DECEMBER 2: The Bucks have officially signed Montgomery, according to RealGM’s transactions log.
NOVEMBER 22: Undrafted Kentucky forward EJ Montgomery is set to sign with the Bucks, according to Drew Franklin of Kentucky Sports Radio, citing Montgomery’s own Instagram. “For everyone asking we headed to Milwaukee @bucks!!!!” Montgomery initially announced.
The news was confirmed by Matt Velzaquez of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Twitter link), who indicated that the deal would extend to a training camp invitation, with a chance to potentially make the Bucks’ regular season roster.
The Bucks will able to field up to 20 players for their training camp lineup. In his two years with the Wildcats, the 6’10” power forward averaged 4.8 PPG, 4.6 RPG, and 1.1 BPG across 19.0 MPG of game action. The 21-year-old Montgomery was a high school teammate of current Sixers All-Star Ben Simmons at Montverde Academy in Florida during Montgomery’s freshman and sophomore seasons.