Former Wagner College hoopster to play in NBA Summer League with Golden StateUpdated: Jun. 26, 2022
Wagner College guard and two-time Northeast Conference (NEC) Player of the Year Alex Morales will play for the reigning NBA Champion Golden State Warriors in this year’s NBA Summer League.
In his three-year career on Grymes Hill, Morales became the 13th player in NEC history to compile 1,000 points, 500 rebounds and 250 assists while leading Wagner with 19 points, seven rebounds, and four assists per contest.
The Paterson, N.J. native became the fourth player in league history to repeat as NEC Player of the Year while also earning Defensive Player of the Year and First Team All-NEC honors. He was voted to the NABC District 15 First Team, earned ECAC Player of the Year and First Team All-Met honors in 2022. In Wagner’s NEC quarterfinal win over Saint Francis U, Morales recorded 11 points, 12 rebounds, and 10 assists, recording the 12th triple-double in the NEC since 1997. The last known triple-double in NEC Tournament action dates back to 1983, when LIU’s Carey Scurry recorded 12 points, 13 rebounds, 10 blocks in the ECAC quarterfinals on March 9, 1983.
The Golden State Warriors recently defeated the Boston Celtics to win the NBA championship. Golden State will host the fourth annual California Classic, playing two games against the Sacramento Kings and Los Angeles Lakers on July 2-3.
The Warriors will also compete in the NBA’s annual Las Vegas Summer League, where they will face off against the New York Knicks on July 8 at 5 p.m on ESPN2, before taking on the San Antonio Spurs on July 10 at 7:30 p.m. on NBA TV. The Warriors are scheduled to play against the Boston Celtics on July 12 at 8 p.m. on ESPN2, before a matchup with the Oklahoma City Thunder on July 15 at 7 p.m. on ESPN rounds out the Summer League schedule.