San Antonio Spurs sign 2nd-round pick Chimezie Metu
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs have signed forward Chimezie Metu, the team’s second-round draft pick out of Southern California.
The 6-foot-11 Metu, the 49th overall pick, averaged a team-high 15.9 points for the Trojans along with 7.4 rebounds and 1.74 blocks in 31 minutes per game. He recently played with San Antonio in the 2018 NBA Summer League, averaging 11.4 points, 7.6 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 21.4 minutes in five appearances.
Over his three-year career at USC, he averaged 12.3 points and 6.3 rebounds in 27.0 minutes while shooting 53 percent. Terms of his deal were not disclosed Tuesday by the Spurs.