TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — The NBA Draft was Thursday night, and while former Florida High stand-out Jaylen Martin didn't hear his name, he is headed to the league.
Martin was picked up by the New York Knicks on a two-way deal, meaning he can be rostered with the Knicks and their G-League affiliate.
Jaylen Martin signs with the Knicks on a 2-way deal. Martin is a 19-year-old 6'6" wing from Overtime Elite where he averaged 14 points & 5.9 rebounds per game this winterpic.twitter.com/ZHR6IYwidX— New York Basketball (@NBA_NewYork) June 23, 2023
He left Florida High after his junior year to train with Overtime Elite, a league established to compete with the NCAA for athletes to reach the NBA.