Undrafted NBA Free Agents 2020: Latest Details on Top Rookie Signings

Scott Polacek@@ScottPolacekFeatured ColumnistNovember 19, 2020

FILE - In this March 7, 2020, file photo, Kansas' Devon Dotson (1) celebrates after an NCAA college basketball game against Texas Tech in Lubbock, Texas. Kansas finished the season No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll, receiving 63 of 65 first-place votes from a national media panel Wednesday, March 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson, FIle)
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Dreams came true Wednesday when 60 players heard their names called at the 2020 NBA draft.

The dreams for those who were not called may have been dealt a temporary blow, but there have been plenty of undrafted free agents to make an impact in the league. The next batch of such players are looking for homes and at least have more flexibility to choose their destinations than their counterparts who were picked.

Here is a look at some of the latest reported developments for the top rookies still available after the draft:

One of the best players in all of college basketball will join the Chicago Bulls in Kansas' Devon Dotson:

Penn State's Lamar Stevens, who led the team in scoring, is going to the Cleveland Cavaliers:

Kentucky playmaker Ashton Hagans is going to the Minnesota Timberwolves:

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Houston's Nate Hinton is headed to the Dallas Mavericks:

The Mavs also came to terms on a deal with Baylor forward Freddie Gillespie:

Gonzaga star Killian Tillie will join the Memphis Grizzlies:

Butler guard Sean McDermott and WCC Defensive Player of the Year Jahlil Tripp of Pacific will also join the Grizzlies:

Arkansas guard Mason Jones will sign with the Houston Rockets:

New Mexico State guard Trevelin Queen will do the same:

Marquette guard Markus Howard, who was one of the best scorers in all of college basketball, is joining the Denver Nuggets:

UAB guard Nate Darling will sign with the Charlotte Hornets:

WCC leading scorer Jordan Ford of Saint Mary's is going to the Los Angeles Clippers:

Michigan's Zavier Simpson is heading to the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers:

Xavier forward Naji Marshall agreed to a two-way deal with the New Orleans Pelicans:

William & Mary center Nathan Knight reached an agreement with the Atlanta Hawks:

Creighton guard Ty-Shon Alexander is going to the Phoenix Suns on a two-way contract:

Florida State point guard Trent Forrest will call Utah home after inking a two-day deal with the Jazz:

Georgetown big man Omer Yurtseven agreed to an Exhibit 10 contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder:

Josh Hall, another big man who's making the NBA jump from Moravian Prep, is also going to OKC:


The coming days will surely bring more news as teams look for the next undrafted star waiting to be discovered who could follow in the footsteps of Ben Wallace, Bruce Bowen, Avery Johnson and others.