitute player to replace Trevor Ariza, sources tell ESPN. Adams was the G-League's MVP runner-up with Wisconsin. #Bonnies
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 30, 2020
Adams, 24, played at St. Bonaventure from 2014-2018 and was he co-Atlantic 10 Conference Player of the Year as a senior. He was signed to a two-way contract by the Atlanta Hawks after going undrafted. He averaged 3.2 points in 12.6 minutes per game over 3 contests in 2018-2019 for Atlanta. He averaged 21.5 points per game with the G League’s Wisconsin Herd this season.