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EJ Montgomery officially signs with agent

When EJ Montgomery declared for the NBA Draft on April 15, 2020, his announcement made it clear he would be forgoing his remaining collegiate eligibility. Still, some held out hope, especially as the COVID-19 pandemic has continued to make the timeline for this year’s NBA season, next year’s NBA season and even the NBA Draft itself unclear.

Regardless, EJ Montgomery has not changed his mind. The former Cat has officially signed with an agent.

The Wasserman agency announced the news on Twitter on Friday, including Montgomery in its list of recent signees. The new class also includes Auburn’s Austin Wiley, Vanderbilt’s Saben Lee, Florida State’s Patrick Williams, Oregon’s Payton Pritchard, Oregon State’s Tres Tinkle and Gonzaga’s Ryan Woolridge.

Article written by Maggie Davis

I love sports, podcasts, long walks on the beach and Twitter (@MaggieDavisKSR)

17 Comments for EJ Montgomery officially signs with agent

  1. Tom Bombadil
    11:04 am May 3, 2020 Permalink

    Wish you the best EJ!
    God speed!
    GO CATS!

  2. CatfaninCinci
    11:08 am May 3, 2020 Permalink

    They must do a lot of work in Europe

  3. UKFanSC
    11:16 am May 3, 2020 Permalink

    Good luck EJ……practice your Italian

  4. dhard
    12:12 pm May 3, 2020 Permalink

    Good grief, an agent for EJ to play in the rec league.

    • UKFaninCO
      3:56 pm May 3, 2020 Permalink


  5. sp
    12:12 pm May 3, 2020 Permalink

    Wasserman Agency: building an empire one 50k contract at a time.

    • T-Town Cat
      12:19 pm May 3, 2020 Permalink

      I hope this agency has another way to make money.

  6. Irish son
    12:22 pm May 3, 2020 Permalink

    LMAO! What a joke. He’s an older version of Whitney. There is not ONE single facet of Basketball that he is good at

  7. dave1964
    12:27 pm May 3, 2020 Permalink

    Well good for EJnow his agent just needs to find a deaf/dumb/blind NBA team to draft him.

  8. lbaker0050
    12:29 pm May 3, 2020 Permalink

    Shame on whomever is giving this man bad information!!!

  9. Swizzle
    12:39 pm May 3, 2020 Permalink

    I’m sure footlocker needs a manager somewhere.

  10. UKinIN
    12:46 pm May 3, 2020 Permalink

    I have no personal information on EJ but he reminds me of a guy that plays basketball because he’s tall and not because he loves it. It seems like he, or the people that are advising him, are trying to force him into a situation where he’s not wanted. Best of luck to him.

  11. WatchutalkinboutWillis
    2:30 pm May 3, 2020 Permalink

    While I do agree EJ is receiving bad advice or made a poor decision to not return to school, I find it horrifying that many of the “fans” of UK think it is funny or a good idea to bash him online. I know most of you ended up EXACTLY where you wanted to be in life and NEVER made any stupid decisions of your own…but please take a momentous reflect before you post something complaining about a guy’s immaturity that only shows how immature you are.

    • UKFanSC
      4:08 pm May 3, 2020 Permalink

      This finger wagging was brought to you by the good folks at Rock Auto……all the parts your car will ever need.

  12. CahillsCrossingNT
    2:55 pm May 3, 2020 Permalink

    I wish him well, but I can’t see this being anything but a bad decision.

  13. Ace Duncan
    3:44 pm May 3, 2020 Permalink

    He left knowing the NBA was never in the cards, at least not for a few years. He is there to make some cash overseas and then hit the G-League.

  14. damage_control
    5:07 pm May 3, 2020 Permalink

    Hope he’s good at the Lira per Dollar conversion rate.