Canadian guard Lindell Wigginton has signed a two-way contract with the defending NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks.
The 23-year-old from Dartmouth, N.S., has averaged 17.2 points, 5.3 rebounds, 4.9 assists in nearly 31 minutes a game in 17 contests this season with the Wisconsin Herd, the Bucks' G-League affiliate.
Wigginton played for the Hamilton Honey Badgers during the 2021 Canadian Elite Basketball League season, averaging 21.5 points, 4.9 rebounds, 4.4 assists, 1.1 steals in 15 games. He was named CEBL Canadian player of the year and was runner-up for the CEBL player of the year award.
Wigginton is the first Canadian to sign an NBA contract after playing in the CEBL.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 13, 2022.