DaJuan Wagner had star written all over his game. And now, he hopes the script will produce a stunning comeback.
He averaged 42.5 points as a senior for Camden (N.J.) High School's famed basketball program. The 6-foot-2 guard scored 100 points in one game en route to 3,462 in his high school years.
He had basketball genes, as his father was another Camden legend, Milt Wagner.
Dajuan Wagner is making a basketball comeback and has signed with the Philadelphia Spirit of the American Basketball Association.
Wagner, 31, last played in the NBA in November 2006.
"I need to get some good up-and-down going," Wagner said. "I've got to get my feet wet and see where I'm at."
Wagner played one season at Memphis and was the No. 6 overall pick in the 2002 NBA draft...
November 07, 2014
What could have been. Dejaun used to get comparisons to Iverson. Dang.Check out the original article from Philly.com, here.-- Camden, New Jersey native Dajuan Wagner will continue his professional playing career in Philadelphia. Wagner, maybe best known for scoring 100 points in a game for Camden High, has agreed to terms with the ABA’s Philadelphia Spirit. The terms of the...
It’s been nearly eight years since Dajuan Wagner last played in an NBA game, but Camden’s ‘Messiah’ is set on trying to make a comeback to reach a destiny unfulfilled.
Injuries and illnesses have robbed the former Camden High School star of the chance of becoming an all-time great. At this point Wagner simply wants to play for his son and his community one more time....
A former Cleveland Cavalier believes he could have altered the course of NBA history.
With LeBron James reportedly set to become a free agent again, ex-Cav Dajuan Wagner is looking back at what could have been.
Wagner played only four seasons in the NBA after being drafted by the Cavs with the No. 6 pick in the 2002 NBA Draft. Wagner was a high school scoring wonder and showed immense...