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Long Island Nets Acquire Kevin Olekaibe

By alandstrom | December 30, 2018

LONG ISLAND (Dec. 30, 2018) – The Long Island Nets, the NBA G League affiliate of the Brooklyn Nets, have acquired guard Kevin Olekaibe from the available player pool with a roster hardship exception granted by the NBA G League.

Olekaibe (6’2”, 180) has appeared in 96 career NBA G League games over four seasons (2014-18) with the Canton Charge, averaging 6.8 points and 2.2 rebounds in 17.6 minutes per game. During the 2017-18 season, Olekaibe recorded career-high averages of 9.2 points, 3.6 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 1.3 steals in 23.1 minutes per contest. Prior to playing in the NBA G League, the 26-year-old played three collegiate seasons (2010-13) for Fresno State and spent his senior season (2013-14) at UNLV.