The Barranquilla Jaime Echenique will not fulfill his dream, for now, to play in the NBA basketball, the best in the world. On Saturday, the Wash
The Barranquilla Jaime Echenique will not fulfill his dream, for now, to play in the NBA basketball, the best in the world. On Saturday, the Washington Wizards announced that they will not have their services for this upcoming season. He was excluded from the main team. Echenique did the preseason with the Wizards, where he played two games, scored four points, and had two rebounds in the 14 minutes he was on the court. Jordan Goodwin and Devontae Shuler were the other players ‘cut’ by the Washington quintet. Read here: Jaime Echenique will sign an exhibition contract with the Washington Wizards
Close, but …
The Colombians who have been closest to playing in the NBA are Braian Angola, who was also part of a preseason playing two games with the Orlando Magic in 2018, the Bolivarian Álvaro Teherán (RIP), drafted by the 76ers in 1991, but without get to have made his official debut and now Jaime Echenique, who did not pass the preseason with the Wizards.
Colombia will have to wait a few years to see an athlete from this country in the best basketball in the world.