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Here's How Much Darius Bazley Can Make In G-League

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LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 11: A basketball hoop, net and backboard are shown before the championship game of the Pac-12 Basketball Tournament between the Arizona Wildcats and the Oregon Ducks at T-Mobile Arena on March 11, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Arizona won 83-80. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

One of the top high school recruits in the nation spurned the program he was committed to and decided to head to the NBA's G-League instead.

Darius Bazley had been committed to play for Jim Boeheim and the Syracuse Orange in 2018-19, but decided he'll turn semi-pro.

According to Yahoo! Sports‘ Shams Charania, Bazley will forego a college career to earn a little cash in the NBA's developmental league. But just how much can Bazley earn?

The max contract a G-League player can sign is $30,000.

It's awful news for Syracuse, who loses its top recruit late in the process. Bazley revealed why he's skipping college:

"The G League will have the most to offer, considering that is the development league for the NBA. I will get more out of that than going overseas. The G League is the closest thing to the NBA. I see most guys now are spending time in the G League even after they went to school and the draft, so this gives me the chance to accelerate the process."

The G-League 2018 Draft will take place this fall.

Did Bazley make the right choice?