WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Sunday night’s NBA win was also a win for UNCW.
The Los Angeles Lakers won the NBA Finals, defeating the Miami Heat 106 to 90 on Sunday, taking the series 4-2.
Power forward Devontae Cacok became the first UNCW alum to win an NBA championship.
🎶 Ballin’ like the Lakers, want a championship 🎶 pic.twitter.com/Q80G9fMjvB
— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) October 12, 2020
Cacok played four year at UNCW and led the nation in rebounded his junior year.
After going undrafted, he was signed to the Laker’s G-League Development Team. He was named to the All-NBA G League first team and earned a spot on the roster for the Laker’s Championship run.