Adams last played in the NBA in 2019 before spending much of the current season in the G League. Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

The Portland Trail Blazers appear to have a roster replacement for Trevor Ariza.

Ariza informed the team last week that he would not be joining them in Orlando for the restart due to a family matter. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the team plans to sign Jaylen Adams as a replacement.

Adams, 24, played at St. Bonaventure from 2014-2018 and was he co-Atlantic 10 Conference Player of the Year as a senior. He was signed to a two-way contract by the Atlanta Hawks after going undrafted. He averaged 3.2 points in 12.6 minutes per game over three contests in 2018-19 for Atlanta. He averaged 21.5 points per game with the G League’s Wisconsin Herd this season.

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.

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