Last Updated: 24 Mar, 2023 | Views: 121
Profession: Sports Men
Other Profession(s): Basketball Player
Famous For: Golden State Warriors
Higher Education: The Ensworth School
James Wiseman is a professional basketball player who plays for the Memphis Grizzlies of the NBA. He was born on March 31, 2001, in Nashville, Tennessee, and grew up in the city. Wiseman began playing basketball at an early age and developed his skills quickly. He played AAU basketball for the Nashville Celtics and then attended high school at Ensworth School. Wiseman was a highly rated recruit coming out of high school and was ranked as the No. 1 player in the class of 2019 by ESPN.
James Wiseman Career:
James Wiseman Begin Career: 2016- By June 2016, ESPN ranked Wiseman among its top 25 players in the 2019 recruiting class. In 2016, he played for the St. Louis Eagles Amateur Athletic Union team.
James Wiseman joined Team Penny:2017- In May 2017, Wiseman joined Team Penny, founded by former NBA player Penny Hardaway, on the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League (EYBL) circuit.
In August, he announced his transfer to Memphis East High School in Memphis, Tennessee, where Hardaway was promoted to head coach.
James Wiseman led Memphis East to a TSSAA Class AAA championship:2018- He led Memphis East to a TSSAA Class AAA championship, leading all scorers with 19 points.
James Wiseman Recorded triple-double of 27 points: March 1, 2019- He recorded a triple-double of 27 points, 20 rebounds, and 10 blocks to help his team win the Region 8AAA championship.
James Wiseman Become Golden State Warriors: 2020–2023: Wiseman was selected with the second overall pick in the 2020 NBA draft by the Golden State Warriors.
On February 9, 2023, Wiseman was traded to the Detroit Pistons in a four-team trade involving the Portland Trail Blazers and Atlanta Hawks.
James Wiseman Awards:
2018-19, McDonald's All American
James Wiseman Controversy:
James Wiseman Rule-breaking Recruitment:4th March 2020: James Wiseman has become the first case that will be judged by the NCAA's new independent investigation arm, the Independent Accountability Resolution Process.
James Wiseman Suspended at Memphis: 11 Nov 2020: Wiseman officially received a 12-game suspension from the NCAA for "recruiting inducements his family received" prior to his enrollment at Memphis.
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