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Kai Sotto, G League Ignite mutually agree to not rejoin team

February 25, 2021 , 1:57 PM ● Official release

Kai Sotto, who is now back in the U.S. after the FIBA qualifiers got cancelled, will no longer rejoin Ignite in the NBA G League.

NEW YORK, Feb 23, 2021 – NBA G League Ignite and international prospect Kai Sotto of the Philippines today announced the mutual decision that Sotto will not re-join Ignite. With the team’s permission, Sotto left Ignite in January to train with the Philippines National Team at the FIBA Asia Cup Qualifying Tournament in Qatar before that event was cancelled.

“Kai and the team both understood the challenges for him to rejoin Ignite given the current international travel constraints, quarantine times and health and safety protocols,” said NBA G League President Shareef Abdur-Rahim. “Kai will always be part of the extended Ignite family and we wish him continued success as he pursues his NBA dreams.”
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