Jaime Echenique is one step away from being the first Colombian player in the NBA. The Washington Wizards are about to sign the South American to a 10-day contract, according to various reports.
Echenique belongs to the Washington club in the G League, Capital City Go-Go, and would be about to reach the Eastern Conference team due to casualties due to COVID-19 infections.
When he debuts, Echenique will be making basketball history in his country.
The Barranquilla native plays in the center position and in the NCAA he played with Wichita State University. He is 24 years old and is also part of the Colombian national team.