Wenyen Gabriel was not a huge star for the Kentucky Wildcats, but the sharpshooting wing impressed during the pre-Draft process.
No NBA team took a shot on him in last month's draft. That isn't a huge surprise, after he averaged 6.8 points and 5.4 rebounds per game last season under John Calipari.
However, he doesn't bring an interesting skill set. He shot just under 40-percent from three-point range, and blocked over a shot per game.
Gabriel played for the Sacramento Kings during NBA Summer League. Now, he'll have his chance to play for the team, which features a number of former Wildcats, during the actual season.
NBA insider David Aldridge reports that Wenyen Gabriel signed a two-way deal with the Kings.
Sacramento has a young roster filled with frontcourt talent, so minutes may be hard to come by. Still, it is a good opportunity for him.
Gabriel retweeted NBC Sports' James Ham, who confirmed the original Aldridge report.
A two-way deal allows the Kings to play Gabriel at the NBA level, but also send him down to the G-League when they need to.
The Kings' G-League affiliate is relatively nearby. The team recently relocated to Stockton, California.
The Kings roster is already littered with former Wildcats. Willie Cauley-Stein, De'Aaron Fox, and Skal Labissiere all play for the club.