No. 28 NBA draft pick puts God No. 1
The 6-foot-5 Ager, who averaged about 19 points per game his senior season, is expected to compete for significant playing time in the Mavericks’ backcourt.
And his religious upbringing might help him with coach Avery Johnson, as both “know that having a hard edge and being spiritual aren’t mutually exclusive,” The Dallas Morning News reported.
“You can still be a Christian and still be tough,” Ager told the newspaper. “I play hard every day and don’t take anything on the court.”
July 13, 2006