AUSTIN (Oct. 23, 2021) – The Austin Spurs today announced that they have selected forward/center with the 39th overall selection in the second round of the 2021 NBA G League Draft.
Wangmene, 6-7/240, most recently played for Limburg United in Belgium during the 2019-20 season. The Cameroon native spent six seasons competing internationally from 2013-16 and 2017-20 and became a Slovenian Cup champion in 2015. Wangmene returns to Austin after previously playing for the Austin Spurs in the 2016-17 and 2012-13 seasons and graduating from The University of Texas at Austin in 2012. In five seasons at Texas, including a medical redshirt 2008-09 season, he averaged 2.7 points and 2.8 rebounds in 11.8 minutes per game. He was an Academic All-Big 12 Second Team selection in 2009-10 and two-time Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll member. He represented his home country playing for the Cameroon National Team in the summers of 2008 and 2009 and the Cameroon Under-20 National Team at 15 years old.