Men’s basketball future Lee Hyun-joong (23-2 m2) has signed a summer league contract with the Portland Trailblazers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

“(Lee) will play in the summer league in a Portland uniform,” said Lee’s father, Lee Yoon-hwan, the head basketball coach of Samil High School on Wednesday. Portland is the team that drafted center Seung-jin Ha, 파워볼사이트 the first Korean to play in the NBA, in the 2004 rookie draft.

This will be the second consecutive year that Hyun-Joong Lee will take the court in the Summer League after playing in the league last season with the Philadelphia 76ers. The NBA Summer League is an off-season competition that pairs rookies with first- and second-year players. If a player stands out in the Summer League, he or she may be offered a contract.

“If he doesn’t get signed by an NBA team after the Summer League, he will most likely play in the Australian league, where he currently has a three-year contract,” Lee explained. Lee Hyun-jung is the son of Lee Yoon-hwan, who played for Samsung Electronics, and Sung Jung-ah, a 1984 Los Angeles silver medalist in basketball.