EJ Montgomery will get another crack at the NBA, this time he’s back with the defending champion Milwaukee Bucks. Montgomery will join the Bucks summer league roster for 2021. He’s one of 14 former Wildcats to make a Summer League Roster.
The Bucks announce 2021 NBA Summer League Roster: https://t.co/NCdDO0TmHa
— Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) August 8, 2021
Montgomery made the decision to leave UK after his sophomore season in 2019-20, which saw his final moment end with a tip-in against Florida to cap off Kentucky’s season with a win before COVID stopped that team in its tracks.
Four months* ago today, Kentucky beat Florida on a late tip-in by EJ Montgomery.
*500 years pic.twitter.com/gUlvwgBkCL
— Not Jerry Tipton (@NotJerryTipton) July 7, 2020
After that Montgomery signed with the Bucks after going undrafted until he was waived on December 17th. Earlier this year he played in Lithuania.
Other notable former ‘Cats include Kentucky’s two draft picks this year- Isaiah Jackson and BJ Boston, Olivier Sarr, Brandon Knight, and Ashton Hagans will get another shot after being released from the Timberwolves in 2020. Here’s the full Kentucky Summer League roster:
Brandon Knight (Brooklyn Nets)
Nick Richards (Charlotte Hornets)
Mychal Mulder (Golden State Warriors)
Isaiah Jackson (Indiana Pacers)
Brandon Boston Jr. (Los Angeles Clippers)
Olivier Sarr (Memphis Grizzlies)
Kevin Knox, Immanuel Quickley, Reid Travis (New York Knicks)
Tyrese Maxey (Philadelphia 76ers)
Skal Labissiere (San Antonio Spurs)
Ashton Hagans (Toronto Raptors)
Nate Sestina (Utah Jazz)
EJ Montgomery (Milwaukee Bucks)
Summer Leauge play begins today and lasts all the way through August 17th from Las Vegas where a champion will be crowned. You can watch all of the NBA Summer League on ESPN’s family of networks.