Wenyen Gabriel was born on March 26,1997 and is a South Sudanese-American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association.
17 Facts About Wenyen Gabriel
Wenyen Gabriel played 19:17 minutes in the 2016 Nike Hoop Summit, scoring two points, grabbing four rebounds and dishing out two assists.
Wenyen Gabriel made his debut for the Kentucky Wildcats in an exhibition game on October 31,2016 against Clarion University, tallying nine points, two rebounds and one assist in 17 minutes coming off the bench.
Wenyen Gabriel declared for the 2018 NBA draft, but went undrafted.
Wenyen Gabriel joined the Sacramento Kings for the 2018 NBA Summer League.
Wenyen Gabriel had a double-double of 16 points and 16 rebounds for the Stockton Kings on December 20,2019, in a win over the Delaware Blue Coats.
On January 20,2020, Wenyen Gabriel was traded to the Portland Trail Blazers along with Trevor Ariza and Caleb Swanigan in exchange for Kent Bazemore, Anthony Tolliver and two future second round picks.
On November 30,2020, Wenyen Gabriel signed with the New Orleans Pelicans.
In October 2021, Wenyen Gabriel joined the Wisconsin Herd as an affiliate player.
On December 21,2021, Wenyen Gabriel signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets.
On December 31,2021, Wenyen Gabriel signed a 10-day contract with the Los Angeles Clippers.
Wenyen Gabriel signed a third 10-day contract with the Clippers on January 11,2022.
On January 29,2022, Wenyen Gabriel signed a 10-day contract with the New Orleans Pelicans.
Wenyen Gabriel did not play in a game for the Pelicans before his deal expired.
On March 1,2022, Wenyen Gabriel signed a two-way contract with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Wenyen Gabriel was born in Khartoum, Sudan, on March 26,1997.
Wenyen Gabriel received a US passport in 2015 and represented the USA Basketball Junior National Select Team at the 2016 Nike Hoop Summit.